I want thank everyone so much for taking the time to answer the quiz questions. I also want to thank everybody for your warm and encouraging words.
The winners are……………(Drumroll please!)
1. Barbara Lallas- First Prize- A Hand Painted Rive Gauche or Rive Droite Tote Bag by Kasia Dietz
2. Connie Webster- Second Prize - A copy of The Food Lovers Guide to Paris by Patricia Wells
3. Cheryl Matzker- Third Prize- A copy of Hungry for France by Alexander Lobrano
Big congratulations to the winners!
The correct answers are highlighted in pink.
What country did I visit for two weeks and fell in love with? (2013)
2. South Africa
What gallery did Vincent have his exhibition in, where his mother came to visit? (2013)
2. Thaddeus Ropac
4. Peanut Gallery
What sporting event did I watch with my friends? (2006)
2. World Cup
4. Potato sack races
Which Parisian of the Month danced with Gene Kelly? (2011)
1. Catherine Deneuve
2. Leslie Caron
3. Kim Kardashian
4. Louise Brody
What is the name of the documentary about the pastry competition and The Meilleurs Ouvriers de France? (2011)
1. Kings of Pastry
2. Pie in the Sky
What’s the name of the holiday cake I write about every January?
2. Paris Brest
3. Chocolate fondant
4. La Galette de Rois
What fashion designer decorated the rooms at the Hotel Bellchasse? (2007)
1. Yve St. Laurent
2. Sonia Rykiel
3. Christian LaCroix
4. Puff Daddy
What famous French actress had a series of windows at Le Bon Marché? (2012)
1. Jeanne Moreau
2. Catherine Deneuve
3. Marion Cotillard
4. Shelley Winters
New! Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes
I am happy to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes. Come take an ethnic culinary journey with me and chef and caterer Charlotte Puckette, co-author of the bestseller The Ethnic Paris Cookbook (with Olivia Kiang-Snaije). First we will shop at a Paris green-market for the freshest ingredients and then return to Charlotte's professional kitchen near the Eiffel Tower to cook a three-course lunch. After, we will indulge in the delicious feast we prepared along with hand-selected wines.
Cost: 185 euros per person (about $240)
Time: 9:30AM- 2PM (approximately 4 1/2 hours)
Location: We will meet by a metro station close to the market
Class days: Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Minimum of 2 students, maximum 6 students.
Click here to sign up for the next class or for more info.
I am pleased as punch to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Tours, which are 3-hour walking tours I will personally be leading. The Eye Prefer Paris Tour includes many of the places I have written about such as small museums & galleries, restaurants, cafes & food markets, secret addresses, fashion & home boutiques, parks, and much more.
Tours cost 210 euros for up to 3 people, and 70 euros for each additional person. I look forward to meeting you on my tours and it will be my pleasure and delight to show you my insiders Paris.
Check it out at www.eyepreferparistours.com
Click here to watch a video of our famous Marais tour