On this week’s show, trip to France leads to all kinds of questions back here in the U.S., about what French food is, and how you can appreciate it whether you’re in Montparnasse or Minneapolis. Rick spends a whirlwind day (and night) in the City of Light, then we come back to the U.S., to talk with some of the leading voices behind French food here.
We talk with Daniel Boulud who is the epitome of French hospitality. He has made a career out of bringing some of his memories as a child in Lyon to New York City. Then, Gavin Kaysen talks about returning home to the Twin Cities opening his fantastic restaurant, Spoon and Stable and now his second restaurant, Belle Cour, which feels and tastes like something you’d find in France, except it’s all tucked away along a sleepy main street in west suburban Wayzata, across the street from one of Lake Minnetonka’s many bays.