Paris—in the midst of an energetic transformation

This article was excerpted from The Wall Street Journal’s Insider’s Guide to Paris. There’s a new energy in the air in Paris, a city long known for resisting change. Gastronomic creativity and new talent fused with a movement to breathe fresh life into forgotten buildings and dormant institutions has brought about much tranformation. The 11th [...]

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Paris Transformed

From the Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition Paris, a city known for resisting change, is shaking itself out of its long languid spell. There’s a new energy in the air, spurred by the arrival of a generation of new culinary talent and a movement to breathe fresh life into forgotten buildings and dormant institutions. Gastronomic [...]

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Al Fresco Dining Survey—France

Some of the top al fresco dining picks from our members (in response to 2010 Global Al Fresco Dining Survey) Cote d’Azur Club Cinquante Cinq (Club 55), “St Tropez, spend the day at the luscious beach, the water is fantastic, people watching even better. Have dinner at this great place under the tree and tents [...]

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Le Comptier de la Mer-When in Cannes-Restaurant with a “View”

LeComptier De La Mer I always stop here on by trips to Cannes for some festival or other. It’s great people watching, the grilled sole is great, other fare is very good, people watching at a premium being on the Croisette.  Lots of  well-heeled types. What’s not to like? 53 Blvd. de la Croisette (Rue [...]

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