Recipe for a French Mother’s Day

Recipe for a French Mother’s Day

Ma Fête des Mères – A French Mother’s day –
in 13 shots.

by French Girl in Seattle

There was a great restaurant, with architectural details imported from France…

bastille

Inside Bastille

Bastille patio

There was delicious French fare with a Northwest twist…

Favorite Apéritif: Crémant de Bourgogne rosé. Frites.
Apéritif: Crémant de Bourgogne. Frites.
Croque-Madame with organic local products
Croque-Madame with organic local products

There was a lively outdoor market, complete with a crêpe vendor…

Market
Ballard Market, Seattle
Ballard Market, Seattle
“Une crêpe au Nutella, s’il vous plaît!”

There were Boutiques with a French flavor…

Cool boutiques

Tea by Mariage Frères
Tea by Mariage Frères

Paris

There were artisans et artistes… 

Two street poets for hire, typing away on antique typewriters.
Two street poets for hire, writing away on antique typewriters.
A young musician playing La Marseillaise.
A young musician playing La Marseillaise.

There was a French mom, and her American-born son…

MomAlec

Good times.
This was ma Fête des Mères, a French Mother’s Day.
I hope yours was fantastique, too!

A bientôt.

7 Responses to Recipe for a French Mother’s Day

  1. This is so fun, thank you for posting. I will send it to my niece in Seattle who’s a mom and up for much cultural flavor! A l’annee prochaine!

  2. Formidable journée pour vous et aussi pour nous et toute la famille of course… Que du bonheur!! On vous souhaite beaucoup d’autres fêtes comme celle ci! Et puis ballard nous avait fait une excellente impression.. Souvenirs..
    En plus “môm” sait répondre maintenant?? La totale!!

  3. OH V THIS SOUNDS JUST PERFECT- lovely unique and oh so French-junior is quite handsome-he has really grown-what a beautiful day together

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