Tag: restaurants

Image of the restaurant Septime in Paris
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 […]

Adventure, Food

Tulum Top Ten

Blue-green water, open-air restaurants, shipwreck-inspired hotels and a shopping scene that you might expect in Soho make Tulum endlessly enticing. Tulum, a bohemian beach town on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, is popular for a reason. Beautiful blue-green water, excellent open-air restaurants (many owned by American expats), shipwreck-inspired hotels and a shopping scene that […]

City, Paris

Paris Travel Guide Part Un

Experience Paris like a local by visiting these bakeries, restaurants, museums and shops. Paris may be the world’s most beautiful city, but it is not simply the idyllic movie set many have come to expect. It is a big city with grit and grime and diverse cultures and cuisines. This is precisely […]

City, Paris, Video

A Guide to the Marais

The Marais is my favorite neighborhood in Paris. I lived there for two years and it’s still where my husband and I try to find an apartment each time we visit. The Marais, meaning marsh in French, includes the 3rd and 4th arrondissements and offers 17th-century architecture, the city’s best […]