Bonjour Beaujolais!

French savoir-faire and Texas hospitality Friday, November 16th, 2007, 7-9:30pm, World Trade Center, Dallas. The French-American Chamber of Commerce Dallas/Fort Worth (FACC) invites you to its 24th annual wine festival.

Taste Beaujolais Nouveau with food from: Empire Bakery, Hector's on Henderson, Kitchen 1924, Hotel St. Germain, La Duni Latin Cafe, Lavendou Bistro Provencal, Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts, Maggiano's Little Italy, Maguire's, Mozzarella Company, Olea Mediterranean Bistro, Paciugo Gelato & Caffe, Salum Restaurant, Sambuca's, Terilli's Restaurant, Voila! French Bakery-Bistro-Cafe and more.

Terrance Gelenter's interview: Le Beaujolais est arrivée – a conversation with Rudolph Chelminski
Eric Asimov's What’s New in Beaujolais is not Nouveau (free access, registration required)

For more than 50 years the fête populaire has been held on the third Thursday of November in the streets of French villages and in the heart of Paris to uncork new vintage Beaujolais.

Tickets: $60 at the door, $55 in advance online, or phone 972.241.0111, or mail check to FACC, 2665 Villa Creek Dr., Suite 214, Dallas, TX 75234.

Location: World Trade Center, 2050 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
- Karen Silverston, November 2007