Food & drink

Destination dining: stay ahead of the curve with our insight into the world’s best restaurants, bars to seek out, chic street eats and top-of-their-game chefs.

Sea change: sampling the Languedoc’s smartest oyster farm

Oyster innovation in the Languedoc

It doesn’t get much more Gallic than gallivanting between verdant vineyards and innovative oyster farms from Château St Pierre de Serjac

Paris: long live the long lunch

Paris: le long lunch is back

A new generation of bistros, bouillons and brasseries are having a moment. Food writer and former resident, Madévi Dailly, investigates

A toast to the women of champagne

Meet the women of Champagne

In France's most revered vineyards the number of female growers is, well, growing. Royal Champagne Hotel is introducing guests to some of its favourites

County vines: mapping the perfect English wine escape

The perfect English wine escapes

To celebrate the start of English Wine Week we take a tasting tour of some of our finest vineyards – and the best places to rest your head afterwards…