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The Americans celebrated throwing off their oppressors’ shackles on Sunday and now it’s the turn of the French.

The Association des Francais de Taiwan is celebrating Bastille Day with a street party tomorrow at the National Taipei University of Technology, for which DeliFrance will be providing bread, Laurent Ludwig pastries and Stephane Lorand pancakes.

Tomorrow from 6:30pm to midnight at the National Taipei University of Technology, 1 Zhongxiao E Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市忠孝東路三段1號). Admission is NT$200. On the Net:

Over at the Palais de Chine hotel, a special menu has been devised at its La Rotisserie restaurant. Chef Sherilin Fan’s concoctions include glace of king crab with mango and coriander, abalone risotto in garlic and parsley sauce, ballotine of guinea fowl with foie gras and truffle potatoes and prime rib-eye steak. The dessert is grapefruit terrine with macadamia crumble and vanilla ice cream.

Palais de Chine’s Bastille Day five-course menu is being served from tomorrow through Wednesday and costs NT$2,500 per person. To make a reservation, call (02) 2181-9999 X3250. Palais de Chine is located at 3, Chengde Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市承德路一段3號). On the Net:


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