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Auberge Stays in the French Countryside Hoteliers and chefs are creating incredible auberges in every part of France, from a corner of Burgundy to the eternally chic Alps.
Paris Hotels F&W hit every arrondissement in Paris in search of amazing new hotspots. Here, five stunning hotels.
April Bloomfield's First Trip to France Chef April Bloomfield always thought of French food as emotionless. Then she traveled to Lyon and learned that truffle soup can make you cry.
Paris Chocolate Shops F&W hit every arrondissement in Paris in search of culinary brilliance. Here, six Paris chocolate shops serving cutting-edge sweets.
F&W American Wine Awards 2011 One of our F&W American wine award winners works with ancient vines other producers ignore; another is an amazing comeback by a star winemaker on the edge of burnout. All told, the five wineries here are the most thrilling new producers in America. Here, their vision and their best bottles.
Paris Bakeries Writer Jane Sigal hit every arrondissement in Paris in search of culinary brilliance. Here, her favorite Paris bakeries and pâtisseries, plus a profile on one trendsetting boulanger.
Top Chef Top 10: Hubert Keller He's a Top Chef MVP: a judge on Top Chef and Just Desserts and a Masters contestant. The owner of Fleur de Lys in San Francisco and Las Vegas is also a DJ and a Lady Gaga fan. He tells F&W's Kate Krader about 10 of his passions.
Alain Ducasse: A Lesson in Modern French Cooking F&W's Grace Parisi translates food deity Alain Ducasse's recipes for mortals.
Paris Travel Guide: Best New Paris Restaurants, Bakeries, Wine Bars and More Writer Jane Sigal hit every arrondissement in Paris in search of culinary brilliance. Here's what she found: sensational restaurants, some in the city's farthest reaches; wine bars with fantastic food; and pâtisseries where the baker is as obsessed with seasonality, inventive flavors and ingredient sourcing as a chef. Rounding out our Paris travel guide: delicious French recipes from three of Sigal's favorite finds and five stunning new hotels.
The Radical French-Canadian Food of Joe Beef The chefs at Montreal's Joe Beef, Frédéric Morin and David McMillan, are driven by a more-is-more Quebecois passion for smoked meat, cheese and wine. Here, they share their worldview and amazing Canadian food recipes.
A Surprising Guide to French Cuisine To many Americans, French cuisine seems ornate and outdated. Yet France deserves credit for everything from mayonnaise to California Cabernet. An unapologetic Francophile takes stock.
The Hungry Crowd: Daphne Oz, Host of The Chew The newest members of F&W's food-obsessed fraternity include two hosts from ABC's talk show The Chew: Carla Hall of Top Chef and cookbook author and health expert Daphne Oz.
The Hungry Crowd: Carla Hall Host of The Chew The newest members of F&W's food-obsessed fraternity include two hosts from ABC's talk show The Chew: cookbook author and health expert Daphne Oz and Carla Hall of Top Chef.
Jacques Pepin's Best French Classics While editing Essential Pépin, Rux Martin came to terms with Jacques Pépin's legendary drive. She also learned that he is always right. Here, her story, plus an exclusive cookbook preview.
Wineries and Tasting Rooms in Vienna Jeremy Quinn, sommelier at Telegraph in Chicago, adores Vienna for its proximity to wineries—and its terrific restaurants.
Preview: 2012 F&W Wine Guide The 2012 F&W Wine Guide, by the editors of F&W and Mary Burnham, highlights 500 of the world's great producers. Here, for our special France issue, we offer eight picks from that epicenter of fine wine, plus French-inspired recipes, importers and shops.
Wine Travel Guide: Finding Roussillon, Before Everyone Else Does France's Roussillon region is known for dessert wines—to the extent that it's known at all. Yet it's becoming a source for bottlings that compare to the world's best reds, thanks to visionary winemakers like California's Dave Phinney.
Paula Wolfert's Moroccan Recipes After almost four decades, the ever-amazing Paula Wolfert has finally updated the 1973 cookbook that turned America on to Morocco's cuisine. Here, a preview of her new Moroccan recipes.
Why Wine Blending Matters At a new San Francisco bar that encourages customers to combine different wine blends in one glass, F&W's Ray Isle creates his own Caveat Emptor red and considers the craft of blending.
Paris Wine Bars Writer Jane Sigal hit every arrondissement in Paris in search of culinary brilliance. Here, Paris wine bars with fantastic food and amazing bottles.
Vergennes, VT: A Bakery's Perfect Tarts and Desserts Launched in a former Vergennes, VT Laundromat with Kickstarter money, the little bakery called Vergennes Laundry is superlative. The recipes here are among its most delicious.
Paris Restaurants For the best bistros and brasseries in the world, plus spectacular haute cuisine, F&W names the essential Paris restaurants to visit now. Here, provocative ventures from “It” chefs like Inaki Aizpitarte, superindulgent meals fit for Parisian aristocrats and everything in between.