Exploring Bordeaux’ Médoc Wine Regions

Exclusive Excerpt: Exploring Wine Regions, Bordeaux

Calling all wine lovers. There's a new book coming out this month that promises a healthy dose of escapism. Packed with 950 spectacular photographs, "Exploring Wine Regions: Bordeaux" is part coffee-table book, part wine...
The Moulin de Moissac

Where to Stay and Eat in Tarn-et-Garonne

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to enjoy during your trip in this beautiful département Related articles: Great Destinations, The Waterways of Tarn-et-Garonne 12 Essential Visits in Tarn-et-Garonne What To See and Do in Tarn-et-Garonne Hotels Hôtel & Spa...
Le P'tit Canon

Restaurant Reviews: Le P’tit Canon in Paris

As much as I delight in the creativity and innovation of Parisian chefs, there are times when all I want is a good old-fashioned French bistro meal ordered from a menu that needs no...

Retail Therapy: French Foodie Staples

Want to wow your fellow Francophiles with a spread fit for a roi? These superior cornerstones of French cuisine are a guaranteed recipe for success TREAT YOURSELF... To Ladurée’s offering of ‘SUPER HEALTHY’ macarons, with flavours...
Eat a Work of Art

Alexandre Gauthier and Ruinart: Eat a Work of Art

At times art comes in surprising packages Founded in 1729, the luxury champagne house Maison Ruinart has had an affiliation with  art since 1896 when it commissioned Czech artist Alphonse Mucha to create an advertising...
Le Faham

Restaurant Reviews: Le Faham in Paris

Named for a type of orchid native to l’Île de la Réunion, a French territory in the Indian Ocean and the birthplace of chef Kelly Rangama, this intimate, brightly lit restaurant offers a unique...

Restaurant Reviews: L’Ô Dissay at Château de Dissay in Poitiers

This magnificent château near Poitiers, which was built during the 15th century, has been renovated to offer 10 rooms for guests, and more to come in the future, and an excellent restaurant, L’Ô Dissay,...

Restaurant Reviews: Terminus Nord in Paris

In the midst of a very good recent lunch at this long-running brasserie with a recently refreshed but charming 1925 vintage art deco interior, I thought, ‘this must be one of the most reliable...
COOK’N WITH CLASS

Cook’n with Class: A Taste of France in My Own Kitchen

During the Covid-19 pandemic, chances are that now, more than ever, you have been faced with the challenge of cooking at home. Stuck in my house and turning to my kitchen for comfort, I...

Restaurant Reviews: Bistrot Les Canailles in Le Touquet

The stylish seaside resort town of Le Touquet on the English Channel, just south of Boulogne-sur-Mer, in the Pas-de-Calais, has long been as popular with travellers from the United Kingdom as it is with...