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Dining Out for Bastille Day

Posted By Sophie Gayot On July 14, 2012 @ 9:49 am In Dining,Events,Los Angeles,New York,San Francisco/Bay Area,Sophie Gayot | No Comments

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Place de la Concorde, in Paris, getting ready for Bastille Day

by Sophie Gayot


You have just realized that today, July 14th, is Bastille Day, and want to celebrate the French national holiday? We have put together for you a list of restaurants, in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco, that are commemorating what the French call “La Fête Nationale.”


A quick history: July 14, 1789 was the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison which led to La Révolution Française. Now, on the morning of the 14th, the Champs-Élysées is taken over by the French army for the oldest and largest regular military parade in Europe. (Ironic as in 1789, the day was a pure demonstration against power.)


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