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...

Restaurant Reviews: Le BE at Miramar La Cigale in Brittany

The French have a wonderful cure for the happy excesses of the holidays or a general bout of winter podginess, which is a session of thalassotherapy. For the uninitiated, thalassotherapy is a series of...

Where to Eat in Marseille: La Mercerie in the Noailles District

During the last decade or so, Marseille has emerged as one of the best food cities in France, which is a reflection of its booming tourist trade but also its appeal to the younger...

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...

Restaurants in Paris: Jòia by Chef Hélène Darroze

Well-known to both Londoners and Parisians for her restaurants at The Connaught Hotel and on the Left Bank respectively, French chef Hélène Darroze has just opened one of the most appealing new eateries to...

Where to Eat and Stay in the Pays de la Loire

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants plus some outstanding producers Related articles: Riverside Travels in the Pays de la Loire 12 Must-See Attractions of the Pays de la Loire Region What to See and Do in...

Restaurant Reviews: Apicius in Paris

Retooling an established restaurant with a crowd of devoted regulars is a challenge for any restaurateur, but this was especially true when it came to Apicius, a favourite power table of corporate and political...

Reviewed: Restaurant Lalique au Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey

After transforming the villa of René Lalique, the 19th-century jeweller, glassmaker and artist, in Wingen-sur-Moder in Alsace, into a luxurious hotel and restaurant two years ago, Silvio Denz, the Swiss-born director of Lalique, continues...

Where to Stay and Eat on the Northern Coast of France

The region’s best restaurants and hotels, including some you won’t find in the brochures Related articles: Enjoying the High Life on the Northern Coast 12 Nature Experiences on France’s Northern Coast (and Beyond) HOTEL-RESTAURANTS Hôtel Atlantic All 18 bedrooms...

Restaurant Reviews: La Poule au Pot in Paris

In 1935, when La Poule au Pot opened in a side street near Les Halles, the French capital’s main food market, a vast, heaving complex of glass-and-cast-iron pavilions, was just down the street (it...