Restaurant Reviews: Mosuke in Paris

The name of this almost all-white, soothingly Zen restaurant in a two-storey building in a residential neighbourhood in Montparnasse teases the reasons that it’s one of the most interesting new tables to have opened...

Restaurant Reviews: Benoit in New York City

On a cold rainy afternoon in New York City this winter, I suddenly had a craving for the food of my adopted country, France. So I booked at Benoit, and told the friend I...
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Carrefours of France in San Francisco: Clement Street and Arguello Blvd

Sometimes the carrefours of France in San Francisco are a surprise. Hidden, subtle, with no historical French hints, but there is an esprit if one looks for the clues. The corner of Clement Street and...

Restaurant Reviews: Tamara in Paris

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, just off the bottom of the Avenue de L’Opéra and not far from the Louvre, this new shop-front restaurant has a modish and rather chilly décor...

Restaurant Reviews: Maison Aribert in Uriage-les-Bains

Last autumn, on the weekend just before France went into lockdown again, we made the presciently good decision to go away for a couple of days and headed to the spa town of Uriage-les-Bains...

Where to Stay and Eat in Vaucluse

Our selection of the best accommodation and dining in the département Related articles: Vaucluse, The Beating Heart of Provence What to See and Do in Vaucluse 12 Villages to Visit in Vaucluse TO STAY & EAT AVIGNON La Mirande This historic...

Foodie Faux Pas: What Not to Say in French Restaurants

One of the highlights of France is its fabulous food but beware: Even with faultless French grammar, you can unknowingly upset a lot of people! To avoid upsetting the waiter or shocking the chef,...
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Where to Stay and Eat in Auvergne

Our choice of hotels and restaurants to enjoy during your trip in this beautiful area Related articles: Discover the Enchanting Villages of Auvergne What to See and Do in Auvergne 12 Must-See Towns and Villages in Auvergne Hotels 4*...
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Restaurant Reviews: Vigna in Lorgues

Exciting young chef Juan Arbeláez adds a dash of Mediterranean flair to the offering at Vigna, where dining on the terrace at this château’s wine-farm restaurant is a wonderful way to while away a...

Restaurant Reviews: Niro in Aix-en-Provence

Chef Alexandre Mazzia, who holds two Michelin stars at his restaurant in Marseille, is without question one of the most dazzlingly creative cooks working in the south of France right now. And, to the...