Author: Casey Hatfield-Chiotti

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A Weekend in Beaune

The heart of Burgundy entices with excellent cuisine, medieval architecture and, of course, wine. When people ask me what French region they should visit after spending time in Paris, I reply “Burgundy” without missing a beat. It’s easily my favorite region outside Île de France. My husband and I have […]

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Food, Paris

Is Septime the Most Parisian Restaurant in Paris?

Talking local ingredients and graffiti with Chef Bertrand Grébaut plus tips for snagging a reservation. While it’s true that many non-French chefs have helped reinvigorate Paris’s dining scene in recent years, there are plenty of native sons who are contributing immensely. I think the neo-bistro Septime, owned and operated by […]

Image of Casey Hatfield-Chiotti water skiing on Lake Pend Oreille in Northern Idaho
Adventure, Food

Sandpoint Idaho Guide

45 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene, this town on Idaho’s largest lake offers equally beautiful scenery and fewer crowds. Each summer, my family spends two weeks in Sandpoint, a town on Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle. I’ve done my fair share of traveling and I think this is one […]

Image of the pastry counter at Liberté bakery in Paris
Paris

How to Order Bread in Paris Like a Local

Make your visits to the boulangerie more memorable and delicious by following these tips for buying bread in Paris. When I moved to Paris in 2015, I began making frequent trips to my neighborhood boulangerie just like Parisians do. On the first few visits, I found the frenetic pace and […]

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Travel

What I Learned at Women’s Travel Fest

If you’re a woman interested in starting a travel-related business, this empowering annual conference is for you. I’ve been writing about food and travel since 2012. During that time, I’ve reached many of my goals like being published in The New York Times and Travel + Leisure. I still have […]