Gigi Restaurant

Gigi’s Restaurant: A Charming New French Bistro in LA

Los Angeles County restaurants are again welcoming diners indoors. Along with this great news is the opening of Gigi’s, a classic French bistro tucked away in the heart of Hollywood’s Sycamore District. Evoking the old-school...
Alexandre Mazzia Head Chef

Moreish Marseille: Culinary Evolution in the South of France

Can food help a city through a crisis? When there are no tourists, what do chefs do? They get creative, help each other and feed their flocks, whatever it takes, says Jennifer Ladonne. The sunlight...
Provence’s picturesque Vaucluse, in The Luberon.

The Luberon’s Enchanting Village of Lourmarin

France is home to many beautiful places: captivating cities like Paris, Nice and Dijon; stunning regions such as the Loire Valley, Champagne, the Dordogne Valley and the Côte d'Azur. I’m sure you have your...
The Auberge du Bois Prin

Restaurant Review: Auberge du Bois Prin in Chamonix

Some people use stars or numbers to indicate their pleasure with a restaurant, but for me, it’s the memories that matter. To wit, the best restaurants are the ones that leave behind such a...
La Merise in Laubach

Restaurant Review: La Merise in Alsace

Young chef Cédric Deckert is the pride of Laubach. When I stopped to ask a farmer in blue cotton overalls who was taking a break in the shadow of his tractor for directions to...
Béatrice Bellon

Confessions of a World Jam Champion

Patrice Bertrand meets Béatrice Bellon, from the Ubaye Valley in the Mercantour National Park, who has been made a maître confiturier for her expertise in traditional jam-making. “Usually, when people make jam, they mix fruit...
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10 Reasons to Visit Orne in Normandy

Just 50 miles south of the ferry port of Caen/Ouistreham, Orne lies in the lesser-known Basse-Normandie, awash with rich pastureland, fragrant apple orchards, dense forest, small villages and market towns. 1. THE VERSAILLES OF THE...
Chateau de Hautefort

What to See and Do in the Dordogne Valley

Beautiful villages, historic châteaux and stunning countryside... there’s something here for everyone. Related article: Hollywood sur Dordogne: What’s New for Visitors in 2021 CHÂTEAU HOPPING Dordogne Valley Châteaux en Fête: What better way to mark the Land of...
Brigade du Tigre

Restaurant Review: Brigade du Tigre in Paris

France’s links with southeast Asia date back to the invasion of southern Vietnam in 1862, which then led to the founding in 1864 of its Indochine colony, today Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Despite an...
Casa Fuego, Menton

Riviera Dining: Casa Fuego in Menton

Parilla (grill) and pasta is the formula of Michelin three-star chef Mauro Colagreco’s new restaurant just across the street from his glamorous and very expensive Mirazur in palmy Menton. Parilla is the Argentine Spanish...