David Lebovitz Newsletter

David Lebovitz
A tasty mix of recipes, Paris food bites, personal stories..and lots of other subjects focusing on food and travel. Sign up and get my newsletter delivered right to your Inbox!
Created 15 Oct 2020
  • The Martinelle cocktail
    12 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 17 5
    The Martini gets a lot of grief when it’s not something people think it is, or think it should (or shouldn’t) be. Even though it’s just a glass with a little liquid in it, no one can quite decide how ...
  • Honey-Roasted Plums
    05 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 45 26
    I’m sorry. Sometimes I think I spend half of my time apologizing for, well…everything. Okay, half of everything. The other half of the time I’m doing something constructive, like cooking and baking, w...
  • October 2021 Newsletter
    01 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 31 28
    Last month was the rentrée, the period when everyone in France returns home from their summer vacations. I have to admit, it’s my least favorite time of the year. It reminds me of the dreaded back-to-...
  • Foods I miss from America
    22 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 37 59
    Aside from banks that will let you withdraw your money whenever you’d like, drugstores that sell candy, cigarettes, laundry detergent, and alcohol, and no-questions-asked returns (I’ve had clerks in A...
  • Breakfast Cookies
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 41 25
    I am here to confess my love for Joanne Chang. Now that I’ve admitted that publicly, I’m going to let you in on another secret: Bakers worldwide are part of an unofficial clique (that anyone is welcom...
  • Lowfat Apple tarte Tatin
    08 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 70 22
    I don’t mind questions. There’s no shortage of questions in my life, but I’m now starting to look for answers. One of the reasons I started my blog in 1999 was to answer people’s questions about recip...
  • September 2021 Newsletter
    01 Sep 2021 • 13 min read • 30 6
    It’s inevitable: When I go on vacation and stay with friends, we all pitch in with the cooking. Invariably. I’m put in the position of making dessert. A few years back I posted Things I Bring When I’m...
  • A Few Words About That Washington Post Piece...
    29 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 67 53
    In a recent essay in the Washington Post, that was not in the beloved Food Section, but on the editorial page, a columnist wrote You Can’t Make Me Eat These Foods, listing a handful of foods that he d...
  • Consider the gougère
    17 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 48 28
    Most summers we head to Burgundy to stay with friends. A must-stop is the café in the square in Saint-Florentin for a well-filled glass of Chablis and gougères. The cheese puffs are giant…and the wine...
  • Closed Doors
    07 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 85 49
    The moment it’s warm enough, everyone in France makes a beeline for café terraces the nanosecond the weather turns hospitable. A pressing issue for 99.98% of the people during last year’s lockdowns wa...
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