Paris Archive

  • MEMORY LANE / where old favorite restaurants go to retire

    MEMORY LANE / where old favorite restaurants go to retire

    By Larry Levine – Jonathan Gold’s excellent ode to Campanile in the L.A. Times food pages (Saturday, September 29, 2012) was enough to launch a trip down memory lane. Gold’s piece is warm, touching and human. Campanile, which will close later this year, clearly played an important role in his personal and his professional life […]

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  • CHEFS, NOT BABES / how we sell cars in the 21st century

    CHEFS, NOT BABES / how we sell cars in the 21st century

     By Larry Levine – While in college, Joyce earned spending money as a model at car shows. Manufacturers and dealers hired her to stand beside their cars in a swim suit and heels. Her job was to look lovely, smile and hand literature about the cars to men who stopped by. We dated a few […]

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  • MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THESE / 12 memorable meals from the year gone by

    MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THESE / 12 memorable meals from the year gone by

    By Larry Levine – “You’re lucky, eating so many great meals in great restaurants.” I hear statements like that frequently from people who assume I created a restaurant web site (atLarrys.com) and this online food magazine as an excuse to eat great meals in great restaurants. They have it backwards; the great meals in great […]

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  • FROM ACROSS THE POND / a travel journal

    FROM ACROSS THE POND / a travel journal

    (Jennifer and I spent two weeks in the south of England and then in Paris in the fall of 2011. This journal, posted on a daily basis, followed our travels, with a definite emphasis on the culinary.) By Larry Levine – November 4-5, 2011 The real hero of this trip is Jennifer Levine, my wife. She did this whole […]

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