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French food: Not so fresh?

After a survey revealed the prevalence of ready-made restaurant meals in France, restaurateurs and chefs alike are supporting a move towards locally sourced, fresh-made cuisine.
Read more… 03 April 2014


Parisian cafes… now with cats?

Inspired by the enchanting Japanese concept, the first cat cafe has opened in the Marais – but with a distinctly Gallic flavour.
Read more… 05 January 2014


The death of the French baguette?

Consumption of the Gallic staple is in steady decline, resulting in a national campaign to get the country back to the bakery.
Read more… 19 October 2013

Thirsty Explorer

In Paris, the drink that drove Van Gogh mad

Famed for turning the cafes of Montmartre into a haven for booze-addled artists, the story of absinthe – and its current revival in Paris — is as thick and cloudy as the drink itself.
Read more… 04 October 2013


Rooftop dining and dancing in Paris

On 30 May, an evening of innovative food and contemporary music, hosted by the most modern of French restaurant guides.
Read more… 29 May 2013

Mini Guide

Mini guide to food and drink in Normandy

The Bayeux Tapestry, D-Day beaches and Mont St-Michel are the French region’s historic draws, but its seafood, cheeses and cider are the best way to fill the gaps between attractions.
Read more… 03 May 2013


Paris’ newest sugary treat

Following in the footsteps of the macaroon, cupcake and cream puff, the humble eclair is now getting its turn in the French patisserie spotlight.
Read more… 29 April 2013

World’s best hostels for food

From stale bread and cold coffee to grilled merguez sausages and refreshing ceviche, these budget accommodations have a come a long way in terms of quality cuisine.
15 April 2013

A taste of Paris

A walk through three very different neighbourhoods of the French capital shows that the city’s reputation as the culinary centre of the world is stronger than ever.
Read more… 25 February 2013

Living In

Living in… cities with great food

From Tokyo to Lyon, these five cities are known for their sheer abundance of quality restaurants and their access to local produce and specialties.
Read more… 20 February 2013

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