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Where to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau on Thursday
Where to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau on Thursday

Each November, on the third Thursday of the month, the French giddily celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau. That’s when the fresh, fruity Gamay from the new vintage is rushed from the vineyards into shops and wine bars in Paris and elsewhere across France. On that day, it’s almost obligatory to pick up a few bottles at the corner wine shop or pop into your local wine bar or bistro for a glass.  Every year we list where to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau in Los Angeles. This week, when I called some French restaurants to ask if they were planning anything for Beaujolais Nouveau, a long pause was often followed by another question: “What?” Even places with French...

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