Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Born in Firminy to a family of restaurateurs, Cédric Grolet knew from a young age he wanted to follow a career in pâtisserie, starting his first apprenticeship at the age of just 13. After...

The booming craft beer movement is touching all corners of the globe and Paris itself is now home to approximately 50 breweries. In a city of not only fine wine but now also quality...

Legend says that Easter eggs began with the Chinese, who gave them as gifts to celebrate spring. Here’s our baker’s dozen. Bravo to the chefs, salut les artistes! The Ritz Hôtel Paris François Perret’s L’œuf Five...

Paris works her magic through many mechanisms – beauty, sustainability, constant evolution, the message that pleasure is important. One more way in which the city welcomes visitors and residents alike is through attention to...

"We must be responsible consumers - it’s important to know where our products come from and how they’re made." --Mauro Colagreco Mauro Colagreco, the dynamic Italo-Argentinian chef, came to France 20 years ago and honed...

It’s hard to believe that January 20th marks the one-year anniversary of Paul Bocuse’s passing. Is it possible that it’s already been one whole year since this monument of French cuisine left us? But...

David Lebovitz has a knack for making us laugh out loud. (As his fans can easily attest, the best-selling author and famous chef also has a terrific blog, and droolworthy Instagram feed.) In his...

Not all cheese is created equal. This becomes clear when visiting Alléosse cheese shop near Paris’s Rue Poncelet market in the 17th arrondissement and sampling their vast cheese selection. This shop has become an...

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...