France Abroad - The Taste of Gascony
Chef Pierre Koffmann brings rural France to London’s West End
When Eleanor of Aquitaine married Henry II of England in 1152, she brought a goodly chunk of France, but in London today the reverse has happened.
Made in France
Joël Laplane, Luthier
Anchored in tradition but also an innovator, Laplane crafts guitars for the stars of classical and flamenco music. The studio has reopened in February 2013 under the direction of Yoann Charbonnier.
Celebrating 60 years at fashion’s forefront, Chloé has pulled out the stops, with a traveling exhibition, styles in limited edition and a gleaming new flagship store in Paris.
Duck Breasts With Pears
Bestselling author Mireille Guiliano wrote the ultimate non–diet book on how to enjoy food and stay slim.
Wine & Spirits
No Wine Please, We're French
The French are turning their backs on one of the essential components of their identity—a product once described by philosopher and critic Roland Barthes as a “totem drink,” the very emblem of Frenchness.
Two new Lagerfeld brands
Uber-designer Karl Lagerfeld is leveraging his highly visible profile with a just-opened Saint Germain des Prés store featuring two new brands.
Fraises à la Bordelaise
These wine-steeped strawberries are delicious with vanilla ice cream.
Coming Into Their Own
Following a remarkable rebirth as a
wine region over the past 20 years, a well-educated younger generation is
now continuing the initiative.
LIFE & STYLE
MOVIES & BOOKS
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