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Horse-drawn carriage rides, twinkling lights, and a Christmas tree decorated in Baccarat crystal… There’s no place better to celebrate the holiday season than Parisian palace hotels like Le Bristol. But even if you missed...

If you have unlimited financial resources and fancy an extravagant but refined stay in Paris, you'll want to consider  the Pompadour Suite, which recently opened at Le Meurice, a palace hotel located across from the...
Photography featured in "Watercolor exhibit" by Henri Semidei

In Paris there is a seemingly endless list of museums and art galleries to discover and explore, but sometimes a smaller exhibit can be a welcome change of pace. Instead of a marathon trek...
The kitchens of the Ritz Paris

The Ritz Hotel Paris opened in 1898 by Swiss hotelier César Ritz in collaboration with legendary chef Auguste Escoffier. It was the first European hotel to provide en suite bathrooms, telephones and electricity in...
Le Méridien Etoile

When Air France first launched Le Méridien hotels in 1972, they created a big flagship property next to the Palais des Congrès convention center (Porte Maillot) in the 17th arrondissement. Now owned by Starwood, Le...
L'Hôtel, Paris

"Déjeuner deux fois par jour n’est pas une liberté mais votre droit," said Oscar Wilde who spent the last days of his life (circa 1900) eating lunch twice daily at L'Hôtel, the iconic Left...
Angelo Musa's grapefruit cheesecake

Calling all Paris pastry lovers. There's a new head Pâtissier at the at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, and he's creating some tasty treats as beautiful as bijoux. After the departure of Christophe Michalak, the celebrity chef and TV personality,...
Hotel Les Bulles de Paris

When the heavens open in Paris and driving Spring rain pelts on even the most chic of umbrellas, the City of Light always has a bright side. On the popular Rive Gauche (Left Bank), near...
The incredible #Easter egg by Chef Michaël Bartocetti

The young, talented and charismatic Michaël Bartocetti has been Head Pastry Chef at the Shangri La Hotel, Paris, since last June, working in tandem with a talented team headed by Christophe Moret.  “I am from the...
un petit pot de Rêve

Looking for the perfect gift idea to thrill the francophiles in your life? We’ve searched high and low to bring you a fun and inspiring collection of French goodies—from Paris and les provinces. A Little...
Clown bento teatime at the Mandarin Oriental Paris

Prior to today's release of Roschdy Zem’s new French film, “Chocolat”, news spread fast about the movie starring Omar Sy. Thankfully the billboard’s image of a clown dispels any confusion with the previous film about...
Afternoon Tea at Le Meurice

When the weather outside is frightful, it’s tempting to cocoon yourself inside one of Paris’s outstanding museums, cafés, or hotels. Why not indulge in an unforgettable Afternoon Tea Experience? Le Meurice—the prestigious palace hotel...