France Favorites Beyond Paris with Special Guest Steve Smith

Enjoy Rick's live Monday Night Travel party with this video recorded on June 14, 2021. Experience the fun, conviviality, intimacy, and spontaneity of joining Rick in his living room as he shares his personal, inspirational, and sometimes hilarious behind-the-scenes commentary.

Celebrate Bastille Day — one month ahead of the French — with Rick and his co-host (and France guidebook co-author), Steve Smith, on a virtual tour around France. We'll check out France's second city, the tragically underrated culinary capital of Lyon, before exploring the châteaux of Vaux-le-Vicomte and Cheverny. In the Dordogne, Sarlat hosts a thriving market — one of France's best. And in the sunbaked South of France, we explore the urbane resort of Nice and the Roman temple and arena in the city of Nîmes. For dinner, we'll have a gourmet charcuterie board of French meats, cheeses, and tapenade from Le Pichet, a local Seattle restaurant, and a bottle of French wine. Get your own French takeout and join us for this Bastille Day party.

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