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Tips and Articles in Paris

For about a decade now, the trends of hyper-local ingredients, sustainable sourcing, and nose-to-tail cooking have been sweeping through Paris. In the process, the city has shed its museum-of-food reputation and once again become a mecca for culin...
Even with today’s advanced knowledge of acoustical science, designing and building a new concert hall involves a certain leap of faith, especially if the aim is for flexibility—a venue suitable for a Beethoven symphony or a Pierre Boulez compositi...
The Eiffel Tower has received its fair share of quirky updates these past few years—an ice skating rink, a vertigo-inducing glass floor—but this may be its most important yet. As part of the tower’s first major retrofit in 30 years, New York-based...
It’s time to drop every preconceived notion you have about hostels, because there’s nary a rickety bunk beds to be found at those of Generator, a new design-focused brand with locations in culture capitals like London, Barcelona, and Berlin. The b...
Can’t wait for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to re-open in 2016? Get a sneak peek of the museum’s new collection when its American Icons exhibit opens at the Grand Palais in Paris this April. Marking the international debut of SFMOMA O...
Hotels love a good attention-grabbing amenity, especially one that involves health and wellness. We looked at some of the latest offerings to see which are worth your time. At many JW Marriott properties worldwide, turndown service includes a v...
Japanese chefs are jazzing up the Paris dining scene—no sushi or soy sauce in sight. One of France’s food obsessions of late is whether la gastronomie française is in decline, eclipsed by the sexier, more innovative cooking coming out of Copenh...
With its romantic architecture, lose-yourself-in-them cobblestone streets, and cozy boutiques, Paris is undoubtedly a woman’s town. And nobody knows this better than Marcia DeSanctis, author of the new book 100 Places in France Every Woman Should ...
Restaurants Hot Tables Chef Toutain’s ethereal treatment of unusual produce at Restaurant David Toutain ($$$$) has notes of Scandinavian-style naturalism, but his dishes are locally sourced. The seasonal menu may include steamed sea urchin with ...
See our slideshow of the World’s Best Secret Dining Clubs. “Look for the man learning How to Cook Everything. He will direct you to the location of the feast.” And so began a recent cloak-and-fork odyssey that ultimately led some 150 food lovers ...
See our slideshow of the World’s Best Restaurant Views. Warm beige tones, rich graphic accents, and futuristic chairs give Le Jules Verne a contemporary elegance, while dishes from superstar chef Alain Ducasse create a joie de vivre in diners’ mo...
Video: Tour Paris’s Shangri-La Hotel The first tip-off came upon my arrival: a pair of oversize Ming dynasty–inspired vases flanking the Belle Époque entry. This was, after all, the Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, the European debut of a five-star, Ho...
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Video: Exploring Paris with Kids We probably should have started with one of those outings that have introduced so many generations to the city: a bateau-mouche ride on the Seine, perhaps, or a visit to the Eiffel Tower. Even a jet-lagged prome...
We were in the middle of the woods when I began to comprehend the French passion for order. My wife and I were walking through the gently undulating farm country of Berry, on the upper reaches of the Loire. We had just driven down from Paris (two ...
"I'm not attracted to hotels just to make a design statement," veteran couturier Christian Lacroix explains as he sits on one of the beds in his newest creation, the 34-room Hôtel Bellechasse, in Paris's Faubourg St.-Germain. "Remember, in French...