Where to Stay and Eat in Limousin

The best dining and sleeping options in Limoges, Brive-la-Gaillarde and beyond Related articles: Great Destinations: Limousin, Land of Fire and Stone 12 of Limousin’s Most Iconic Sites What to See and Do in Limousin HOTELS The comfortable Hôtel Campanile...

Dining in Paris: Le Sergent Recruteur on the Île Saint-Louis

Surrounded by the Seine, and a discrete, intimate, slightly mysterious place, the Île Saint-Louis is one of the most charming neighbourhoods of Paris. For years it also had one of the city’s most fashionable...
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Exploring Strasbourg with Eating Europe’s New Food Tour

After spending the last few years happily eating my way around the country, I was starting to feel fairly confident in my knowledge of French gastronomy. However, when I began researching my first trip...

L’Impé: An Excellent New Brasserie in Nîmes

The legendary Hôtel L’Imperator opened in 1929 and has hosted everyone from Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner to Ernest Hemingway, who would come to Nîmes for its famous bull-fighting festivals. Now it has just...

Exclusive Recipes from C’est de la Trish! by Trish Deseine

In her latest book, the Irish-born food writer, who has lived in France since 1987, shows how adding fresh twists to simple, everyday dishes will wow your taste buds and your friends. Recipe excerpts from...

A Taste of the Divine: Monks and Nuns Making Wine in France

Jennifer Ladonne steps into the mysterious world of the monks and nuns still making wine in France Though scientists debate whether it was the Etruscans or the Greeks who introduced wine and winemaking to France,...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Eure Department

Our selection of the best accommodation and dining Related article: Explore Eure, the Hidden Gem of Normandy WHERE TO STAY Clos de Mondétour Aude and Grégoire’s passion for old buildings is reflected in the restoration of their 16th-century...

Oeuf Mayonnaise: All It’s Cracked up to Be

A staple of Parisian bistros and star of lunch counters the nation over, it's hard to imagine the ubiquitous œuf mayonnaise was once at risk of eggstinction. Yet, 30 years ago, it seemed the humble...

Dining in Paris: Caïus in the 17th arrondissement

Over the past 15 years, talented chef Jean-Marc Notelet has made Caïus one of the most popular restaurants in western Paris with his superb market-driven contemporary bistro cooking. Now he’s renovated the restaurant with a...

Praise be to Cheeses: The Influence of Monastic Orders on French Fromage

Veteran fromager Patrick Ambrosio takes us on a whistle-stop tour of France's oldest, and whiffiest, monastic cheeses The impact of monastic orders on the history of French cheesemaking cannot be overstated. Indeed, we owe France's...