Food & Drink

Food & Drink

This Parisian institution dating back to 1905 originated as a wine bar specializing in wines from the Pyrénées. It was first brought to life by a Catalan engineer whose claim to fame was inventing...

Parisian hotels are hosting the city’s most fun and fabulous Christmas events this season. Here’s a round up of our favorites. Oh, and if you love the festive decorations as much as we do,...

The first Yule log cakes appeared in 1879, and since then no French Christmas table is complete without the iconic Christmas dessert. Here we dive into the best offerings of the season. Want more...

The unique charm of Paris is based upon its savoir-vivre, that je ne sais quoi... the indescribable, yet completely recognizable, way of life which has become embedded in our subconscious. To “think Paris”, as the...

After working with Alain Ducasse for many years, Chef Jocelyn Herland joined the Parisian palace hotel Le Meurice in 2016 as executive chef at Restaurant Le Meurice Alain Ducasse, where he expertly interprets Ducasse’s...

It’s official. We’ve commenced the most wonderful time of the year in Paris… The Christmas festivities have kicked off in the French capital! Indeed you’d be hard-pressed to find a more perfect place to...

Bread and butter and jam in Melbourne is merely bread and butter and jam. In Paris, a baguette and butter and jam is a whole other thing. “Bonjour! Une baguette traditionnelle, s'il vous plaît.” I...

La rentrée is behind us, the Indian summer is finally finished, and the next holiday is still weeks away. It’s time for an apéro, non? Here is a selection of the best hotel bars...

When you think of France's wine-growing regions, Paris doesn't immediately spring to mind. How delightful to discover the pretty working vineyard, on top of Montmartre hill, in the shadow of Sacré-Cœur. In October there's...

The countdown to the launch of our new French foodie bible, Taste of France, has begun – and it’s set to be the best thing since sliced baguette! Our team of elite gourmands has certainly put...

The holidays are sadly over and la rentrée is here, but to ease you back into Parisian life here are some of the most fabulous events taking place at the city’s hotels. Les Bains If you...

Luxury boutique hotel Pavillon de la Reine has opened its long-awaited, first-ever restaurant, offering guests a new experience at the hotel and visitors the chance to sample some of the finest French food in...