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France and the Dawn of Film

Did you know that Paris has the highest number of theaters in the world per capita? For every popcorn-fueled theater outing or tearjerker at home, we are largely indebted to the French for their ingenuity in creating such a massive industry. This is the French movie industry’s history.

NYC BBQ with Adolfo Suaya

Best Grilling Ingredients for Father’s Day

Grilling season is in full swing, and there’s no better time to get started than this Father’s Day! Try The World’s Shop is stocked with every seasoning you might need for the weekend. Check out our picks below and order your favorites for the big day!

Savory Roquefort Profiteroles

Savory Roquefort Profiteroles

Choux pastry is one of the essential doughs of French dessert. It’s the foundation of cream puffs, eclairs, beignets, and more. This version takes the classic cream puff dessert and turns it into an appetizer by replacing the cream filling with Roquefort cheese.

Croque Madame

Croque Madame: Grilled Cheese with an Egg on Top

The Croque Madame, and its many variations, makes for a popular and quick snack. Originating somewhere around the early 1900s, it incorporates one of the five mother sauces of French cooking: béchamel. This recipe has a slight twist on the classic.

Samantha Schroeder

Try The World Stories: A Foreign Policy Francophile

Try The World is about exploring the world through food. It’s also about bringing people together and learning about new cultures. This month, Try The World’s Dalanee Hester speaks to a former Francophile and newly converted Spainophile who shares our obsession with Anthony Bourdain and an expertly curated pantry.


59 Expressions that Prove France is Obssesed with Food

It’s no secret that the French are obsessed with food, but little known is the severity of this obsession. Not only are the French famous for their long lunch breaks—some take up to 2 hours every day!—and known to discuss upcoming meals while eating their current one, but so many common idioms happen to revolve around food. We’ve compiled 59 expressions to help you navigate the culinary and linguistic absurdity of French culture.