Best places to eat in Paris - Le Timbre, from the street

Le Timbre, in Paris – Because the French capital is cramped and fast-paced, so should the best places to eat in Paris

PARIS, France – Eating in Paris is not an easy task. There are hundreds of wonderful establishments scattered around the city. Certain neighborhoods have it better than others do. There are clichés and tourist traps everywhere. And then, there are young chefs working their tails off to offer inventive food at a fair price. I…

The Best of Marseille

Address Book: The Best of Marseille

MARSEILLE, France – Marseille, France’s second most populous city, is too frequently overlooked or avoided by tourists who have been turned off by news reports portraying it as the French capital of crime. Someone should have told me that before I showed up there! All my things were stolen at the Saint-Charles train station. Passport,…

Munich Restaurants: Pageou - Duck dumplings

Munich Restaurants: Pageou, for Lunch

MUNICH, Germany – The majority of the grandiose, neo-baroque architecture of the city of Munich obviously did not survive the Second World War. Almost everything was destroyed. Only a few facades remain. One of them is called Fünf Höfe, a shopping complex which houses Munich restaurants, including restaurant Pageou. I had the chance to visit it…