Pierre Sang in Oberkampf

Although it’s a major inconvenience that Pierre Sang in Oberkampf, Franco-Korean chef Pierre-Sang Boyer’s dauntingly popular small-plate, table d’hôtes-style restaurant in the 11th arrondissement doesn’t take reservations, his nervy and very inventive cooking is...

Restaurants in Colmar: L’Atelier du Peintre, Reviewed

In a quiet side-street in Colmar, right opposite the house of Martin Schongauer, the celebrated medieval painter and engraver, sits L’Atelier du peintre. It’s an appropriate location for the skilled chef Loïc Lefebvre, whose...
The Rue de l’Abreuvoir in Montmartre

Parisian Walkways: Forgotten Montmartre

Once the haunt of supremely influential artists, Montmartre somehow manages to retain its Belle Époque allure.  On a sunny Sunday afternoon in 1876, Pierre-Auguste Renoir set up his easel at an open-air café on the top of the Butte...

Autumn Leaves and Apples

Fall, glorious fall. Memories of summer's corn, eaten in abundance on my visit to the US, are distant as I peruse the tender root vegetables, leafy Swiss chard, bitter-crisp lettuces of autumn. It is...

Honfleur: L’Endroit

Warm hospitality and informality are keywords at L'Endroit, Honfleur's trendiest bistrot.

Zinc: Restaurant in Opéra Garnier

The notable lack of reasonably priced, quality restaurants around the Opéra Garnier makes this new brasserie opened by chef Frédéric Vardon doubly welcome. Following its namesake in the Paris suburb of Gennevilliers and the...

Restaurant Reviews: Le Drugstore, An All-New Look and Menu in Paris

Back in the days when actress Jean Seberg was puckishly cast as a newspaper vendor selling the New York Herald Tribune on the Champs-Élysées in François Truffaut’s À Bout de Souffle (Breathless), the famous...


Although monkfish is the ideal fish for this dish, any firm white fish will do.

Rivea at the Hotel Byblos in Saint Tropez

Alain Ducasse has opened a terrific gourmet address on the Riviera.

Restaurants in Lyon: Takao Takano

Book well in advance for one of the best tables in town.