Restaurant Reviews: Duende in Nîmes

Chef Pierre Gagnaire, who holds three Michelin stars for his eponymous restaurant in Paris and runs a dozen other tables around the world, from London to Las Vegas and Seoul, had a particular mission...

Restaurant Reviews: New Soul Food in Paris

Even during a year of historic disruption, the Paris restaurant scene continues to evolve in intriguing ways. One of the most interesting new trends during this turbulent time is the emergence of several new...

Restaurant Reviews: Allard in Paris

This intimate bistro with two dining rooms decorated with flowered wallpaper in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés has been a benchmark for excellent bistro cooking ever since the doors opened here in 1932. Now owned...
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...
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...

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...