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Eugène Grasset (1845 – 1917) is one of the unsung heroes of French decorative arts. Despite his significant influence on subsequent movements and the...

Generally, I distrust most food memoirs. There seems to be a widespread acceptance of embellishing and toying with events in order to massage the...

Michael Tonello knows Paris. He is the Indiana Jones of the handbag world (minus the fedora and bullwhip). Tonello traveled the globe, hunting for the...

"The smell of gauloises and urine in the streets of Paris.  The feel of cold wind in Pere Lachaise cemetery.  The sight of the...

“Red meat and gin,” said Julia Child when asked the secret to her longevity. The American culinary whiz, credited with mainstreaming French cuisine, died at...

“From day to day, with the passage of time, I find, perspectives become blurred.” So Patrick Modiano begins the second chapter of “Dora Bruder,”...

Coquilles, Calva and Crème: Exploring France’s Culinary Heritage, A Love Affair with Real French Food is a nutritious, delicious stew of a book. A...

What if someone were to tell you that you could improve your life and make the world a better place simply by modifying your...

The opening of Baz Luhrmann’s film, The Great Gatsby, has reignited the publishing world. Sales of the book are again topping bestseller lists, and creating...

In May, my friend Anna visits Paris for the first time.As a former temporary resident, she asked me for recommendations. In typical French fashion,...

“No iron can strike the heart with as much force as a period in exactly the right place.” Isaac Babel wrote that. The sentence appears...