Oyster bar

L’Huitrade: Guy Savoy’s Oyster Bar in Paris

Oyster -loving, three-star chef Guy Savoy has created a delicious grand finale to any stroll up the Champs Élysées. This charming little bar designed by Jean-Michel Wilmotte is the perfect place for a casual...

Restaurant Reviews: Chez la Vieille in Paris

In Paris it’s always a delicate business to tamper with tradition, especially when you’re an American and the subject of your intervention is one of the city’s most venerable old bistros, the legendary Chez la Vieille (At the...
Clarence Paris

Restaurant Reviews: Le Clarence in Paris

Leaving behind the pewter skies over Paris and the spring rains, it was a pleasure to escape into a plush cocoon of luxury and elegance for some magnificent eating and drinking during the course of a long...
Fromagerie Olivier

How Would You Spend €1,000 in Normandy?

With no effort at all I’ve got all the crème fraîche, delicious wine, hard cider, tipsy Calvados, gorgeous produce, fine meats, and foie gras whenever I want it. If I want linen goods, made with flax grown practically outside...

Le Bordeaux: Gordon Ramsay’s New Brasserie

After the recent gastronomic letdown of chef Philippe Etchebest’s Le Quatrième Mur in the opera house across the street, Bordeaux has finally gotten the stylish brasserie it’s been wanting with the opening of Le Bordeaux at the Intercontinental...

Étoile-sur-Mer: The Best Seafood Restaurants in Paris

Chef Clément Leroy, Savoy’s right-hand man, runs the kitchen at Étoile-sur-Mer, and the culinary master’s favourite interior-architect, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, designed a subtle and sophisticated décor for the restaurant, with low lighting, sea-foam-coloured tables without...

Dyades Restaurant at Domaine des Etangs, a New Chateau-Hotel

The restaurant Dyades at this magnificent new hotel in one of the least-known corners of France – the Charente Limousine, which is located between Angoulême and Limoges – offers an excellent reason to discover...

On the Trail of Paul Bocuse in Lyon

Considered the "Pope" of French cuisine, Bocuse was born in a village on the northern outskirts of Lyon.
Chartreuse du Bignac

Where to Stay and Eat in the Dordogne

TOP RESTAURANT SELECTION Charbonnel, Brantôme Getting rave reviews and giving the nearby Moulin de l’Abbaye a run for its money. L’Imaginaire, Terrasson The French are flocking to eat the new menus prepared by rising star chef Julien Dayre. La Tour des Vents, Monbazillac Sumptuous...

Le District: A New French-Inspired Marketplace in New York

A hot new marketplace in Battery Park- complete with an outdoor space on the Hudson.