Where to Eat in Paris : Restaurant Eels in the 10th Arrondissement

The 10th arrondissement is an old working-class district in the heart of Paris that’s bisected by the deliciously moody and melancholic Canal Saint-Martin and is also the location of two of the city’s busiest...

Restaurants in the Bordeaux Wine Region: Le Saint James, Bouliac

Located just ten kilometres from the heart of Bordeaux, this quietly chic and strikingly modern hotel by architect Jean Nouvel is a terrific winter destination for anyone who wants a short-break getaway or even...

Burgundy Restaurants: Relais Bernard Loiseau in Saulieu

Many years ago, while on a trip to Burgundy for a memorably parsimonious magazine that has long since ceased to exist, I found myself in the centre of this magnificent French province at noon...

Paris Restaurants: Wim à Table in the Batignolles District

One of the most striking – and welcome – restaurant trends in Paris is the on-going move towards a great variety of dining formats, both in terms of settings and menus. To wit, you...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Véron, A Quieter Part of Montmartre

Back in 1929, Édith Piaf was still known as Édith Giovanna Gassion. Then 14 years old, the future chanteuse spent her days following her father around France with his touring acrobatic act. But La...

Newly Minted: A New Life for La Monnaie de Paris

After a six-year makeover, the Monnaie de Paris has reopened its doors as a culture hub complete with its own Michelin-starred restaurant courtesy of Guy Savoy, and cutting-edge art space. Founded in 864, La...

Where to Eat in the French Capital: Saint James Paris

If you are fortunate enough to live in Paris, or are planning a trip to the city, and are anxiously looking for a fail-safe restaurant at which to have a special-occasion meal, rest assured...

Restaurant Reviews: La Chassagnette, Arles

Located on a beautiful farm with a huge organic vegetable garden just a few kilometres outside Arles on the way to the Camargue, chef Armand Arnal’s restaurant is one of the best tables in...

Exploring Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Where James Baldwin Took Refuge in Provence

With Jules B. Farber’s book about US writer James Baldwin’s exile in Saint-Paul-de-Vence recently published, Justin Postlethwaite reflects on the Provence village’s enduring appeal for artists On a sultry summer’s morning, 10am on a Saturday...

Where to Stay and Eat in Les Deux Charentes

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, plus some hidden gems, such as the bubbles in which you can sleep beneath the stars Related articles: Double the Fun in the Two Charentes 12 Great Places to...