Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup: The Scandalous Tastes of Agnès Sorel

Autumn in Paris means one thing to gourmands all over the city: wild mushrooms! Varied, earthy, and delicious, wild mushrooms are nature’s gift to those courageous enough to hunt for the delicacy in nearby...

Reviewed: Hotel Design Secret de Paris

With a convenient location and rates that won't break the bank, this great little hotel delivers on all its promises.

A Market Visit and Map: Finding Farmers at Paris Markets

For the past three years, my Saturday ritual has almost unfailingly included a visit to Marché Batignolles. One of three exclusively organic markets in the city (Marché Raspail and Marché Brancusi are the other...
Thomas Dutronc

Evenings Out in Paris: Thomas Dutronc at the Casino de Paris

Gallic guitarist Thomas Dutronc may be a “fils de” (the “son of” a public figure) – his mother is glamorous ‘60s chanteuse Françoise Hardy, and his father actor/singer-songwriter Jacques Dutronc – but Thomas has stepped out of his parents’ shadows to carve out a name...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Daguerre, A Lively Market Street

In the 14th arrondissement, l'art de vivre is a way of life.

Noble Domain: Auberge du Jeu de Paume in Chantilly

Chantilly’s new Auberge du Jeu de Paume is one more reason to visit this opulently endowed town in Ile-de-France, just 23 miles north of Paris. Opened last September in an ideal spot between the...

Parisian Walkways: Faubourg Saint-Antoine, the Heart of Fine French Cabinet-Making

Every year, more than seven million people flock to the Palace of Versailles to behold the jaw-dropping luxury in which the French monarchy once resided. They stand wide-eyed before the towering frescoed ceilings; they marvel at the gilded wood panelling, the...

Eat Local: Produce Baskets in Paris

Eat in season with these pre-arranged baskets from local collectives.

Hôtel Verneuil: Where to Stay on the Left Bank in Paris

No doubt, the hardest part of planning a trip to Paris is choosing your hotel. There’s no shortage of options, and you could spend hours combing through the listings. Here’s a time-saving recommendation for...
Julien, the brasserie

Parisian Walkways: Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis

This is contemporary Paris in a nutshell: ethnically diverse, increasingly gentrified and dedicated to the business of food, a vibrant microcosm condensed into the southern section of this very long street. Migrants and refugees from all over the world have...