Lunch in Paris
A Love Story, With Recipes
NPR stories about Lunch in Paris
Spending your honeymoon in Baghdad is unusual. But falling in love with a Frenchman in Paris? Not so much. By all standards, Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes should be an enormous cliche. As an American visiting Paris, writer Elizabeth Bard was swept off her feet by a Frenchman during — guess what — lunch at a French restaurant. Sacre bleu! She married the man, moved to Paris and raided the markets.
Yet Bard's narrative is breezy and likable. Her
—Susan Jane Gilman