Weekend Links Week Thirteen is here with 40 articles all about France. Some of my favorites include how Paris is trying to become Europe’s greenest city by 2030, eight road trips to take in France this summer, an update on Marie Antoinette’s personal theater’s restoration, a stunning Parisian apartment tour by Laura González, and a story about the Eiffel Tower being a Parisian startup laboratory. I hope you enjoy!
Weekend Links: Week Thirteen
France May Extend COVID Restrictions to Three Other Regions, Including Lyon
France’s Limited Lockdown Beset by Glitches as Cases Rise
Lockdown Confusion: France’s New Covid-19 Rules Raise Questions, Satisfy Few
How Paris is Angling to Become Europe’s Greenest City by 2030. This is a really interesting read. But please don’t take away the café heaters in the winter!
Wine and Eggs is a Colourful Los Angeles Grocery with a European Feel
Film World Pays Tribute to Bertrand Tavernier, the ‘Spirit of Cinema’
‘No More Shame’: The French Women Breaking the Law to Highlight Femicide
French Police Bust Burgundy Wine Theft Network
Ines de la Fressange Talks French Style
Meet Louis 14 as Carnavalet Museum Drops Roman Numerals. So crazy. Louis 14 is not the same as Louis XIV.
Ikea France Goes on Trial for Allegedly Spying on Staff, Customers
After Centuries in the Ground, These French Oaks will Soon Form Part of the New Spire at Notre Dame. I really like this Notre Dame restoration update – and there’s a video!
Explore the Grounds (and Waters) of Chanel’s Ultra-Luxurious and Historic Wine Châteaux in France
The Most Brilliant Thing You Can Do with Trader Joe’s Frozen Croissants
Know Your French Brandy: The Differences Between Cognac & Armagnac
Eight Beautiful Road Trips in France to Take this Summer. I would gladly take every single one.
A New Machine is Helping French Chefs Recycle Old Bread into a Flour Substitute, and it Could Reduce Food Waste
French Wine Experts Ask to be Prioritised for COVID Vaccine
Petrus Revealed as Bordeaux Wine Aged in Space
Elvis Costello Drops French-Language Remix EP Featuring Iggy Pop, Isabelle Adjani
This $1.83-Million French Chateau Is The Ultimate Fairytale Setting
Marie Antoinette’s Personal Theatre is Being Restored to its Former Glory. It would be such a dream to see this one day!
It’s Now Easier than Ever to Get Your Hands on this Coveted French Home Brand
Top Provence Wines: Beyond Rosé
This Paris Apartment by Laura González Reveals Why She’s a Rising Design Star. What a dream. She did such a wonderful job at Lapérouse.
Remember Fun? Here’s a Short History of the Best Parties in Recent-ish Memory. Not surprisingly, Lapérouse is on this list.
Love in the City of Lights Decoded: What We Can Learn from French Dating Practices
The Most Iconic Dish to Try in Every Major Region of France. This article might make you hungry.
Eight Predictions for 2021 by French Entrepreneurs
The 10 Best Films Set in Paris
Diana Picasso Explains Her Grandfather Pablo Picasso’s Favorite Paintings
Here’s the Odd Reason You Can’t Recite Shakespeare in French
Stade de France ‘Supersite’ To Ramp up Paris Region’s Sluggish Vaccination Drive
France’s Champagne Capital Wants to Experiment with the Legal Sale of Cannabis
Inside a Parisian Sculptor’s Elegant Bronze-Filled Home
Sexton of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Oldest Church in Paris, Stole €80k from Collection
When the Eiffel Tower was a Parisian Startup Laboratory
Rocket Fuel: French Researchers Claim Wine Which Spent Year in Space is ‘Beautiful’
Reuniting an Art Collection Once Swept Away by History
The Places the Condé Nast Traveller Editors Will Return To
I hope you enjoyed week thirteen of Weekend Links! I’d love to hear which articles about France were your favorites. Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Bon week-end à tous et à toutes!