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Test Kitchen
Monday is my day off, however I do not rest. I use this time to research new menu items and
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No Jet Skis!
Oh, mon dieu... No jet skis in the pool, please. G-
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Do not disturb!
The kitchen is closed on Mondays. G-
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Whistle while you work…
You missed a spot! Just a few days left until the invitation only, Tour de France gala celebration at Bistro
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Le Tour 2018!
In my spare time, I have been busy baking my very popular Chef G Energy Bars for the Tour de
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A World Cup Victory!
With 20 years between victories, France celebrates winning the 2018 World Cup. I rushed back to Buffalo NY for the continuing festivities
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Happy Bastille Day!
Fête de la Fédération on 14 July 1790 was a celebration to commemorate the first anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille and the
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Jouons au football !
FIFA World Cup 2018 France vs Denmark 26 June 10 a Jouons au football! Let's play football! G- ps- Go France!
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The Garden
Beautiful colors of spring...the Clematis is in full bloom! G-  
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Sieste
Sieste Il est temps pour une sieste bien nécessaire! English translation: It is time for a much needed nap! I
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Memorial Day Weekend!
The menu is set for Memorial Day! Poached Salmon Steamed Asparagus with Egg & Avocado Lentils Rosé Petits Pots de
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G Towels
New towels for my future business venture Maison G Dix-Sept Onze. My Business Manager and Creative Consultant are in the
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Bistro G @1711
amant  English translation: Lover The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has not struck again! He is on special assignment
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Radis
Radis English translation: Radish Aaahhh....April in Paris! With April comes the freshest of fresh, French breakfast radishes. They have an
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Châtaigne
Châtaigne  English translation: Chestnut My good friends Alicia and Gaspar stopped by Bistro G to ring in the New Year. We
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Let it snow!
Qu'il neige!  English translation: Let it snow! Happy Holidays everyone! Peace. À bientôt! G-
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Seize
Seize  English translation: Sixteen A strange coincidence!Room number sixteen and table number sixteen.If you find Bistro G is booked, be
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Autumn
l'automne  English translation: Autumn The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has struck again! He spent the first two weeks
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Abeille
Abeille English translation: Bee I know I have said fear is useless, I even wrote a book about it...but if
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Camp G
amant  English translation: Lover The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has struck again! His creative mind brings you a
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Pool time!
Temps de piscine! G-
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Melting
There is never a dull moment in Chef Grenouille's life. This is the dance floor at Bistro G, one of
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Check it!
Our clients appreciate the enhanced dining experience at Chez G International restaurants where cellphones are checked at the door without exception.  G-
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Président
The famous dry erase artist, Amant, captured the moment I was leaving the Élyseé Palace today, after personally overseeing the festivities for the inauguration
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Félicitations!
Félicitations à Monsieur Macron et France! Félicitations G-   et ses amis au Auberge G quelque part dans le sud de la France. English translation: Congratulations
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Débat
débat  English translation: Debate The elusive, French dry erase artist and creative genius, Amant, has struck again! Amant was brought in to document
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Asperges
Asperges  English translation: Asparagus It's spring and although we can find asparagus year round at the market these days, in
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Happy Holidays!
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espionner
Espionner  English translation: to spy It has been said that Mark Zuckerberg covers his computer camera with tape and our FBI Director,
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étiquette
An attempt to educate the consumer spotted at Le Platane a small café in Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, France.... G-
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C’est une belle journée
C'est une belle journée! English translation: It's a beautiful day! Enjoy! G-
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4 Seasons
The iconic Four Seasons restaurant, located in the Mies designed Seagram's building with a Philip Johnson designed interior of landmark status
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Amant
amant  English translation: Lover The elusive, French dry erase artist, Amant, has struck again! His creative mind brings you a
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Coller
Coller   English translation: to glue The origin of collage is from the French word coller an art technique popularized in the early 1900's
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Joyeuses Fêtes !
Photo courtesy of Chef Grenouille's Creative Consultant,  Michele L. Moses.
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Promenade du Paillon
The Promenade du Paillon in Nice, France is a wonderland for children and adults alike with lush gardens, creatively paved walkways, and unique
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Le Tour
It's that time of year again! The 101st Tour de France will be departing from Yorkshire England Saturday July 5th and continuing
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Grand Big Mac…
The first McDonald's opened in France in 1972 in a suburb of Paris. The Champs Élysées in Paris, one of the world's most
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Le Jour de Mère Heureux !
Artwork by my Creative Consultant Michele L. Moses G-
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Spring?
Big news! I received this image this morning and it seems spring has finally sprung in Buffalo, New York after a
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Printemps
printemps   English translation: spring Spring has arrived in the vineyard, I’m busy tending the vines, walking the fields each morning and
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MODE
Mode   English translation: fashion My Business Manager and Creative Consultant are having fun with the window display for the giant
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G4
As France's most celebrated gastronome, my latest adventures are chronicled in Michele & Kevin's latest collaboration and 4th book (G4) The Aubergine Caper. A few
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Bonnes Fêtes!
Bonnes Fêtes!  English translation: Happy Holidays! Here's to a happy, healthy, scrumptious 2014! Enjoy! Now, I must get back to
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Sunset
Coucher de soleil   English translation: sunset I witnessed this beautiful sunset while on vacation in the South of France. After a
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Has Been Under Shower
Reine and Guy Sammut's Auberge La Fenière is a wonderful place to stay in the South of France. It also
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À bientôt
À bientôt English translation See you soon! As of September 1st I will be in the South of France for
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détendre
détendre  English translation: relax Worry is useless, or so I keep telling myself. My first book, "But... what if it
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béret
As you might have guessed we are not discussing traditional french hats today. We are introducing you to Béret by La
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Chocolat
Chocolat   English translation: chocolate Chocolate is the perfect dessert, need I say more? RICHART understands chocolate making and the history of
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MOTO
Moto  English translation: Motorbike If you have ever rented anything larger than a SmartCar in Paris you have probably found parking
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To Dye For…
“To Dye For...” is the third book of my adventures as France’s most celebrated chef. Previous editions were written and
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Copyright Michele L Moses 2013
chalumeau
Chalumeau English translation: Blowtorch A Blowtorch is a general purpose tool used to diffuse a flame to apply heat upon an object.
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chapellerie
Chapellerie English translation: hat shop Everyone remembers the Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss and that unique red &
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sans gluten
sans gluten English translation: gluten-free My very good friend and Creative Consultant, Michele, discovered she was gluten intolerant about six
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coq
coq English translation: rooster When traveling in France you will notice the rooster depicted in a variety of ways, as weather vanes,
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temps
temps  pour avoir le temps English translation: to have time Time is the measured or measurable period during which an
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Mimi LaRue
The following is an excerpt from my first book, But, what if it doesn't rain? This is a conversation between
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flèche
flèche  Suivez les flèches bleues. English translation Follow the blue arrows. If you have seen the movie Amélie, you will remember
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apéritif
apéritif An alcoholic drink served before a meal to stimulate the appetite. You should definitely make a habit of starting your meal
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souviens
Souviens Je me souviens d'une rose seule. English translation I remember a single rose. When I was 7 years old
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vent
Vent Il y a beaucoup de vent sur Mont Ventoux! English translation There is much wind on Mount Ventoux! If
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lunettes
lunettes Chef Grenouille egare souvent se lunettes. English translation Chef Grenouille often misplaces his eyeglasses. Eyeglasses are optical devices worn to aid vision.
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piscine
piscine  Grenouille a appartenu à la piscine.   English translation Grenouille fell into the swimming pool.  A pool of water suitable
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crème brûlée
crème brûlée  English translation burnt cream The literal translation must not be taken to heart when preparing crème brûlée, this
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ombre
ombre  English Translation shadow 1930 was the year, The Shadow, a very popular radio show aired for the first time and
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le goûter
le- goûter  English translation snack A snack is a light meal, food eaten between regular meals. We never thought we would become
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barres
barres  Derriere les barres English translation Behind bars Pierre Cardin purchased the former residence of the Marquis de Sade, mostly in ruins,
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trompe-l’oeil
  trompe-l'oeil  English Translation fool the eye It is not a new concept, but I never grow tired of the fabric
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argent
argent  Elle travaille dur pour l'argent. English translation: She works hard for the money. Money is used to pay for goods & services
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somme
somme  Pour faire un petit somme. English translation To take a short nap. A nap is a short period of sleep, usually during daytime.
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