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food + cooking

The Sweet Life in Paris

Pastry chef David Lebovitz praises the French capital without sugar-coating.
travel + culture

Eight Great Places to Eat in Normandy

In case President Obama has some spare time during his visit to France for the 65th anniversary of D-Day, here’s our list of the province’s best restaurants.
chefs + restaurants

The New Marxism in France

With an iconoclastic philosophy and serious culinary chops, Thierry Marx is a chef who likes to upset the apple cart.
travel + culture

Travel Smart: Bitter Brew for Paris Cafés

Gourmet’s European correspondent explains why the most beloved of French institutions are running out of space.
chefs + restaurants

Paris: Yam’Tcha

(PARIS) - Though it’s being lionized by the French press, Yam’Tcha, the hottest new restaurant in Paris, is actually more of a pussycat than a ferocious beast.
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: La Mère Brazier

(LYON, FRANCE) - Founded by one of Lyon’s famous mères (female chefs) in 1921, the restaurant is one of the great monuments of French gastronomy.
travel + culture

Good Buys at Paris Restaurants

The best bargains in town right now.
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: Jadis

(PARIS) - Jadis (“in times past”) may seem like an odd name for a brilliant new bistro, but after a meal there, you’ll get it.
chefs + restaurants

First Taste: Cul de Poule

With his cozy Cul de Poule, Yannig Samot has perfectly read the pulse of one of Paris’s hippest neighborhoods: the 9th Arrondissement.
chefs + restaurants

Roellinger Quits the Michelin Star Wars

Another French chef drops out after reaching the top.
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