Where to Eat and Stay in Brittany

The region is full of great places to dine and rest your head from self-catering to the height of luxury Related articles: A Guiding Light to Brittany What to See and Do in Brittany 12 Cultural Highlights...

Paris Restaurants: Le Train Bleu in the Gare de Lyon

One of the most magnificent restaurants in the world has been bedevilling me ever since I first dared the walk through the doorway (with a rucksack!) for a coffee, when I was doing a...

Restaurant Reviews: Le Cromagnon in Bordeaux

In a male-dominated culinary world, Bordeaux’s female chef Oxana Ramat is quickly making a name for herself. Following a foray in sustainable product design, this creatively inspired soul discovered her affinity for edible art...

Paris Restaurants: Astair in the Passage des Panoramas

The Passage des Panoramas, a covered arcade that opened in 1799 in the heart of Paris, was fashionable for a generation, then became the locale of stationers, printers and stamp merchants. Recently, these businesses...

Female Chefs in France: Making their Way in a Man’s World

French chefs often cite their mothers or grandmothers as their biggest influence. Yet in France’s elite kitchens – and its awards ceremonies – women are still glaringly absent. Jennifer Ladonne reports on on-going efforts...

Restaurant Review: Le Kintessence, Courchevel

If the main reason glamorous Courchevel is such a sought-after winter destination is the excellence of the skiing at this Alpine resort, it’s also a superb choice for anyone whose idea of a good...

Äponem: A Talked-About Gastronomic Destination near Béziers

Thirty kilometres north of Béziers, in the heart of Hérault, the little hamlet of Vailhan (population 160) has suddenly become one of the most talked about gastronomic destinations in France. This is because of...

Foodie Hotspots of the Loire Valley

Five foodie favourites that you need to know about At Belle France we believe that a holiday is not a holiday without a food and wine dimension. After some gentle walking or a little leisurely...

Places to Stay and Eat in Midi-Pyrénées

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some you won’t find in the brochures Related articles: Great Destinations: Midi-Pyrénées, Lighting the Way Top 12 Most Iconic Sites in the Midi-Pyrénées Things to See and Do in Midi-Pyrénées HOTELS Le...

Where to Stay and Eat in La Manche

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants across the département Related articles: Explore La Manche, a Beautiful Corner of Normandy 12 Things to See on the Coast of La Manche What to See and Do in La...