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The Name on Everyone’s Lips

Is the stylish young chef Jérôme Schilling the next Alain Ducasse, or something else entirely?

Prunier’s Triumphant Return

Thanks to an overhaul by chef Yannick Alléno, one of the most storied caviar temples in Paris shines once again

Will the Maldives Keep Its Magic?

Amid a spate of new hotel openings, one writer checks in to assess this island nation’s enduring appeal

The Real Duck Dynasty

Thanks to the success of D’Artagnan, the Daguin family’s influence now spans from restaurants in France to refrigerators throughout the United States

From Les Halles to La Brasserie

The New York City bistro once popularized by Anthony Bourdain has a dynamic new owner in cookware magnate Francis Staub

Fishing for Complements

The charming owner of Estiatorio Milos has returned to his homeland with an alluring new hotel in Athens

Speaking Volumes

In Paris, the beloved Red Wheelbarrow bookshop is growing—along with readers’ appetites for the printed page

Gasoline Allez!

In Paris, the once humble service station becomes a stomping ground for the cool crowd

Stepping Back in Time

Heading to Florida? Skip the hotel and check into these midcentury masterpieces

Make Yourself Comfortable

At a charming new hotel in Paris, disrobing is highly encouraged

The Grande Dame of Lausanne

A lakeside hotel in Switzerland brings the purpose of travel into stark relief

The Riviera’s New Jewel

Bonne chance getting a table at Mauro Colagreco’s Ceto …

Fit for a King

At his new Versailles restaurant, Alain Ducasse continues his reign over French cuisine

The Haute-est New Hotel in Paris

The LVMH-owned Cheval Blanc brings luxury to new heights. But who’s buying it?

Shock and Awe

Alain Ducasse’s exit from the Plaza Athénée rocked Paris. But his replacement is generating even more buzz

Look and Sea

A stylish new hotel that’s worth the trek to Croatia

Rethink Pink

Hollywood types and old-world wine-makers are out to upend antiquated notions of rosé

Dinner with the Queen

During an unforgettable meal with Julia Child, a young writer discovers a kindred spirit


After a 21-year run, Alain Ducasse’s restaurant at the Plaza Athénée is closing under mysterious circumstances

Greece Is the Word

There’s never been a better time to escape to the islands

Heartbreak Hotel

Isabelle Huppert is now occupying one of the grandest suites in Paris

Mory Sacko

The new face of French cuisine serves up fine food and great television

Underground Gourmet

In lockdown, desperate French chefs keep the lights on (low) with speakeasy restaurants

This Old House?

A smart new hotel aims to outshine the Loire Valley’s celebrated châteaux