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...

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...

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...

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...

Dining in Paris: Substance in the 16th Arrondissement

Every Parisian inhabits a city that’s all their own, or an edited map of the capital that reflects their habits, pleasures and aversions. Ever since I moved across the Seine from the Left Bank...

Dining at Restaurant Christopher Coutanceau in La Rochelle

La Rochelle chef Christopher Coutanceau describes himself as a “cuisinier-pêcheur”, a fisherman cook – a reference to his passion for the superb fish and shellfish that comes into this port town on France’s Atlantic...

Dining in Corsica: La Table de la Ferme at Domaine de Murtoli

With a spectacular setting in southern Corsica – a 4,900-acre seaside estate that straddles the Ortolo river – the Domaine de Murtoli is one of the most magnificent places to stay in France. It...

Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes

A selection of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés in the region Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes HOTELS Hôtel Chais Monnet This...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Rhône Valley

Our choice of the best hotels and restaurants in the area Related articles: Road Trip through the Rhône Valley 12 Villages to Visit in the Rhône Valley What to See and Do in the Rhône Valley HOTELS Domaine Le...

Restaurant Reviews: La Palme d’Or in Cannes

Just after this legendary restaurant at the Hôtel Martinez on La Croisette in Cannes reopened for the season on March 7, a friend from Los Angeles who was in town for business (the usual...