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...

Saturne

As his first name hints, chef Sven Chartier is French with some Swedish roots, and the Nordic nudity of his cooking at the blindingly successful new bistrot à vins, Saturne, raises some questions about the...

Where to Stay, Eat and Drink in the Loire Valley

A selection of quality hotels, restaurants and wine tours across the region Related articles: Cradle of the Renaissance: A Celebration in the Loire Valley 12 Iconic Renaissance Sites in the Loire Valley Viva Leonardo da Vinci! Renaissance...

Ralph’s

Ever since it opened May 2010, the carefully studied and tastefully decorated Ralph's, a pocket of American gastronomy in the new Ralph Lauren mega-boutique in Saint Germain des Prés, has been taken by storm....

Le 39V

Located in the 8th arrondissement's Triangle d'Or (Golden Triangle), Le 39V is a welcome new address in this plush part of town where there are few options between the alarmingly expensive haute cuisine tables...

Les Climats in Paris

Excellent cuisine paired with Burgundy wines on the Left Bank.

Restaurants in Lyon: Takao Takano

Book well in advance for one of the best tables in town.

Le Sâotico

A note from Anne Surcouf recently let me know that she and her husband, chef Hugues Gournay, had opened a new restaurant, Le Sâotico, in the rue de Richelieu. Ten years ago, I was a...

Vivant

A wonderfully idiosyncratic wine bar with a fine selection of organic wines and tempting dishes.

Where to Stay and Eat on the French Riviera

The best restaurants and hotels in the Côte d'Azur region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about. Related Articles: The French Riviera in Winter Riviera Sightseeing: 12 Must-See Historic Places on the Côte...