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...

My Life in Paris: Because She Cancan

Theadora Brack whips out her feather boa and shimmies off to the Moulin Rouge By now I know the drill. After presenting my press credentials, the security bouncers spin me down the Moulin Rouge’s red-carpeted...

Life is a Cabaret: Discover the World of Parisian Cabaret

Welcome to the world of Parisian cabaret. From political satire to feminist empowerment, Chloe Govan explains why this centuries-old art form, as sparklingly sexy as it may be, is very much ahead of the...

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...

Berthe Morisot and Édouard Manet: Painters in Paris

Berthe Morisot, one of the great Impressionists, was also the muse of Édouard Manet. The two may even have been in love – at least until she married his brother. Hazel Smith investigates. At a...

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...

Read the Signs: Rue des Martyrs in Paris

What's the story behind this street, the path taken by a beheaded saint? Running from Pigalle’s Église Notre-Dame-de-Lorette up to the Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre, the rue des Martyrs is rumoured to have taken its name...

Naughty and Nice: 10 Picks for Christmas Shopping in Paris

From France’s best beauty secrets and beetles that gleam like jewels to the sweetest bonbons and mustard on tap, Lindsey Johnstone finds there’s nowhere better than Paris to fill that Christmas stocking with some...

Parisian Walkways: Rue Sainte-Marthe, a Thriving Corner of the 10th

Along the main thoroughfare of a 19th-century working-class development Jeffrey T Iverson discovers a quiet corner of the 10th that is attracting a new breed of entrepreneur... Back in 2011, the Naples-born chef Roberto Rispoli,...

My winter in Paris: 4, 3, 2, 1… Enjoy!

Lights! Shopping! Museums! Action! Winter is a wonderful time to enjoy Paris, especially now that the Paris Region Pass allows you to combine all your unlimited travel and cultural visits in one convenient, credit...