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Restaurants in Bretagne: Le Brittany in Roscoff

Few places in France make a better mid-autumn destination than Roscoff, the hardy little port in the Finistère department of Brittany that’s won a global reputation for its thalassotherapy (sea-water spa treatments, which were invented here) and excellent food...

Interview with Jean-Denis Rieubland, Executive Chef of Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa

Jean-Denis Rieubland, Meilleur Ouvrier de France, has spent the last 31 years in restaurants, honing his skills at prestigious establishments such as the historic La Tour d’Argent in Paris, and earning two Michelin stars...
Restaurant Sylvestre

Where to Eat in Paris: Restaurant Sylvestre

Taking over a restaurant that was founded by another chef is always a delicate challenge for the incoming talent, since a certain part of the clientele will inevitably be flustered by the idea of...

Where to Eat in Dordogne: Hotel de Bouilhac, near Lascaux IV

When Lascaux IV and the International Centre for Cave Art opened on the edge of tiny Montignac in the Périgord Noir in Dordogne in 2016, visitor numbers to this charming village surged. Now chef...

La Condesa Restaurant in Paris: An Invitation to Travel

Recently awarded a Michelin star, La Condesa, an intimate restaurant in Paris’s 9th arrondissement, is a true gem. Opened two years ago, La Condesa is named after the neighbourhood in Mexico City where Chef/Owner...

Gardens, Grapes and Gastronomy: A Trip to Bourges and the Berry

Whatever age you live in and whatever your line of work, it rarely pays to upstage the boss. Ask anyone in Bourges, third largest town in the Centre region and a great base for exploring the south-east corner of the ancient...

Where to Stay and Eat in the Limousin

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals knew about (until now) Related articles: Discover the Limousin, France’s Rural Heart 12 Unmissable Sites: Great Places to Visit in...

Reviewed: Restaurant Alan Geaam in Paris

The story of Paris chef Alan Geaam’s life would have all the makings of the plot of a Graham Greene novel, except for the fact that it’s had such a sunny happy denouement. The...

Zinc: Restaurant in Opéra Garnier

The notable lack of reasonably priced, quality restaurants around the Opéra Garnier makes this new brasserie opened by chef Frédéric Vardon doubly welcome. Following its namesake in the Paris suburb of Gennevilliers and the...

Kei

No country in the world seems more enthralled by classic French cooking than Japan, and dozens of talented, ambitious, hardworking young Japanese chefs come to France to learn every year. Many of them stay...