This Thursday, July 14, celebrate France with all the festive foods we love from the land of wine and cheese. The national holiday in remembrance of the fall of the Parisian prison is now fêted with parades, fireworks and an assortment of French fare around the world. Closer to home, we’ve compiled a list of places where you can get your croissant or Champagne fix.
La Boulangerie Boul’Mich
With more than 20 years in our South Florida community, this bakery serves all-day breakfast in addition to plenty of savory and sweet treats. On Thursday it’s gifting coffee drinkers a complimentary croissant at all of its six locations around town including its Boca Raton store.
6000 Glades Rd. Boca Raton; 561/361-8820; laboulangerieusa.com
The Palm Beach concept from celebrated French chef Daniel Boulud is hosting a celebratory wine dinner on Thursday. Taking diners for a culinary tour of France, the menu will feature classic dishes like bouillabaisse paired with French wines. Tickets are $165 and reservations are required.
301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach; 561/655-6060; cafeboulud.com
The French Wine Merchant
The Palm Beach wine shop famous for its collection of sips and weekly tastings is going all out on Thursday. It will be pouring the best French bubbles, white and reds paired with gourmet cheese—and don’t forget the baguettes. Tickets are $25 or two for $40 if purchased in advance. Plus if you like anything, you get 30 percent off bottles you purchase to enjoy at home.
139 N. County Rd., Palm Beach; 561/833-7712; thefrenchwinemerchant.com