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Chef Arnaud Donckele makes sauce the star of his new Parisian restaurant – Robb Report

Chef Arnaud Donckele describes the time he caught the scent of a passerby and froze from the intoxicating intoxication of it all. “Has this ever happened to you?” he asks from the cigar lounge at the back of Plénitude, located inside the five-star Cheval Blanc Paris hotel, opposite the Pont Neuf, which opened last fall […]

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Apartment Emily in Paris, Ananas Suite du Lotus Blanc, Apartment Only Murders in the Building

Morning wars (Apple TV +)What: The Italian refuge of disgraced anchor Mitch Kessler.Or: Pasadena, California. Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell) and Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston) have a drink in his “Italian” retreat.Credit:Apple TV + The supposed Lake Como villa where Mitch (Steve Carell) is hiding after being fired over his sexual assault allegations isn’t in Italy […]

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How Bulgari’s New Paris Hotel Delivers a Blend of French and Italian Luxury

When the bell boy at the new Bulgari hotel in Paris took my luggage at the start of a recent stay, he asked me what I thought of the place. After I told him that I found him quite stylish, he replied: “It’s Italian”, then, without wasting time, “A mixture of French and Italian style. […]

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Inside the apartment-sized suites of the Barrière Le Fouquet hotel in Paris – Robb Report

If you want to know what it’s like to live like a Parisian, book one of the four sprawling new apartment-style suites at the historic Hotel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris on the famous Champs-Elysées. Unveiled this fall, the classic Haussmann-style suites exude coveted French elegance with sleek decor, high ceilings and expansive windows with stunning […]

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In Le Corbusier’s Parisian apartment: architectural principles become reality

“Space, light and order,” said Le Corbusier, a pioneer of modern architecture and town planning. “These are the things that men need as much as bread or a place to sleep.” All three can be found in abundance in the bright Parisian studio and apartment of Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, the Franco-Swiss painter and architect who lived […]

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True story behind the Parisian apartment of Anastasia La Charnay

In “The Violet Hour”, the first episode of Matthew Weiner’s anthology series The Romanoffs, one character really steals the show: Anastasia La Charnay’s (Marthe Keller) apartment. According to Anastasia, an extremely elegant and cantankerous French aristocrat, the Parisian apartment was once the place where Grand Duke Alexei (her alleged great-great-grandfather) kept his mistresses – still […]

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Hugo & Co from chef Tomy Gousset in the 5th district

Hugo & Cie Since affordable rents made the 11th arrondissement the most popular for young Parisian chefs opening their own restaurants, the scene in the 5th arrondissement’s Latin Quarter – traditionally one of the capital’s youngest neighborhoods but increasingly recently gentrified – is rather quiet. It’s no surprise then that chef Tomy Gousset’s excellent new […]

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Parisian restaurant Divellec gets a makeover – WWD

PARIS – Does Paris get its answer at the Chiltern Firehouse in London (minus hotel rooms)? The seafood establishment Le Divellec, long a sanctuary for politicians thanks to its location a stone’s throw from parliament, ministries and embassies, is back with a new name and a fashionable atmosphere. Now known as Divellec, the restaurant has […]

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Waiting for a table at the Parisian restaurant David Toutain? Head to Pottoka instead

The place you want to go: Restaurant David Toutain Courtesy restaurant David Toutain After having trained in some of the most popular kitchens in the city – Bernard Loiseau, Marc Veyrat and Alain Passard among them – and having collected laurels at Agapé Substance, chef David Toutain opened his own restaurant in 2013 – and […]