Reviewed: L’Auberge de la Mère Poulard, Le Mont Saint Michel

Le Mont Saint-Michel is magnificent, and as the writer Victor Hugo aptly observed, “Le Mont Saint-Michel is to the sea what the Great Pyramid of Giza is to the desert”; a defining monument. Visiting...
Beach near Roquebrune-Cap-Martin

Three Days on the French Riviera Without Breaking the Bank

Do you love travelling to France, but shy away from the French Riviera because you think it’s all glitz and glamour? Most people I talk to have the same reaction: Don't I have to be...

La Villa Corse- Rive Gauche in Paris

Excellent Corsican food will inspire you to book a flight ASAP for the "Isle of Beauty."

Au Passage in London: The Popular Paris Restaurant Crosses the Channel

Calling all foodies in London. Au Passage, one of the most popular bistros in Paris, has popped up in the British capital. For a limited time, the trendy eatery has crossed the channel for...

L’Agapé Substance

As rents have soared, it’s become more difficult to find a really good meal in Saint Germain des Prés—restaurant margins just don’t generate enough profit to pay for a prime spot in this now...

French Riviera: 8 Secret Spots Off the Beaten Path

By foot, boat or car there are many secret spots to discover on the Côte d’Azur. Swerve the crowds for a deeper appreciation of this glorious coastal region, says Justin Postlethwaite A Skipper's Eye View The...

Marseille’s Flavour to Savour

Where to head now in Marseille is Rhizome- Les Raciones Du Goût, the six-month-old epicurean concept. Designed as a loft duplex, the art gallery/retail boutique is redefining the future of food culture on Corniche Kennedy...
Chef Thierry Marx at his boulangerie

Paris by Thierry Marx

Where does Michelin two-starred chef Thierry Marx eat, drink and shop when he’s not running the show at his top gastronomic restaurants ** Sur Mesure, Le Camélia, The Cake Shop and Bar 8 at Paris’ Mandarin Oriental...
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...

Paris Restaurants: Le Taillevent, Gastronomic Excellence in the 8th

Named after Taillevent, a 14th-century chef and cookbook author whose real name was Guillaume Tirel, this exquisite restaurant on the quiet rue Lamennais has been an exemplar of Gallic elegance ever since it opened...