Division: OC HeadquartersFavorite French person: André
Favorite "French" spot in NY: The Paris Sandwich Bakery Café (113 Mott St) for banh mi.Name: Carol Lim
Division: OC HeadquartersFavorite French person: Antoine Claude Maille, of the moutard.
Dreamworld Bastille Day Plans: The July 14th 8-course Tasting Menu at La Grenouille (3 E.52nd st).Favorite French meal in NY: Black forest ham, swiss cheese galette with a sunny side up egg, mesclun and mushrooms from Bar Breton (254 Fifth Avenue).
Name: Olivia Kim
Division: OC Headquarters
Favorite French person: François-Xavier Lalanne
Favorite French spots in NY: The Wrighstman Gallery of French Decorative Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue), Left Bank Books (17 8th Ave.).Name: Susan Barber
Division: OC HeadquartersFavorite French person: Jean-Luc Godard
Favorite French product: YSL Rouge Volupte lipstick, no 14.Name: Rory Satran
Division: OC WorldwideFavorite French person: Agnès Varda
Favorite French spots in NY: The Paris Theater (4 W. 58th st), just for the romantic 1948 neon sign. It's also fun to watch the old men play pétanque in Bryant Park!Name: Jenny Le
Division: OCLAFavorite French people: Jean Genet and Louise Bourgeois
Favorite French loot: Existential reading material (pictured above)!Favorite French food in LA: Comme Ca (8479 Melrose Ave) is great for its beef bone marrow and moules frites, Bouchon (8479 Melrose Ave) for oysters and steak frites, Lou Wine Bar (724 N Vine St ) for its great rotating wine and food menu, A.O.C. ( 8022 W 3rd St) for French tapas with an amazing, lengthy wine list and a great cheese/charcuterie bar.
Name: Jesse Hudnutt
Division: OC HeadquartersFavorite French people: Jean Genet, Arthur Rimbaud
Favorite French meal in NY: Steak au poivre at Raoul's (180 Prince St).Name: Khira Jordan
Division: OC WorldwideFavorite French person: Mireille Belleau (of French in Action) Favorite French good times in Brooklyn: Kronenbourg, charcuterie, salade nicoise, and music at Zebulon (258 Wythe avenue). Name: Kathy Minh Bach
Division: OC WorldwideFavorite French treat in NY: Grilled gruyère cheese sandwich and tomato soup + croissant + macarons at Bouchon Bakery and Cafe (10 Columbus Circle).
Favorite French meal in Berkeley: The menu of the night at Chez Panisse (1517 Shattuck Ave).Kathy's favorite French snack in Berkeley: Crispy potato puffs at Grégoire (2109 Cedar St) Kathy's favorite French breakfast in Berkeley: Two poached farm eggs on levain toast or an egg salad open face on toasted levain with sun-dried tomato and anchovies from Cafe Fanny (1603 San Pablo Ave). Bonus! An assortment of croissants and breads from Acme next door to Cafe Fanny. Name: Jane Le
Division: OCLAFavorite French spot in LA: Bastide (8475 Melrose Place)
Favorite French person: Mon amour Romain.Name: Anja Tyson
Division: OC ShowroomFavorite French person: Rory
Favorite French import: Maille cornichonsName: Joyce Lee
Favorite French import: 'Purple Noon-Plein Soleil' film Favorite French person: Philippe Decouflé, a French choreographer, dancer, mime artist, and theatre director. Favorite French spots in NY:Bouchon (above photo, 10 Columbus Circle) for the pastries and Pastis (below photo, 9 9th Ave.) with friends!Name: Sachiko Murayama
Division: OC JapanFavorite French spot in Tokyo: When I'm craving French food, I always go to the bistro "L'edge D'or" for the petit salé (2F Dainimasago Bld, 3-1-28 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)!
Name: Daria Radlinski
Division: OC Worldwide
Favorite French import: French bulldogs! Here are two I'm currently stalking at my favorite pet shop on Christopher Street.Name: Diane Lin
Division: OC AceFavorite French spot in Williamsburg: Pates Et Traditions (52 Havemeyer St.) is run by this beautiful couple from Nice. They serve the most amazing savory and sweet crepes. They even make their own ice-cream and chocolate! The menu also boasts homemade pasta and specialties from Nice. Sooooo delicious and pretty much near perfection. :) Name: Sofia Cavallo
Division: OC Worldwide
Favorite French spot in NY: L'Express (249 Park Ave South). Mostly because it's open 24 hours. The bleu cheese 'le burger' hits the spot when you're in need of a late-night bite. Also, my friend swears by the Moroccan-spiced lamb burger... Gros bisous from Carol and Olivia, enjoying their daily croissants on the terrace of our office!