• Restaurant Guy Savoy

    On the Quai de Conti, across from the Pont Neuf, stands a neoclassical edifice from pre-revolutionary Paris. Boasting one of the longest façades on the Seine, it encloses a large inner courtyard and houses the world’s oldest still-operating mint, and Guy Savoy...
  • Alain Ducasse at the Plaza Athénée

    At this legendary palace on Montaigne Avenue in the 8th Quarter in Paris, under the serene auspices of Denis COURTIADE, the diner settles immediately into First Class...
  • Le Cinq

    Not too long ago, fine dining required a dinner jacket, or at least a blazer. Working at the door of Maxim’s in Paris in the late 80’s for a while, I remember helping gents into them as if putting on ceremonial garments. Choosing the right size from our collection of loaners was an important skill. Getting it wrong on the first try would negate a tip. In the evenings, I would add a tie...
  • Le Grand Véfour

    Self-made man, idol who never sleep, arts and letters connoisseur, extreme skier, even the most supreme superlatives are of no help when it’s about Guy Martin...
  • Le Laurent

    Shapes of Self-Evidence...
  • Confiture Parisienne

    There are two evil pleasures in the world of sweet construction in a jar: the jam for spreading and the one for savoring...

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