Expert Picks: Restaurants We Can’t Wait to Support in Post-Pandemic France

After a two-month lockdown in France due to the coronavirus pandemic, the quarantine restrictions are slowly being lifted. No longer do residents need to carry the signed "attestation de déplacement" to venture outside their...
Hachis Parmentier, Mardi Michels

Hot Potato: The History of Hachis Parmentier

Author and French cookery expert Mardi Michels reveals that the French were rather slow to embrace the humble spud, considering it only good for animal fodder. Hachis (the “h” and the “s” are silent) Parmentier...

COVID-19 and the Search for a Taste of France in Los Angeles

As a true Francophile and avid gastronome, I am always on the quest for a superb restaurant in Los Angeles with a French flair. One year ago, I had the pleasure of dining and...

Simple Sophistication: French Gastronomy in Provence

The rustic-refined cooking of Provence has come full-circle, as French gastronomy makes a decisive shift towards simpler, more wholesome ingredients, says Jennifer Ladonne Who doesn’t love Provence? And who doesn’t love to eat? Put the...
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Take-Out Food…From a Michelin-Starred Restaurant?

When most of us order take-out food, it’s pizza or chicken chow mien or something like that: tasty but not what you’d call elegant. By contrast, restaurants with Michelin stars serve food that is the...

Worth its Salt: A Trip to Salies-de-Béarn

Get your fix of ‘white gold’ in France’s capitale du sel, Salies-de-Béarn Nothing enhances a good meal quite like a top-quality table salt produced in the time-honoured way. France is blessed with a number of...

Top 4 Iconic Meals in France

Love French cuisine? Here are some standout regional delicacies we're currently craving... Quiche Lorraine Hailing from Lorraine (where else?) in France’s Grand Est region, this silky golden pastry – a gorgeous blend of egg, cheese and...

Where to Eat in Paris 2020

Your insider’s guide to the latest fashionable restaurants and gourmet hotels Related articles: What’s Hot in Paris for 2020 Best of the New Hotels in Paris 2020 HOTELS Lutetia Three-star chef Gérald Passedat brings a Mediterranean air to the...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Drôme

The best dining and sleeping options in the département’s historic towns and villages Related articles: The Drôme: The Organic Heart of France 12 of the Drôme’s Top Attractions What to See and Do in the Drôme HOTELS Hôtel Fac...

What to See and Do in the Drôme

Lavender farms, waterfalls, vineyards and botanical gardens... welcome to a nature lover’s paradise Related articles: The Drôme: The Organic Heart of France 12 of the Drôme’s Top Attractions FOLLOW A LAVENDER TRAIL One thing you simply must do...