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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...
See a Video Slideshow of the Best New Restaurants As more and more of you dream and scheme your vacations around unforgettable meals, T+L has searched far and wide—through eight cities across four continents, to be precise—to unearth the world’...
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Video: Tour the Marais with T+L’s Editors Back in the late 14th century, when King Charles V held court in Paris’s Marais neighborhood, one of the best addresses was Rue de Sévigné, where for the next three centuries French nobility built ornat...
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“Are you here for the last rites?” asked Robert A. M. Stern, the dean of Yale University School of Architecture. We were standing in the lobby of the Ritz Paris hotel. In a sense he was correct; I was. If not to memorialize the place, I was on ha...
Oberkampf, Paris This former haven for dive bars has become ground zero for high-end chefs with casual-bistro dreams—and the trend has spread across the 11th Arrondissement. At Au Passage (1 bis Passage St.-Sébastien; lunch for two $72), dishes b...
I’m not an early riser. I have a rule against stepping outside my Paris apartment without first indulging in my café au lait. But after close to a decade of living here, I also know that if you’re craving a croissant, you have to go to a bakery we...