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...

Restaurant Reviews: L’Art de Vivre at Château l’Hospitalet near Narbonne

Winemaker Gérard Bertrand took over his family’s vineyards in the Languedoc 30 years ago and has worked tirelessly ever since to improve their quality and promote not only his own wines but all those...

Introducing the New Taste of France Website

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Taste of France Magazine’s new website – your one-stop guide to French food and drink. Check out our chefs’ hacks and daily recipes guaranteed to suit ravenous locavores, carnivores...

Restaurants in Paris: Gaya by Chef Pierre Gagnaire

For many years, La Ferme Saint-Simon was a clubby restaurant with a faux-rustic auberge décor and favoured by politicians, antiques dealers and gallery owners from the neighbourhood, and the occasional celebrity. It had a...

Where to Stay and Eat in Alpes-Maritimes

A selection of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés in the département Related articles: Beyond the Riviera in the Alpes-Maritimes What to See and Do in Alpes-Maritimes Museums and More in the Alpes-Maritimes NICE Hôtel Negresco The Hôtel Negresco,...

Paris Restaurant Reviews: Le Chardenoux by Chef Cyril Lignac

When chef Cyril Lignac acquired one of the loveliest old bistros in Paris several years ago, he freshened it up with an appealing menu of traditional and contemporary dishes. Now he’s completely rebooted it...