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From the Oct 2009 Issue
Paris: Where the Obamas Ate
Paris Street We Love
Great Men’s Suit Shops in Paris
Paris: 6 Palace Hotels
The ins, the outs, and the in-betweens of the city’s six palace hotels.
10 Top Paris Shops
Where to find classic French porcelain, custom linens, period furniture, and other items for the perfect maison
Chanel’s Couture Empire
3 Up-and-Coming Paris Jewelery Designers
Top Michelin-Starred Paris Restaurants
What it means—an opinionated guide to Michelin’s best.
7 Lovely Paris Boutique Hotels
Seven out-of-the-ordinary places to stay prove that little can be lovely, too.
A Look at Bruno Frisoni’s Studio
Think “Jean Nouvel Pink!” and enter the wonderful world of Vivier.
Best Children’s Boutiques in Paris
A Timeline of Cartier
Ever since the jeweler opened shop at 13 Rue de la Paix, in 1899, its pieces have reflected the city’s most fashionable people and most historic places.
Paris Cultural Calendar
Places, people, and things not to miss this season.
Paris: Restaurateur to Watch
4 Favorite Paris Hotels
Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme’s Presidential Suite
Printemp’s $100 Million Makeover
Buying Custom Shoes at Louboutin’s Atelier
4 Classic Paris Bistros
Four authentic, gently priced neighborhood spots that specialize in classic French cuisine.
Paris: 10 Restaurants Open on Sundays
The Peripatetic Gourmet
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Hottest Restaurants in Paris
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Paris: The New Nomiya Restaurant
France's Design Revolution
With bold graphics, sleek curves, and vivid colors, a new generation of designers has reestablished France as a creative powerhouse.
Culinary Exploration in Basque Country
From the Atlantic to the Pyrénées,
finds a landscape and a cuisine that are generous, authentic, perfect.
Normandy: Then and Now
The Many Faces of French Women
The eternal, undeniable force of the women of France.
The Quiet Side of St.-Tropez
Far from rosé-soaked days and disco nights, a spa/resort/retreat to pamper both the body and soul—as only the French know how.
Seven Essential French Souvenirs
Friends far and wide recommend a few of their favorite things.
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Madame Descaves: Queen of Fine Wine
A Cinematic Tour of Clermont-Ferrand
Dinner at La Bastide
Visiting a Normandy Palace Garden
Exploring Marseille’s Architecture
Traditional Culture in Corsica
The Most Secret Place in France
Driving France’s Highway D943
A traveler’s compendium of 22 personal, offbeat dispatches from all over the country.
Truffle Mass in Richerenches, Provence
Château de Fontainebleu’s Ballroom
Visiting Nureyev’s Grave
Simple Beauty in Lot-et-Garonne
Biarritz’s Hôtel du Palais
Staying in a Grand Loire Valley Château
Revisiting Arles, Provence
Rochefort’s Gillardeau Oysters
Childhood Memories in Canhac
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