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Avocado Mousse I normally don't associate avocados with French cooking, but when I was in France, I saw avocados used in salads, soups and as amuse-gueules. This easy avocado recipe for avocado mousse makes an easy refreshing...

“a carcass waiting to be fleshed out with freestone or brick, a funnel-shaped grill, a hole-riddled suppository” — author Joris-Karl Huysmans (excerpted from “Protest Against the Tower of Monsieur Eiffel” published in Le Temps, February...

  The 15 new one stars include wilks, an unpretentious neighbourhood restaurant in Bristol, and Campagne, a contemporary Kilkenny restaurant. In London, Lima is the first Peruvian restaurant to gain a star and highlights the increasing...

Arnaud Desplechin is one of the French cinema’s best-kept—but most highly regarded—secrets. He’s not an avant-garde director, but his challenging films (Esther Kahn, Rois et Reines, Un Conte de Noel) are firmly situated on...

Minutes from Lorgues village, set in 1,500 acres of forest, 5000 olive trees, vineyards, at the end of a long and winding road, the 18th century Château de Berne, has been brought into the...

“ . . . more and more frequently, people began visiting to see the Matisse paintings, and the Cézannes. Matisse brought people, everybody brought somebody, and they came at any time and it began...

The 5th arrondissement is abuzz with tourists and students and shoppers. But there are a few pockets of calm where you can relax and recharge, and one where the famous now simply rest in...

                    Myth or reality, where was Paris really born? Maybe the books got it all wrong Who would deny that Paris stands out today as one of the most historically and culturally attractive cities in the...

"It was in June 1950, as we rode by car… that I first saw Saint Cirq, blazing with Bengal Fire, like a rose in the night… It was love at first sight… Above any...

In the 4th arrondissement our e-bus passes some of the most visited sites of the city and takes a peek at its inhabitants—from the ancient  Parisii (the tribe that gave the city its name)...

The 3rd arrondissement brings stories of knights and kings and . . . um . . . well, Chinese wholesale shops. 3ème Rich from the crusades, it was the Knights Templar who originally settled this neighborhood...

So, in the film American Psyco, the frustration of not getting a reservation led to an unfortunate incident involving a translucent raincoat and an axe, to the tune of "Hip To Be Square" by...