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DRINKING IN FRANCE
An afternoon of tasting top-notch wine for free in Paris
Tipsy Pilgrim recently attended the Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants — The Independent Winemakers’ Expo in Paris. This cannot be more highly recommended. First, it’s free, or pretty much free. Officially, it will run you €6 (worth it), and that goes down to €3 for students or if you arrive in a group of …
How do the French avoid hangovers?
Can rhymes save you from the curse of the hangover?
It’s five in the morning, we’re on fire, and the party is still rolling. What should we do?
Start chopping onions. For the fêtards (partiers) who make it until the wee hours, French tradition stipulates that you whip up a soupe à l’oignon (onion soup). Salty and very delicious after a long night of dancing and drinking, this is the quintessential end to a long soirée. For some reason, foreigners think of this …