Episode 22 Paris GOOD food + wine – The Christmas 2016 Special

Local Food And Wine

by Paige Donner

Happy Holidays to you and yours from Paris!

If you’re listening to the show from outside France I’d like to share with you some of the sights and sounds and smells that make up the warm and cheerful holiday season here in the City of Lights.

angelo-musa-pastries-unnamedAngelo Musa, Executive Pastry Chef, Plaza Athénée Paris and his star pastry creations for Christmas and New Year 2016

First of all, Christmas decorations start going up by about the 3rd week of November, giving us a long run-up to the happiest day of the year.

The Christmas markets on the Champs-Elysées and in Paris’ St.-Germain-des-Prés are all up by this time, too. Here you can find mulled wine, that warm, sweet and spicy red wine that is so emblematic of the holidays here in Europe. The savory smells of roasting chestnuts and hot crepes are also wafting in the…

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