Tag Archives: cooking

Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

Bienvenue Grenoble

We talk to Bienvenue Grenoble, a new organisation that offers a range of activities aimed at helping newcomers feel welcome in Grenoble. Continue reading Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

Footprints in Grenoble – first impressions

Grenoble depuis "la montée de Chalemont". Photo: FrenchHope

In the first part of her blog Footprints in Grenoble, American student Aleigha Page shares her first impressions of studying abroad in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading Footprints in Grenoble – first impressions

Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

“How much further?” A map to Café Mari

Grenoble Life’s Shonah Kennedy talks to British restaurateur Steffan Edwards about setting up Café Mari, changing dining habits and serving machin anglais to the French. Continue reading Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

My fruitless efforts to change national education

Classroom. Photo: sfar

Gregg West is an American history and geography teacher at Cité Scolaire Internationale. He also handles the school pantomime, organic gardening club, interpersonal communication classes and music club.  In this explosive article for Grenoble Life, he describes his career-long efforts to change the education system in France. Continue reading My fruitless efforts to change national education

Pumpkins!

Oven-cooked 'Potimarron' pumpkin!
Oven-cooked, stuffed 'Potimarron' pumpkin!

Regular Grenoble Life contributor Suzanne Bonnefond takes a seasonal opportunity to share her photos of Foire A L’Ancienne Et Aux Potirons in St Antoine l’Abbaye, and her recipe for stuffed potimarron pumpkin. Enjoy … Continue reading Pumpkins!

“Just add sugar and hot sauce!” – an interview with Bob and Sylvie of Pumpkins

Pumpkins
Pumpkins

Bob and Sylvie Tharinger own and operate Pumpkins (33 rue d’Alembert), Grenoble’s only authentically American restaurant. Christina Rebuffet-Broadus of Grenoble Life talks with them about showing the French that American cooking is much more than McDo has led them to believe. Continue reading “Just add sugar and hot sauce!” — an interview with Bob and Sylvie of Pumpkins