Paris Pâtissiers Innovate for Valentine’s Day

If you happen to be in Paris- the world’s most romantic city- for Valentine’s Day, you may find yourself strolling along the Seine in unseasonably sunny weather, as this winter has been quite mild. Even...
Toile de Jouy

Made in France: La Toile de Jouy

The name toile de Jouy, now commonly used generically, stems from the village of Jouy-en-Josas, just south of Versailles, where the fabric was manufactured and where the Toile de Jouy Museum now perpetuates the story. The fabric has come...

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Our film critic selects 5 memorable movies.

Paris Shopping Buzz: Moynat’s Orient Express Vanity Case

Could there be a better occasion than the recent relaunch of the Orient Express for French heritage leather goods company Moynat to strut its stuff? For the famous malletier (trunk maker), which made its...

Parisian Walkways: Canal Saint-Martin

We take a stroll through one of the city's trendiest quarters.

Peugeot: Great Grind

Long before Peugeot started manufacturing automobiles, the company made its first pepper mills.

Champignons de Paris: The Famous Mushroom and their City Farmers

Discerning Parisian chefs and locals know where to find the famous mushroom...