Chef Jérôme Faure

Where to Eat in Provence: Le Champ des Lunes at Domaine de Fontenille

Though it is the object of international adulation and remains a cherished destination of the Parisian chattering classes, along with a complement of their opposites from across the Channel, across the Atlantic and other European countries, the Luberon...

A History of the Auberge du Père Bise: Featuring an In-House Recipe

In the village of Talloires, along Lake Annecy, sits a rustic-looking inn. Originally a simple guinguette, or tavern, the Auberge du Père Bise is a prestigious hotel and restaurant. Run by the same family...
Chef Thierry Marx at his boulangerie

Paris by Thierry Marx

Where does Michelin two-starred chef Thierry Marx eat, drink and shop when he’s not running the show at his top gastronomic restaurants ** Sur Mesure, Le Camélia, The Cake Shop and Bar 8 at Paris’ Mandarin Oriental...
Clarence Paris

Restaurant Reviews: Le Clarence in Paris

Leaving behind the pewter skies over Paris and the spring rains, it was a pleasure to escape into a plush cocoon of luxury and elegance for some magnificent eating and drinking during the course of a long...
Restaurant Sylvestre

Where to Eat in Paris: Restaurant Sylvestre

Taking over a restaurant that was founded by another chef is always a delicate challenge for the incoming talent, since a certain part of the clientele will inevitably be flustered by the idea of...
AG Les Halles, Paris

Restaurants in Central Paris: AG Les Halles

With the arrival of Alain Ducasse’s new brasserie Champeaux in the neighbourhood this spring, Les Halles, the old market district in the heart of Paris, is in the midst of gastronomic revival. Even before Ducasse hangs out his...
Yoann Dinh and Alexandre Furtado

Paris Restaurants: Franco-Brazilian Cuisine at Bistro Paradis

If Paris has not yet become as cosmopolitan at the table as New York or London, the city has become vastly more international during the last ten years or so. Unlike the two English-speaking cities, the reason...
La Ferme des Coûts, Vendee

On the Gourmet Trail in the Vendée

The Vendée department on France’s western seaboard is enjoying a burgeoning reputation as a must-visit region for those keen to discover a hitherto hidden side of French gastronomic culture. Now with four Michelin-starred restaurants and an abundance...
Chef Anne-Sophie Pic

Anne-Sophie Pic: Queen of French Cuisine

Anne-Sophie Pic represents the most recent generation of one of France’s most prestigious cooking dynasties. Inheriting the knowledge and experience of four generations of exquisite French cookery, she has continued the tradition of excellence by being named World’s Best Female chef in...

Choc King Behavior: Interview with Celebrated Pastry Chef Pierre Hermé

Insatiably creative, Pierre Hermé returns to his first passion in his new book. Retracing his longstanding love affair with the cacao bean, the book reveals creations that display the celebrated pastry chef ’s signature chocolate recipes and innovative style, which have...