With the second round of the presidential election coming up in just one week, we scratch our heads and take a closer look at WHAT actually happened and WHAT to expect.

And we also ask the question WHY Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the far-left candidate, refuses to encourage HIS voters to vote against Marine Le Pen.

And of course, Maud Descamps brings us a fresh French word of the day!

This month, So French! has a very famous neighbour. Stay tuned to find out whom we’re talking about…

Recorded in Paris on April 28, 2017.

Episode 27Only a week to go before the first round of the presidential elections, we’re we’re wondering if France will face a run-off between the extreme left and the far right.
 Is France going to ditch the euro for the sucre?

We alo have a look at what’s left of Nuit Debout, the grassroots movement that grew out of the protests against the new labour laws here in France. One year on, does the movement still exist?

And we get into a food fight: The French were not amused by a restaurant review by a British food critic this week. The severe but righteous food critic Jay Rayner (The Guardian) is our special guest.