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Summer sipping favorites

 

When in the midst of the summer count on our selection of French beverages to quench your thirst in a flavorful fashion.

French kids and grown-ups are partial to best-selling Teisseire syrups. Add 7 to 9 volumes of plain or sparkling water to 1 volume of syrup. Et voila, you've got yourself a simply perfect summer drink. We carry Teisseire syrups in 14 delicious colorful flavors. Grenadine and mint are the most popular ones , but it's totally up to you!

Still thirsty? Sip licorice-based Antésite, anise-flavored Pastitou, Liptonic sparkling iced tea, Lipton peach iced tea, Alain Milliat summer pear nectar and Champomy, aka "the kids' Champagne".

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This month's deals: 20% off Biscuiterie de Provence tomato croquets, Francine crêpe mix, and Chabert & Guillot soft nougat in its classic milestone-shaped tin (coupon code JUL2017)

 

Just in: more French food favorites

 

Among the favorites recently added to our shelves you will findRochambeau cheesy corn puffs, a beloved apéritif classic.
 
If there is a French treat you would like to find on our website, please share your craving with us.

 

Suggestions for your French agenda

There is a host of exciting French cultural events to enjoy across the United States throughout the summer. Take a look at our highlights and enjoy your picks!

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive presents Melville 100, a retrospective of the work of the singular film director who would have turned 100 this year. Through August 12.

The 22nd edition of the acclaimed Boston French Film Festival treats us to an exciting lineup of recent and notable films. July 13-30.

In Cambridge, MA the Harvard Film Archive treats us to a complete retrospective of Jean Renoir's films. Through September 1.

The Art Institute of Chicago presents Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist. Through September 10.

with narration by internationally renowned actor Gérard Depardieu - See more at: http://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2016-17/chicago-symphony-orchestra/muti-conducts-prokofiev-ivan-the-terrible/#sthash.28NhrZ5h.dpuf
with narration by internationally renowned actor Gérard Depardieu - See more at: http://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2016-17/chicago-symphony-orchestra/muti-conducts-prokofiev-ivan-the-terrible/#sthash.28NhrZ5h.dpuf
with narration by internationally renowned actor Gérard Depardieu - See more at: http://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2016-17/chicago-symphony-orchestra/muti-conducts-prokofiev-ivan-the-terrible/#sthash.28NhrZ5h.dpuf

In Chicago enjoy Films on the Lake, a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in Chicago parks by the the Consulate General of France in Chicago and the Chicago Park District. Through August 28.

The Flint Institute of Art presents Rodin: The Human Experience. Through July 30.

In Kansas City, the National WWI Museum and Memorial presents Vive l'Amérique: French Children Welcome Their American Ally, an exhibition displaying drawings and essays produced by Montmartre school boys during WWI. Through October 15;

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage. July 31 through January 7, 2018.

The Minneapolis Institute of Art presents Children in Paris: The Birthday Boy and Friends, a focused exhibition showcasing late 19th century works on paper with children as their subject, by Cassatt, Renoir, Lepère, and others. Through October 8.

In Newport, RI, Pierre Cardin: 70 Years of Innovation pays a well-deserved tribute to the fashion designer and displays his most memorable creations. Through January 1, 2018.

In New York, this year's edition of the renowned Lincoln Center Festival includes several remarkableFrench productions. Through July 30.

In New York, enjoy Films on the Green, the free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks. In its landmark 10th year, the festival presents French cinema through the eyes of ten guest curators. Through September 7.

New York's French Institute (FIAF) pays tribute to Enigmatic Emmanuelle Devos with a retrospective of the singular actress' films. Through July 27.

In New York, the Guggenheim Museum presents Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897. Through October 4.

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art treats us to a sample of French director Jacques Demy's  enchanting work. Through July 27.

Portland, OR celebrates France's cinema legacy throughout the summer with its enticing Classic French Cinema series. Through August 29.

In Richmond, VA the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosts Yves Saint-Laurent: The Perfection of Style. Through August 27.

In San Francisco, the Legion of Honor museum presents Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade. Through September 24.

In Washington, DC, the National Gallery of Art presents America Collects Eighteen-Century French Painting. Through August 20.

 

Try our grenadine punch recipe

 
This irresistible punch will make it easy to pretend your party is set in the French Carribean! It's best prepared and refrigerated 48 hours in advance.
 
Ingredients (for 1 gal punch)
1 organic lime
½ vanilla pod
100 grams (3.5 oz) cassonade
5 cl (¼ cup) grenadine syrup
½
l (2 cups) mango juice
1 l (4 cups) pineapple juice
1 l (4 cups) orange juice
½ l (2 cups) exotic fruit juice
1 l (4 cups) dark rum

Preparation
Mix all the fruit juices and the rum (you can also skip the rum and add 25% more of each juice for a delicious alcohol free version).
Cut the lime in thin slices and cut the vanilla pod lengthwise. Add to the punch and refrigerate 48 hours before serving.

 

 


 

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