Q: What is it? A: A very charming hotel with charming staff and charming views of the Côte d’Azur. A classic, charming Mediterranean hotel on the Côte d’Azur. La Pérouse has it all. It has the undersized lobby. It has the quirky floor plan where you will have to take two elevators and walk through [...]
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Q: What is it? A: A Michelin-starred tourist-trap located on the 2nd platform of the Eiffel Tower. The entrance: Inside the southern pillar (le Tour Eiffel Pilar Sud) of you-know-what. The kitchen, as seen from inside the elevator that runs up and down that 2nd pillar. Le not-so-impressive amuse bouche. Salmon marinated with vodka and [...]
Q: What is it? A: A smart and pretty affordable hotel in Paris, (but not in the middle of it). Don’t expect a small and boutique-y hotel. This place has 172 rooms! Shelterish interior design: Super-hero face masks double as lampshades. Compact but functional bathroom where everything worked. No complaints, although the flower was faded [...]
Q: What is it? A: A somewhat fading flower. Formerly a top restaurant on the Côte d’Azur. The former moulin (French for mill) in Mougins is now the Moulin de Mougins, hotel and celebrated restaurant. Risotto at lunchtime. Risotto Carnaroli à l’avocat et Poulet Thaï translates to Carnaroli risotto with avocado and Thai chicken. ”Poitrine [...]
Q: What is it? A: An extremely competent restaurant in the world’s perfume capital. In the 50s, the Kennedy’s made this their summer residence. A little later, in the early 70s, Bill Wyman actually lived here, (when the Stones fled England to escape taxation). Le amuse-gueule. It tasted the way it looked. The Executive Chef, [...]