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Stars and Iconic Chefs: Pierre Gagnaire
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Stars and Iconic Chefs: Pierre Gagnaire

Amazing. Confusing. Bold. Masterful! If the adjectives sometimes lack force to capture all the originality of Pierre Gagnaire’s cuisine, it is because the Chef, elected by his peers “the greatest starred chef in the world” in 2015, composes his dishes like so many enchantments. . Pierre Gagnaire’s cuisine is indeed a party orchestrated to amaze...

Paris Fashion and Luxury Icons Tour
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Paris Fashion and Luxury Icons Tour

This is the tour for the curious, gourmets, enthusiasts and connoisseurs of fashion and luxury by Sébastien Girard, creator of www.icon-icon.com and @iconiconmedia. A tour of the iconic and enchanting places of the capital. These places where the icons of fashion, luxury have been, in turn, thought, imagined, created, concocted, and lived! Come and discover...

What To Do In Paris: Mon Coco, The Brasserie!
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What To Do In Paris: Mon Coco, The Brasserie!

Spread over three floors, Mon Coco has the comfort of large windows, two heated terraces (one of which is entirely non-smoking), a cocktail bar coupled with a dance floor and a restaurant. That’s for the arrangement. What about the spirit?

The Iconic Bûches Cakes of Christmas 2019
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The Iconic Bûches Cakes of Christmas 2019

It is in this way that Chef Pâtissier Dominique Costa revisited for the Peninsula Paris the shape of vines. In a very sweet and highly inspired version. His bûche is composed around an almond praline bonbon associated to a vanilla dark ...

The Ritz, Prestige for 120 years
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The Ritz, Prestige for 120 years

In June 2016, after 4 years of renovation, the magnificent Hôtel Ritz at Vendôme Square in Paris reopens its doors – the interior remains full of splendour, charm and the illustrious history of the Ritz! Opened on the first of June 1898, the Ritz came together through the audaciousness and influence of the Swiss gentleman...

The “Magic Top” Yule Log at the Shangri-La Hotel
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The “Magic Top” Yule Log at the Shangri-La Hotel

The holidays are fast approaching, and with them come Christmastime treats aplenty. The Shangri-La Hotel has announced its newest production with head pastry chef Michaël Bartocetti – the idea: bring out an exquisite iced dessert. This is a yule log, but a yule log that takes on the shape and motions of a top. As...

Flocons de Sel Hotel, Mégève
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Flocons de Sel Hotel, Mégève

Megève looks out over a breathtaking landscape. This village is tucked in the Savoie, in the Mont Blanc range at the heart of the Alps. Here, there is a building that has preserved all the charm that made this village renowned for being one of the most beautiful ski stations in the world. The setting...

Anne-Sophie Pic’s Blue Lobster
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Anne-Sophie Pic’s Blue Lobster

In 1973, Anne-Sophie Pic was worried, demanding, and constantly seeking the best when the death of her father, chef Jacques Pic, left her running the kitchens. This fragility of a self-taught artist has allowed her to endlessly reevaluate herself. The meeting of her husband also proved to be a fortuitous one: at his side, Anne-Sophie...