For years, big houses dominated the Paris jewelry scene. Today, there is also a thriving scene for independent fine jewelry. Steal my addresses for your own jewelry insider’s guide. …read more

Food is in integral part of the Paris experience. Over the past few years the city has seen a surge in a different breed of culinary venue: the food hall. Here are our top picks for food halls in Paris. …read more

The latest import on the long list of New York-inspired trends is the Rooftop Cocktail Bar. These days, you can find hip rooftop bars sprinkled all throughout the capital. …read more

At age 50, I moved to Paris. Impressed by the casual sexiness of the locals, I updated my wardrobe and skin care regime. But now it’s swimsuit season. Quelle horreur! …read more

Ten years ago, Liza Asseily and her husband Ziad opened LIZA Lebanese restaurant on rue de la Banque in Paris. In the years that followed, the Beirut-born socialite has opened a magnificent restaurant in a former palace in Beirut as well as an outpost at the famous Galeries Lafayette. …read more

Above: Christmas window at Galleries Lafayette, Paris (JournaldesVitrines); Below: Christmas windows Galeries Lafayette (JournaldesVitrines); Eiffel Tower (Colodio)   Whoever said “all that glitters is not gold” can’t have visited Paris in December. I mean, why would anyone recoil at the prospect of ordinary, everyday sights being transformed into such delicious, enchanting illusions? From a damp black pavement… …read more