Restaurant Reviews: Tomy & Co. in Paris

Franco-Cambodian chef Tomy Gousset won an avid following of discerning regulars when he was chef at Pirouette, a contemporary French bistro in Les Halles. Now Gousset, who previously cooked with Alain Solivérès at Taillevent, Yannick Alléno when he...

Read the Signs: Rue Guy-Môquet in Paris

The name of Guy Môquet is given to a street in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, and also to a métro station in the same district. The street was first known as the rather mundane Chemin des Boeufs (‘Cow Alley’, more or...

Valentine’s Day in Paris: 5 of the Most Romantic Hotels

Le Meurice Spend Valentine's Day in absolute luxury at one of the most elegant hotels in the world, Le Meurice, situated in the heart of the City of Love. This historic palace hotel has been...

OpenSkies: New York to Paris Return+ 5 Nights in Hotel For $699

With the Dollar strong against the Euro, now is the perfect time to book your dream trip to Paris from New York. OpenSkies with British Airways are offering return flights with a choice of...
The Rue de l’Abreuvoir in Montmartre

Parisian Walkways: Forgotten Montmartre

Once the haunt of supremely influential artists, Montmartre somehow manages to retain its Belle Époque allure.  On a sunny Sunday afternoon in 1876, Pierre-Auguste Renoir set up his easel at an open-air café on the top of the Butte...

Following the Heart: Synchronicities along the Way

A few days after the terrorist attacks at the Bataclan I was sitting in Paris outside Shakespeare and Company, lifting my plummeting sugar levels with a wholly forgettable slice of pumpkin pie bought from...
Rodin, Ugolin et ses enfants

3 Must-See Sculpture Exhibitions in Paris this Winter

Looking at three very different points in time, three events in Paris to follow the evolution of sculpture... PICASSO – GIACOMETTI The Musée Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti present the first exhibition dedicated to the not always smooth dialogue between two major artists of...
Juvia restaurant

Paris Restaurant Reviews: Juvia in the 8th Arrondissement

Since Guillaume Delage is a very talented chef, the good news for people like me who knew and liked his cooking, both at Gaya, Pierre Gagnaire’s Left Bank fish house, and then at his own excellent bistro,...
Henri Fantin-Latour at the Musée du Luxembourg

Henri Fantin-Latour: Painting Silence at the Musée du Luxembourg

Once again the Musée du Luxembourg puts together a marvellous jewel of an exhibition that invites us to discover a chapter of art history we may not be so familiar with. Best known for his exquisite still-lifes and...
Blooming, Cy Twombly

La Culture: 5 Must-See Shows in Paris This Winter

Art enthusiasts are spoilt for choice this winter. There are so many events to see in Paris! Cy Twombly This blockbuster show at the Pompidou Centre in Paris presents an unprecedented retrospective of Twombly’s entire career through 104 paintings, sculptures, sketches and photographs. 30 November to...