“We would prefer not to serve cassoulet,” said legendary winemaker Alain Brumont over lunch at his club-like restaurant, La Table de Bouscassé in Madiran, France. “First of all this isn’t the right city for cassoulet. But more importantly, here in the southwest, we are trying to escape the clichés.”
After an ambitious four-year restoration, the Paris hotel is once again open to the public.
One needs no occasion to enjoy the historic garden styles, rolling vineyards, and ancient wisteria vines that make this region so Edenic—only a sense of where to explore.
With its understated glamour, Le Drugstore is a perfectly modern homage to the past.
The best way to truly discover Brittany’s most artistic city is by pursuing Le Voyage à Nantes, a green pathway specifically designed to guide visitors to the city’s highlights.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Aristocracy partied here. Laughter rang down its magnificent staircase. Over the years, the château passed from owner to owner, but in recent years had been empty when the couple purchased it from an English-Irish syndicate.
Chef Alain Ducasse’s empire is impressive. Few are aware, however, that this famed French chef also owns two Provençal country-style hotels.
Moissonnier is synonymous with bold, bespoke design and has recently opened its first North American showroom in Vancouver.
Luxury resorts are combining two of life’s greatest pleasures—food and travel—by offering hands-on cooking classes.