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Croissant Critique: Verzênay Pâtisserie

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Welcome to the fifth installment of our Croissant Critique series! Our team took a trip to Verzenay—not the town in north-east France, but Verzênay Pâtisserie in Lincoln Park! Pâtissière and…

5 Reasons to Join AF Chicago this Fall!

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Reason number 1: We are the place for all things French in Chicago! Click to know the other reasons!

Francophone Vacation Spots

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Qui veut voyager ? Now that many countries are loosening their COVID restrictions, we can turn our travel daydreams into travel plans! We’ve compiled a list of some great vacation…

Croissant Critique: Maison Parisienne

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Welcome to the fourth installment of the Croissant Critique! We’re traveling Chicago to find the best French croissants and rate each pastry based on six different factors: flakiness, flavor, butteriness,…

Monthly Médiathèque: Août

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Le personnel de notre Médiathèque a rassemblé une liste de six livres différents à lire en août, avec des options pour chaque lecteur, quel que soit leur âge. Vous pouvez…

Croissant Critique: La Fournette

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Welcome to the third installment of the Croissant Critique with the Alliance Française de Chicago! Here, we take pastries very seriously. Not only do we scour Chicago to find the…

Bastille Day 2021 Round-Up

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The Alliance Française de Chicago team is gearing up for an exciting Bastille Day celebration this weekend! In honor of La Fête Nationale, we wanted to round up some of…

Croissant Critique: Hendrickx Bakery

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The Alliance Française’s Croissant Critique series travels around Chicago to find and rank the best croissants in our beloved city. We rate each pastry based on its flakiness, flavor, butteriness,…