Lunch in Paris

Lunch in Paris

A Love Story, With Recipes

Book - 2010
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A story of falling in love, redefining success, and discovering what it truly means to be at home.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.
ISBN: 9780316042789
9780316042796
031604279X
Characteristics: vii, 324 p. ;,22 cm.

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Margush
Oct 20, 2016

This topic - an American girl going to France and meeting a handsome Frenchman - has been somewhat overused. This story is not original.

ChristchurchLib Feb 09, 2016

When Elizabeth, an American working in London, meets Gwendal, a Frenchman in England for a conference, they instantly connect. Before long, they are having lunch together in Paris, falling in love, and getting married. Using food as a frame, Elizabeth documents their courtship, describing mouth-watering dishes (such as molten chocolate cake and summer ratatouille) as well as shopping in a foreign language (her Parisian butcher looks like Matt Dillon) and choosing a wedding cake (one that's not gaudy). If you'd like a charming tale of an ex-pat in love with food, France, and her Frenchman, try Lunch in Paris. Recipes are included -- bon appétit!

ChristchurchLib Feb 09, 2016

When Elizabeth, an American working in London, meets Gwendal, a Frenchman in England for a conference, they instantly connect. Before long, they are having lunch together in Paris, falling in love, and getting married. Using food as a frame, Elizabeth documents their courtship, describing mouth-watering dishes (such as molten chocolate cake and summer ratatouille) as well as shopping in a foreign language (her Parisian butcher looks like Matt Dillon) and choosing a wedding cake (one that's not gaudy). If you'd like a charming tale of an ex-pat in love with food, France, and her Frenchman, try Lunch in Paris. Recipes are included -- bon appétit!

ChristchurchLib Feb 09, 2016

When Elizabeth, an American working in London, meets Gwendal, a Frenchman in England for a conference, they instantly connect. Before long, they are having lunch together in Paris, falling in love, and getting married. Using food as a frame, Elizabeth documents their courtship, describing mouth-watering dishes (such as molten chocolate cake and summer ratatouille) as well as shopping in a foreign language (her Parisian butcher looks like Matt Dillon) and choosing a wedding cake (one that's not gaudy). If you'd like a charming tale of an ex-pat in love with food, France, and her Frenchman, try Lunch in Paris. Recipes are included -- bon appétit!

ChristchurchLib Feb 09, 2016

When Elizabeth, an American working in London, meets Gwendal, a Frenchman in England for a conference, they instantly connect. Before long, they are having lunch together in Paris, falling in love, and getting married. Using food as a frame, Elizabeth documents their courtship, describing mouth-watering dishes (such as molten chocolate cake and summer ratatouille) as well as shopping in a foreign language (her Parisian butcher looks like Matt Dillon) and choosing a wedding cake (one that's not gaudy). If you'd like a charming tale of an ex-pat in love with food, France, and her Frenchman, try Lunch in Paris. Recipes are included -- bon appétit!

JCLStefanieE Sep 26, 2015

An uplifting memoir about coming-of-age love and learning to live in a new culture. I enjoyed Bard's nuances into French life, her ability to look outside herself and see the larger picture and, most importantly, laugh about it all. Includes some delicious recipes to cook in a small kitchen.

ser_library Nov 01, 2013

the recipes lost the amounts of the ingredients on my tablet, but they look wonderful and i may guess and try them

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Vleung58
Dec 26, 2012

An absolute treat to read!

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adoranti
Mar 19, 2012

Good but not as good as Peter Mayle.

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renekha
Jan 03, 2012

A delightful and delicious read. Charming for anyone who has been to Paris, would like to go to Paris, and is interested in Paris.

An accurate depiction of French food & culture. Bonne lecture!

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