Tag Archives: Food

5 French Christmas gifts to take back home

Almost Christmas! Photo by Emmanuel Bourgeois

Géraldine Lepère of Comme une Française gives us an (almost) seasonal hand choosing French xmas gifts for the “folks back home”. Continue reading 5 French Christmas gifts to take back home

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

A veggie in Grenoble

Squash time! ¨Photo: Gerry Balding

British blogger and erasmus student Elizabeth Gear shares this post about life as a vegan in the Capital of the Alps.  Continue reading A veggie in Grenoble

Learn French in Grenoble with Marie Verrey

Learning French? Photo by malinky
Learning French? Photo by malinky

We talk to teacher Marie Verrey about her work as an FLE freelancer and the advantages of learning French in Grenoble

Continue reading Learn French in Grenoble with Marie Verrey

Piccadilly Time for English groceries in Grenoble

The Piccadilly Time website

We talk to Véronique Mangin and Sarah Pradel of Piccadilly Time, a new online business based in Grenoble selling British goodies. Continue reading Piccadilly Time for English groceries in Grenoble

New at the Bookworm Café

Bookworm Café at St Laurent

Patricia Andreoli gives us an update on what’s happening at the Bookworm Café, the best place in Grenoble to browse English books and enjoy homemade cakes.

Continue reading New at the Bookworm Café

Do-it-yourself dining at Cook & Go Grenoble

Lucie and Léa at Cook & Go

Grenoble Life’s James Dalrymple is invited to a culinary session at Cook & Go, who explain all about this new “hands-on” concept for fine-dining takeaway. Continue reading Do-it-yourself dining at Cook & Go Grenoble

A guide to living abroad in Grenoble

A subjective view of Grenoble? Photo: Dave Peake
Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple reviews Aurelia d’Andrea’s guidebook Moon Living Abroad in France, which features, among many other useful insights into all things Gallic, a chapter on the Capital of the Alps.

What is a student to do in Grenoble?

The London Pub. Photo: Guillaume Cattiaux

In the second part of her blog Footprints in Grenoble, American student Aleigha Page talks about French mealtime etiquette and her favourite establishments for desserts, coffee and people-watching. Continue reading What is a student to do in Grenoble?

Liaisons généreuses – an interview with Thora van Male

A detail from the cover of Thora van Male's book, 'Liaisons généreuses'

Grenoble Life talks to Thora van Male, author of Les liaisons généreuses – l’apport de français à la langue anglaise, ahead of a talk she is giving organised by Alliance Grenoble-Oxford on April 7. Continue reading Liaisons généreuses – an interview with Thora van Male