Dining in Paris: Caïus in the 17th arrondissement

Over the past 15 years, talented chef Jean-Marc Notelet has made Caïus one of the most popular restaurants in western Paris with his superb market-driven contemporary bistro cooking. Now he’s renovated the restaurant with a...

Read the Signs: Rue du Croissant in Paris

Here is a café where the world changed forever No, the name doesn’t pay homage to a breakfast pastry– it refers, in fact, to a shop sign that sported a crescent moon, and it hasn’t...

Bacon en Toutes Lettres at Centre Pompidou Paris

As an undisputed trailblazer of the 20th century, Bacon's raw, uncompromising large format depictions of contorted flesh and limb are as overwhelming as they are haunting. The Centre Pompidou approaches this new visit to...

Dining in Paris: Substance in the 16th Arrondissement

Every Parisian inhabits a city that’s all their own, or an edited map of the capital that reflects their habits, pleasures and aversions. Ever since I moved across the Seine from the Left Bank...

La Culture: Must-See Exhibitions in Paris Right Now

From Leonardo to Marie Antoinette, don't miss the top shows in Paris Leonardo Forever at the Louvre Marking 500 years since his death, the Louvre presents an unprecedented retrospective of Da Vinci’s career. This is the...

Nuit Blanche in Paris is Back, and Bigger Than Ever

Paris is set for its customary annual art all-nighter and it’s promising to be better than ever. On the first Saturday of October, the city stays up all night for ‘Nuit Blanche’, a major...

A Day in Vincennes, at the Eastern Edge of Paris

Jennifer Ladonne finds Paris's 'eastern lung' is a haven for everyone, from history buffs to birdwatchers to naturists For most visitors to Paris, a day trip outside the city means braving the lines at Versailles...

Read the Signs: Avenue Foch in Paris

From elegant stretch to street of horror, and back Strolling along the leafy sidewalks of Avenue Foch, one could be forgiven for thinking that this elegant stretch was always this peaceful. After all, it is...

My Life in Paris: Fashion Victim

After a case of mistaken identity, Theadora Brack plays paparazzo at Paris Fashion Week My name is Theadora, I say, flashing both smile and postage-stamp-sized invitation on its ribbon. Never one to hide my delight,...

A Remarkable Chronicle of Paris at War

A new museum in Paris brings to light the two-pronged struggle for freedom during the Second World War: the extensive military efforts from the outside, and the eroding force of the Resistance from within....