RueCadet

Parisian Walkways: Rue Cadet in the 9th Arrondissement

It started life as a market garden and today is a secret haven for gourmands. Jeffrey T Iverson takes a stroll along Rue Cadet where he finds food, wine and history to whet the...
La bella Simonetta

La Culture: Botticelli, Georgia O’Keeffe in Paris

Culture correspondent Sylvia Edwards Davis picks a selection of top exhibitions at Paris museums this season. Botticelli as Boss Early Renaissance painter Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, known as Sandro Botticelli, excelled in all aspects...
; Alfred Hitchcock researched the sets at the Moulin Rouge

My Life in Paris: It Had to Be You, Sugar

Theadora takes inspiration from a 1920s screen siren… and a bag or two of Haribos Call my agent! “My column is due,” I say to Kitty, my sleepy feline assistant. “You know the drill.” My...

Just a Bit of Lido Fun

Theadora slaps on leggings and drags her unsuspecting sister to the Lido’s Bluebell Boot Camp. Synchronised dance may not be Theodora's wheelhouse but she did the Lido's limber Bluebell Girls, above, proud. Honestly, I didn’t...

The Epic Morozov Collection Comes to the Fondation Louis Vuitton

One of the most important private modern art collections in the world comes from Russia to the Fondation Vuitton in Paris for an unprecedented look at seldom-seen masterpieces. Here's a rare opportunity to take in...
Hemingway with fellow American writer and journalist Janet Flanner, wearing their war correspondent uniforms in 1944 Paris

France Reimagined: On The Road with Ernest Hemingway

War hero, womaniser, carouser… Ernest Hemingway was larger than life. Lanie Goodman unearths the man behind the legend on a journey through France You’ve got to hand it to Ernest Hemingway. When he describes his...
Must cite as Musee des Arts et Metiers

Those Magnificent Men: France and Aviation History

In 1909, businessman Louis Blériot astonished the world by flying across the Channel France soared into aviation history on July 25, 1909, when Louis Blériot piloted the first aeroplane across the English Channel, accomplishing what...
Liquide, Matthias Marc’s new address in the heart of Paris, is a shining example of the very best of contemporary French cuisine © LIQUIDE

Restaurant Review: Liquide in Paris

After nine months of privation, it was an intense pleasure to go out for my first restaurant meal in Paris of 2021. Though the gastronomic press in France had slowed to a trickle, I...
Balzacs coffee pot

A Cup of the Strong Stuff: Honoré de Balzac’s Coffee Habit

The prolific author’s 50-cup a day caffeine habit fuelled night-long writing jags It’s no wonder Honoré de Balzac was so prolific, publishing scores of novels in his lifetime as well as countless novellas, plays and...
La Riviera in Paris serves food which will please vegans and meat-eaters alike

La Riviera: Where to Eat Near Gare du Nord in Paris

No, you’re not going to catch a view of the sweeping azure waters of the Mediterranean through the windows of the dining room here, but when your food arrives, you’ll be well and truly...