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Alain Ducasse to Send French Food to Space

NASA has awarded a contract to Hénaff, a Breton company that produces tinned paté, to package a specialty French menu created by Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse that will then be sent into space

Hotel Plaza Athénée to host pop-up restaurant

Dubbed “Bancs d’Hiver,” the temporary winter menu at the Hotel Plaza Athénée will serve a multi-course meal themed around seasonal winter ingredients. The menu includes dishes like cream of chestnut soup, roasted pears, with cream and Savoie biscuits, and raclette, a traditional, hearty French dish that involves melting cheese over boiled potatoes, ham and pickles. … Continued

Pubs honoured in 100th British Michelin guide

The Michelin restaurant guide for Great Britain and Ireland celebrated its 100th birthday Tuesday by highlighting the culinary excellence of the country’s “gastro-pubs”, or pubs with fine food. French female chef Helene Darroze (below) gained two stars in the 2011 edition of the famed foodies’ guide, less than a year after she lost a second … Continued