Taste of France Magazine Issue Two: Your French Food Bible!

Pre-order your issue here. Pull up a chair and pour the wine – the countdown to the hotly-anticipated return of Taste of France has begun. Readers hungry for the 2019 edition – due out this autumn...

France’s Chestnut Mecca in Ardèche

Gillian Thornton tootles over to France's chestnut Mecca for a cheeky tasting spree ahead of the annual Les Castagnades festival Chestnuts have always been synonymous with Christmas, whether toasted on a roaring log fire or...

Dining at Restaurant Christopher Coutanceau in La Rochelle

La Rochelle chef Christopher Coutanceau describes himself as a “cuisinier-pêcheur”, a fisherman cook – a reference to his passion for the superb fish and shellfish that comes into this port town on France’s Atlantic...

Dining in Corsica: La Table de la Ferme at Domaine de Murtoli

With a spectacular setting in southern Corsica – a 4,900-acre seaside estate that straddles the Ortolo river – the Domaine de Murtoli is one of the most magnificent places to stay in France. It...

Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes

A selection of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés in the region Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes HOTELS Hôtel Chais Monnet This...

Surviving Provence: Food for Thought (and the Wine to Go With It)

Provence is the place of dreams... until reality sets in. Taking place beneath the Montagne Ste. Victoire in Cézanne country, "Surviving Provence: Romance, Reality and Wild Boars" is a funny, sometimes acerbic, tale of...

Ardèche à la Carte: Secret Recipes by Regina von Planta

Regina von Planta rummages through Ardèche's bountiful larder and serves up some of the département's top staples – with a few wild cards thrown in for good measure. Excerpts from "Château, Jardin, Cuisine: Secret...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Rhône Valley

Our choice of the best hotels and restaurants in the area Related articles: Road Trip through the Rhône Valley 12 Villages to Visit in the Rhône Valley What to See and Do in the Rhône Valley HOTELS Domaine Le...

Taste Test: Our Top Cheeses for Summer

Calling all turophiles! Whether you prefer your cheese strong and pongy or fruity and creamy, Paxton & Whitfield caters to everyone’s taste. We’ve done the dirty work and sampled their summer cheeseboard – so...

Restaurant Reviews: La Palme d’Or in Cannes

Just after this legendary restaurant at the Hôtel Martinez on La Croisette in Cannes reopened for the season on March 7, a friend from Los Angeles who was in town for business (the usual...