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The French Alps new gourmet star

The French Alps new gourmet star

Val d’Isere’s Le Chardon Mountain Lodges looks set to become a destination for food lovers in the French Alps this season, thanks to new head chef Oliver James.

James, who trained with Gordon Ramsey and worked with Gary Rhodes, has revamped the culinary offerings at the five-lodge hotel, adding classic dishes with inventive twists to the menu. (more…)

Go on a royal retreat with the Landmark Trust

Go on a royal retreat with the Landmark Trust

British building preservation charity Landmark Trust has rescued and restored Le Moulin de la Tuilerie, which consists of three buildings called Le Moulin, La Celibataire and La Maison des Amis, and is the charity’s first French property. (more…)

Cruise in luxury to French Polynesia

Cruise in luxury to French Polynesia

Brand-new luxury cruise line Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering travellers the chance to explore the shores of French Polynesia from the sea.

Designed to sail the shallow waters of French Polynesia and Tahiti, Paul Gauguin’s compactly-designed luxury cruiser will be able to dock at small, local ports that larger ships are unable to reach, allowing guests the unique opportunity to explore traditional and less-inhabited areas of the islands. (more…)

The great Eurostar escape

The great Eurostar escape

Weary city workers can escape to the south of France to sip wine, eat gourmet food and languish in the rugged Gallic countryside for as little as ?69, thanks to a one-off exclusive offer announced by Eurostar this week. (more…)

Bar Boulud opens at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London

Bar Boulud opens at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London

Legendary French chef Daniel Boulud is celebrating the opening of his first London restaurant today at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park.

French-inspired bistro Bar Boulud, London is set to echo the success of Boulud’s award-winning sister restaurant of the same name in New York, with a gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner menu to be served at the luxury hotel in Knightsbridge from 11am to 2am, every day. (more…)

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