Tips and Articles for Paris

Jean-Marie Del Moral

Paris's Ladurée is paying more than just lip service to edible art with its latest creation: Le Baiser ("the kiss"), inspired by Salvador Dalí. The... Read More

Weaving through a crowded Saigon market, a roll of freshly changed dong in my pocket, I almost crushed a tiny old woman who had suddenly stopped to pick... Read More

As any well-fed Frenchman will tell you, restaurant traditionally connotes refined cooking with noble ingredients, a high comfort level, sleek service -... Read More

As if springtime weren't reason enough to visit the City of ... Read More

See our T+L Design Awards 2009 slideshow. ... Read More

Awakening to the sounds of rustling leaves and distant ocean surf, you stretch out in bed, enjoying your first few moments of the day. Around you, your... Read More

See our slideshow of Europe’s Top Family Run Restaurants. ... Read More

On a bleak back street near the Marseilles train station lies a former cigarette factory where Gitanes and Gauloises were once rolled, before the... Read More

I've just checked into La Bergère, a cool new hotel in Maastricht. My room is wonderfully minimal—I designed it that way. Yes, designed. When making my... Read More

Call it what you will: buzz, spirit, or—borrowing, appropriately enough, from Borges—fervor. Some cities have it, other cities have it in a big way.... Read More

Walk into an apothecary on the Faubourg-St.-Honoré or Via della Scala or Grosvenor Square and you enter a field study in cultural anthropology. As you... Read More

Guerlain equals glamour. And there's no shortage of it at the Hôtel de Crillon's petite, recently opened spa, designed by Sybille de Margerie with three... Read More

One particularly good reason to love Paris in the fall—of even-numbered years, at least—is the biennial "Mois de la Photo." It's held in galleries,... Read More

Two just-opened boutiques have both makeup pros and garden-variety lipstick junkies riveted. "My friend is a makeup artist in Germany and she sent me... Read More

Three superstar designers have upped the style quotient at a trio of just-opened bars in Europe. • In Paris, Terence Conran has transformed the... Read More

Europe without cafés?As unimaginable as a house with no living room, a theater without a stage — a continent without content. And as any European worth... Read More

After five years of tussling with city planning officials and haggling with construction crews, Sir Terence Conran has helped design and open... Read More

Locals have kept Pudlo Paris—food critic Gilles Pudlowski's guide to over 1,500 restaurants, bars, cafés, and gourmet shops around the city—to... Read More

Parisians were at first puzzled by the peeling walls and rough-and-tumble attitude of the enormous new center devoted to cutting-edge art and culture... Read More

Emma Tennant goes home again, in A House in Corfu (Henry Holt & Co., $23). Returning to the Greek isle where her parents built a rambling mansion... Read More

Around the world, the strip club has suddenly gone tasteful and upscale. • In Paris, at Pink Paradise (49-51 Rue de Ponthieu; 33-1/58-36-19-20), a well... Read More

A bellhop and a concierge stand back-to-back, a rubber ball wedged between them, in a basement office in Paris's Eighth Arrondissement. The men must... Read More

Forget the subway. Now there are innovative—and fun—ways to avoid traffic in two of our favorite cities. Zip around Paris on the back of a two-seated... Read More

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