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Armed robbers strike again on the French Riviera

Armed robbers have carried out yet another broad daylight raid on an upmarket jewellery boutique on the French Riviera.<p>A gang arrived the Hyatt Regency Palais de la Mediterranee Hotel in Nice, on the seafront Promenade des Anglais, just after 7am.<p>Pointing pistols at terrified staff, they targeted …

12 Things You Shouldn't Be Cooking With Olive Oil

Get it hot enough to sear meat or roast veggies and there's tons of smoke, your food tastes bad, and it might actually be toxic.<p>Because not only will it taste bad, it will also be really bad <i>for</i> you. When oil gets heated beyond its smoke point, it starts to break down chemically. It loses most of …

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The Cheese-Lover’s Guide to France (with Map!)

"Each sort of cheese reveals a pasture of a different green, under a different sky," writes Italo Calvino. I like to think of his words as I curl my …

Dad Captures His Son's First Year, One Second Per Day, and It's Lovely

Sam Cornwell, a photographer from England, took a second of video a day and stitched into a video of his son Indigo's first year on planet earth. …

Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles | Men's Health

In an odd love triangle, I watched this happen to my girlfriend. She fell in love with a dish called “drunken man noodles” from a local Thai restaurant. Her loyalty to this spicy, garlicky, salty dish impressed me. Despite my urgings for her to try something else, despite the sodium-induced thirst …

Headed To France This Summer? Don't Miss The 'Other' Versailles

Happy Bastille Day!<p>Summer is peak time for European travel, and tens of thousands of Americans will visit Paris in the coming months. Many will do the ubiquitous slate of Parisian major attractions, such as the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. But if you are not a first timer to the City of Lights and …

Gascony: France's New Foodie Destination

Not since the Three Musketeers unsheathed their swords centuries ago has Gascony seen this much excitement. To savor le dernier cri in French …

12 Not Terrible Places to Eat Near the Eiffel Tower

We don't recommend visiting the Eiffel tower without a solid plan for eating, whether to fortify yourself for the wait or to restore your sanity after the harrowing elevator ride. Here are some tables to consider that don't require a crosstown trip.<p><b>Walk-Ins Welcome</b><p>1. Café Constant - With three …

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Sauced: Extra-Smooth Hummus

While hummus takes mere minutes to put together at home, I still buy it at the grocer's more often than not. Until recently, I just couldn't quite match the silky smoothness of the store-bought stuff. After posting my first hummus recipe, Serious Eaters told me the answer to this problem could lay …

15 Refreshing Drinks to Keep You Cool by the Pool This Summer

Summer is all about spending time outside. When the weather gets really hot, nothing beats a day lounging by the pool, drink in hand. Whether you have a yard full of guests or you're enjoying a relaxing solo sesh—or you're really on someone's roof or fire escape—you can't go wrong with one of these …

The Best Restaurants In Provence

<b>Where Raymond Blanc would enjoy...</b><p><b>A typical brunch</b><p>My favourite food market is at <i>Sanary-sur-Mer</i>, where there are stalls selling beautiful slow-cooked squid, bouillabaise, bourride [a simpler version with aïoli, a garlic mayonnaise], country bread, olives, tapenade [olive paste], anchoïade [anchovy …

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Chutney—It's Freedom in a Jar

Five Can't Miss Cafes in Paris

There seem to be almost an unlimited number of things to do in Paris, including enjoying countless idyllic cafes -- it can be nearly impossible to decipher which offers the best tasse du café in the city. Determining factors, such as the heavenly flakiness of a fresh croissant or the mellow rhythms …

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