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An organic market on Boulevard des Batignolles in Paris. Patrick Escudero/Getty Images/Hemis.fr RM hide caption

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'A Taste Of Paris': How The City Of Light Became The City Of Food

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Julia Child and her husband Paul at Richard Olney's house in 1973. The TV chef played a big role in popularizing French food in the U.S. Suzy Paterson/Courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University hide caption

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Marie-Antoine Carême began his hardscrabble life in Paris during the French Revolution, but eventually his penchant for design and his baking talent brought him fame and fortune. Wikipedia hide caption

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Acclaimed French chef Jacques Pepin (center) has had an extraordinary 60-year career. He says his new cookbook, Jacques Pepin: Heart and Soul in the Kitchen, will be his last. Maybe. Evan Agostini/AP hide caption

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What Would Julia Child Do? Jacques Pépin Says: Add More Butter

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Frederik de Pue whisks mayonnaise, instead of raw eggs, into his bearnaise sauce. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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How To Hack Béarnaise, A Mother Of A French Sauce

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A Boozy Parisian Pineapple That Tastes Like The Holidays

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A specimen of Platydemus manokwari collected in a greenhouse at Caen in Normandy. You can see its white pharynx protruding from the underside, ingesting soft tissues of a specimen of the Mediterranean snail. Pierre Gros/PeerJ hide caption

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How to make dead fish look attractive? That's the challenge New York-based duo Shimon and Tammar Rothstein faced when they were hired to do the photography for famed French chef Eric Ripert's book On the Line. Photos by Shimon and Tammar, Courtesy of Shimon and Tammar hide caption

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