Ahhhh summer! The season of abundance when it comes to fresh food and yummy dining. The field to fork movement is certainly not new, but the idea of sourcing your food from local farms and eating sustainably has never been more popular.
Whether it’s the scent of a waiter passing by with a steaming plate of coq au vin, the taste of rich beef bourguignon on your palate, or the sight of a simple but fragrant basket of warm bread on your table, French dining truly is an experience to savour … in more ways than one.
If, however, a jaunt overseas to La Ville des Lumières isn’t in the cards for you, a trip downtown to Chien Noir surely is.
To some, runways, fashion week and haute couture seem like things from a different world. Frivolous, and without meaning. What on earth could these extravagant, over-the-top, mostly unwearable clothes have to do with what you will buy in a local boutique or department store? The answer: quite a lot.