Daily Archives: 1 January 2015

French Laundry Lottery

french laundry
The obvious question is whether the winner has to take the whole 18-course tasting menu at once, or if it can be redeemed as 18 annual one-course installments.

The French Laundry has had a busy week.  After the Christmas Eve meal, the restaurant closed for a kitchen remodeling, which may take several months.  On Christmas Day, thieves, who clearly knew what they were doing, stole 76 bottles of wine, valued at more than $300,000.

Here’s a recent menu from the French Laundry:
FL Menu

Culturespaces 2015

Culturespaces, the organization that manages a number of European monuments, museums, and historic sites, has released a preview of some of its 2015 programs.

I posted an item last year about their Klimt and Vienna installation in Provence,  View the video below in full screen, and prepare to be dazzled.

I’m in awe of this kind of thing.  I wonder if they hire Americans.