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Winter Fun: Fireside Lunch in the Hamptons

It's well known that winter is a season where cocooning is welcome. Getting together with friends by the fire is one of those little pleasures that almost makes us forget the cold of winter. The Les Hamptons restaurant, nestled in the heart of the Renaissance Hotel in Rueil-Malmaison, invites you to experience this moment of relaxation in a natural environment and good vibes. In addition to an exceptional gastronomic experience, you will share a moment of conviviality in a warm restaurant. Upon arrival, walk through a vast porch evoking the majestic entrances of iconic New Jersey residences. The atmosphere is enhanced by the presence of maritime pines, creating an atmosphere of seaside softness. A soft and serene atmosphere that feels good Fascinated by the architectural style of the great Anglo-Norman residences, the architect and designer Jean-Philippe Nuel invites you on a journey through space and time. The vast dining room, which looks like a family home, immediately immerses you in warm intimacy. What immediately catches the eye is the majestic stone fireplace, …

Le Bristol and Dom Pérignon join forces for a special menu

This is one of the Select news that should not be missed at the start of the year! Le Bristol Paris and Dom Pérignon are joining forces for a special menu. A new gastronomic experience around a food and champagne pairing menu in the Palace garden. The Bristol Paris never ceases to surprise us! After a holiday period marked by a symphony of delights of all kinds, the establishment is not to be outdone. The most exclusive of dinners Starting the year 2024 as exceptionally as we ended 2023. This is certainly the objective that Bristol Paris has set itself by unveiling this special offer. The Bristol Paris and the Maison Dom Pérignon indeed offer a new gastronomic experience. A dinner orchestrated by Michelin-starred Chef Eric Frechon and Vincent Chaperon, Dom Pérignon Cellar Chef. And inspired by Dom Pérignon vintages for a food and champagne pairing menu in the Palace garden. The most exclusive of dinners was born from the meeting between the two men, with complementary talents. Two exceptional houses, two unique know-how: the perfect equation. See this post on Instagram…

Enjoy a premium culinary experience at 39V Restaurant

Restaurant 39V is a gastronomic gem that offers an unforgettable dining experience. Nestled at 39 Avenue George V, in the 8th arrondissement, the Michelin-starred restaurant stands out for its refined cuisine, elegant ambiance and exceptional service. Live an elevated culinary experience and a timeless moment, the time of an exceptional meal. L’auberge gourmande de Frédéric Vardon Led by the talented chef Frédéric Vardon, the cuisine of the 39V restaurant is a true ode to creativity and French tradition. The exquisite dishes, prepared with premium ingredients, evoke the very essence of French gastronomy. With the particularity of always adding modern touches. Each plate then becomes a visual and gustatory work of art, capturing subtle flavors and delicate textures. The 39V restaurant menu evolves with the seasons, and thus allows you to highlight fresh, seasonal products. The chef places a point of honor on respect for nature and producers. Iconic dishes such as…

The most beautiful Christmas logs in Parisian luxury hotels

The end of year celebrations in Paris are synonymous with luxury, refinement and exception. Among the most popular traditions, the Yule log occupies a place of honor. It symbolizes conviviality and gluttony. Parisian luxury hotels compete in inventiveness to offer creations that are as delicious as they are sumptuous. Discover the most beautiful Christmas logs from Parisian luxury hotels, true taste masterpieces. La Chocomotive – Le Cheval Blanc Paris Maxime Frédéric, the pastry chef at Le Cheval Blanc Paris, has completely revisited the holiday season. It offers gourmets the opportunity to board a very special train. The “Chocomotive”, which instantly recalls the wooden toys of childhood, takes the form of a very particular steam train, made up of three wagons. It consists of: a locomotive with a 75% dark chocolate shell and a heart filled with crispy Gianduja. A wagon filled with caramelized hazelnuts coated in chocolate, and a dessert with Christmas flavors. A choice that will delight the most gourmands and…

Le Cinq: the starred table to try at least once in your life

In Paris, the legendary restaurant Le Cinq offers an unmissable gastronomic experience, to be enjoyed at least once in your life. The restaurant where every moment is a sensory journey of rare finesse in its own right. At the heart of the golden triangle, the Four Seasons hotel embodies the French art of living and culinary elegance at its peak. An extraordinary gastronomic experience Led by three-star chef Christian Le Squer, the Le Cinq restaurant is much more than a palace restaurant. Thus, it is a sanctuary where gastronomy enthusiasts come together to savor exceptional dishes. Created with love and know-how, the chef's respect for the products and innovation are reflected in each plate. Unique know-how The chef creates exquisite dishes that transport you to a world where flavors intertwine in harmony revealing intense pleasure in each bite. Each ingredient is chosen with care. Each cooking technique is mastered to enhance the products, thus creating unique taste associations. The quintessence of French refinement. A sumptuous setting, exceptional service The restaurant experience at …

LAURENT, MAXIM'S, LAFAYETTE'S: These historic addresses are making a comeback

Paris is reborn from its ashes, and with it some of the most emblematic addresses. Laurent, Maxim's, Lafayette's, these historic Parisian addresses made their big comeback in the fall of 2023 and made the capital vibrate with their more than expected re(openings). LAURENT, the return of an institution After several months of renovation, it was in September 2023 that the legendary Laurent restaurant reopened its doors to the public, in the gardens of the Champs-Élysées. A true institution born in the middle of the 2022th century, this unmissable address joined the Paris Society group in XNUMX, thus marking the start of a new era, with Laurent de Gourcuff at the helm. New decoration signed Cordélia de Castellane, new menu signed Mathieu Pacaud, Laurent still honors the French tradition , but with a touch of modernity. Behind its pink facade and its Napoleon III-style pavilion appearance, three rooms and a majestic garden hide, renowned for being the headquarters of personalities from around the world and politicians. On the menu, Chef Mathieu Pacaud offers French gastronomy that clarifies the classics and…

The Select Interview with Arnaud Larher, Meilleur Ouvrier de France pastry chef in the heart of Paris

Montmartre and Saint-Germain-des-Prés are the typically Parisian districts which house the boutiques of Arnaud Larher, pastry chef Meilleur Ouvrier de France and chocolatier of Breton origin. A lover of travel, discovery and the sometimes surprising mixture of flavors, he has conquered the taste buds all over the world, from Marrakech to Tokyo via Athens. It was in 1997 that his first boutique was opened in Paris, in Montmartre. Ten years later, in 2007, Arnaud Larher won the title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France Pâtissier. A professional recognition which offers him visibility among the general public and marks a new impetus, that of international development, in Tokyo, Athens, and Marrakech. A true ambassador of French know-how, Arnaud Larher has agreed to return to his journey and answer some of our questions. How did your passion for baking begin? It already started with me being greedy. When my grandmother and my mother made cakes I was always glued to them. I asked to do an internship for a few days...