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This is how you cheat the queue at Padella

Padella, the pasta restaurant with a notoriously long queue, won’t let you put your name down for a table and grab a drink at the pub while you wait. …

Mam

A stylish Vietnamese restaurant between Ladbroke and Westbourne Groves.<p>Who’s up for a DIY Vietnamese taco? Okay fine, it’s not actually called that, …

London just got its first vegan diner

There’s a brand new vegan place in town (Camden Town, that is).<p>It’s called Rudy’s Dirty Vegan Diner, and it opened on April 12 with ‘dirty’ burgers, …

Introducing the ‘avo-lato’: a vegan avocado gelato

London’s new vegan dessert looks freakishly like real fruit.<p>Introducing the ‘avo-lato’: avocado-flavoured gelato served in a real avocado shell with …

Get half-price raclette at Brixton’s cheesy new restaurant

The cheesy street food trader Raclette Brothers opened its first <b></b>permanent restaurant this week. To celebrate? Half-price everything on the menu until …

London’s best street food

44<p>Restaurants, Vietnamese<p>Bittenclub<p>The Vietnamese got their baguette habit from French invaders, and Bittenclub is bringing that full circle with a …

London's best tapas restaurants

Tapas: small in size, but – when done well – enormous on flavour. And London’s hooked on the stuff – Spanish-style eating has never been more popular …

Bouillon Pigalle

144<p>968<p>I used to wonder why someone didn’t open a bistro in Paris serving classic French food, a <i>bouillion</i>, if you will, a word used to describe a …

Red Chile Braised Beef

574<p>418<p>We find ourselves eating in, rather than going out, more than not. For one thing, the food is often better, or just simpler. Maybe I’m getting …

Cooking

Eggplant and Yogurt Spread with Saffron

247<p>509<p>When Anissa Helou told me she was writing a book on the foods of the Islamic world, I was surprised, and a little curious. I didn’t know much …

Recipes

France Cities Map and Travel Guide

International tourists visit France to the tune of about 85 million per year, making France the top tourist destination in the world, even though it …

France

Just Brie-liant: Another Cheese Bar Is Coming To London

Have you tried The Cheese Bar's famous toasties?Calling all fromage fans — put down that cheddar and listen up. The Cheese Bar, the Camden restaurant …

Blue Cheese

The 11 Best Designed Boutique Hotels in Paris

Ah, the boutique hotels of Paris! Housed in characterful historic buildings across the city’s most alluring neighborhoods, they are veritable design …

In Paris, a pastry Renaissance is underway

Blame it on the religieuse pastry, two stacked, chocolate cream-filled puffs that sent me to patisserie nirvana the first week of my long-ago junior year in Paris. When you’re used to Twinkies, that kind of experience is, indeed, a revelation. After marrying a<br>lemon-tart-loving Frenchman and …

France

Bologna, Italy, a Center of Culture

By Cindy Bigras<p>Ask Italians which city they most prefer and Bologna will invariably top the list, yet most foreign tourists have yet to discover this …

Emilia-Romagna: Italy's gastronomic paradise

The original home of balsamic vinegar, Parmesan cheese, Parma ham and Bolognese sauce, the region of Emilia-Romagna is one of Italy’s culinary superstars. Here, eating well is a simple fact of life. How could it be otherwise in this abundantly fertile region, an agricultural powerhouse since Roman …

Our Favorite ‘Small Luxury Hotels’ In Europe

<i>Point Me To The Plane Contributors David Ghorbanpoor and Sarah Johnson collaborated on this report.</i>Last week World of Hyatt announced a partnership …

Luxury Lifestyle

Check out Cambodia's soon-to-open luxury tented camp

King of Southeast Asian resort chic Bill Bensley has secured a patch of land hidden deep in the Cambodian jungle to build 15 ultra-luxury tents …

Phnom Penh

The 38 Essential Paris Restaurants

Where to find perfect steak frites, matcha-filled crepes, roasted chicken and wine, and lamb-laden couscous in the City of Light<p>Over the last 10 years, Paris has boldly reclaimed its title as the best food city in Europe. The French capital is bustling with a brilliant constellation of new …

France

The Top 10 Paris Hotels

The City of Light shines even brighter at these luxurious properties, voted World’s Best by T+L readers.<p>Parisians are known for being particular, so …

Our 5 favorite places in Paris to get breakfast

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p>If a gargantuan brunch isn’t your thing, these five breakfast spots in Paris offer up scrambled eggs, Cali-style avo toast, and …

Breakfast

We’ve found the best vegan ice cream in Paris

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p>This summer, Wild & the Moon are offering up healthy yet luxurious ice creams to Parisians and tourists alike – with not an animal …

Ice Cream

An expat's guide to Paris

<i>“</i>Paris? It’s too real and too beautiful. It never lets you forget anything.<p>“It reaches in and opens you wide, and you stay that way.”<p><i>—</i> Gene Kelly as Jerry Mulligan in <i>“</i>An American in Paris”<p>Paris allows you to discover its secrets slowly. It kept my wife and me at bay in the 1990s when we lived and …

France

9 Amazing Paris Landmarks & How to See Them Without Crowds

30<p>39<p>1<p><i>Psssst, FYI - this post probably contains affiliate links, which means I earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you purchase from them.</i> …

France

Getting Paris Even More Right: The Second Time

<i>Midlife Leap</i><p>So you liked your first trip enough to plan a second? Well that’s great. Good thinking.<p>Hopefully you’ve already read all about getting …

France

The five best Paris restaurants to dine at right now

Travelling to Paris this summer? Eat your way through the French capital at these five top hotspots.<p><b>For brasserie-style seafood: La Lorraine</b><br>Cult …

Where to Stay in Paris: The Best Neighborhoods and Hotels for Every Type of Traveler

Whether a long-planned holiday or spontaneous weekend trip, your first time or fifteenth, an important question before traveling to Paris is: where …

France

Le Loir dans La Théière: Where to Eat in the Marais District

In the heart of Paris’s historic Marais neighborhood on one of the city’s most charming streets Rue des Rosiers, sits a café inspired by the …

Paris Travel Guide

Best Time to Visit Paris<p>There is no “right” time—warmer months mean picnics and parks, but also crowds. During colder months skies are grey, but …

How to Save the French Brasserie

© Oskar Proctor<i>I</i>‘m a gastronomic moron when it comes to the classic French brasserie. I really have no idea if the food is any good because I’m too …