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Come dine with me? Finding friends in France

A French phenomenon, COlunching started as a way for French freelancers to escape their home offices. Now it has become a popular way of people meeting when they arrive in a new city for work, or for travellers seeking to combine a foodie experience with a chance to meet with the locals.

Butter: exploring the 'French Paradox'

Les français and the Australians tend to disagree in their preference between butter and margarine. The French value taste over the consequences of consuming high levels of fat. Australians accept a less satisfying palatial experience for a reduction in harmful fats and calories.