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Christophe Adam | A marvellous pastry-chef and marvelling Parisian

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4pm: it’s time for tea. It cannot be a coincidence that this is the time that Christophe Adam has made an appointment to talk with us about his eclairs that all Paris is queuing up to buy, about his wonder at the French capital and his new career as a passionate entrepreneur. A tasty interview […]...

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July 30, 2014 | 12:27 pm |

Amélie Nothomb | An author in love with Paris

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Amélie Nothomb is not from Paris. The daughter of a Belgian diplomat, she was born in Japan and followed her father around the globe before settling in France in 1998. Since then, she has learned to get to know Paris and avows a great love for the city. The brilliant author of twenty-three novels, whose […]...

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July 28, 2014 | 8:55 am |

Amélie du Passage from Petite Friture | A design editor and nostalgic Parisian

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Aestheticism and functionality, design and daily life, all sprinkled with elegance: welcome to the creative world of  Petite Friture, created by Amélie du Passage. A design furnishing company that has taken its place among the big names in French and international design with some lovely signature pieces. We meet Amélie, an entrepreneur with taste and […]...

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July 16, 2014 | 12:47 pm |

Michel Quarez | The Art of the poster

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Michel Quarez is a legend of poster art in France. Committed, intransigent, self-assured about himself and his desires, he has succeeded in imposing his aesthetic and his fluorescent colours. Born in Damascus in 1938, Michel Quarez studied at the school of Fine Arts in Bordeaux and the school of Decorative Arts in Paris. Influenced by, […]...

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May 1, 2014 | 8:25 am |

Portrait of a Chef | Cyril Lignac

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Oui Chef, Top Chef or Le Meilleur Pâtissier… it’s Cyril Lignac of course! Television has made this young chef and his smiling face famous, with his friendly accent and communicative good humour. Today he is one of the most popular chefs in France and Cyril Lignac embodies all by himself a new generation of restaurant […]...

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January 17, 2014 | 10:57 am |

Portrait of a Chef | Alain Passard

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This chef is passionate about the product and can handle vegetables like no-one else. He comes from a family of artists, with a grandmother who was a cook, a grandfather who was a sculptor, a musician father and a costume designer mother. Alain Passard has himself become a great artist in the kitchen. Born in […]...

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January 17, 2014 | 10:49 am |

Portrait of a Chef | Yannick Alléno

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Yannick Alléno entered into the closed circle of great world chefs in 2007, when he was earned the Hotel Le Meurice in Paris three Michelin stars. His culinary background and his roots are found in Ile de France ! Born in 1968 in Puteaux into a family of bistro owners, this pure-bred Parisian first worked […]...

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January 16, 2014 | 1:28 pm |

Portrait of a Chef | Anne Sophie Pic

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“Cooking for those you love is the finest proof of love”. In the Pic family, cooking is a story of generations. For more than a century, four strong personalities have suceeded each other at the helm of  La Maison Pic; two women and two men, a real family. The first in the Pic line was […]...

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December 8, 2013 | 2:35 pm |

Portrait of a Chef | Alain Ducasse

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“According to me, the product is the only truth”. The product – perhaps this is the secret behind the success of one of the most star-studded chefs in the world. A three times winner of three stars in the Michelin Guide at Louis XV at the Hotel de Paris in Monte-Carlo (1990), the Alain Ducasse […]...

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