Bonjour! I am Aiste. A few years ago, I used to be what is commonly called a “top fashion model”, working in Paris, New York or London for major international brands and designers. It’s a known fact: top models don’t eat, do they? Well, I did! I loved to eat, and still do! I’m passionate about good food and fine cuisine, and love to travel around in quest of great restaurants, gourmet landmarks and gastronomical trends. I also have a camera grafted on my left hand, and can’t help taking and sharing pictures of my best food discoveries! Yes, I’m what you could call an enthusiastic world “food-trotter”. And I would like you, dear readers, to be my first-class travelling companions...

Hexagone by Mathieu Pacaud in Paris

Located in a vast, atypical space for a Parisian restaurant in the 16th arrondissement, Hexagon serves delicious modern French cuisine, highly influenced by L’Ambroisie school, but much lighter, mi...

, 28/01/2015 14:23

Le Cinq by Christian Le Squer

The world of gastronomy in Paris has been bustling with speculations lately about where will the former Ledoyen’s head chef Christian Le Squer go next. Three weeks ago it became apparent that it wi...

, 06/01/2015 10:09

Epicure- c’est magnifique! in Paris

Wonderful Burlat cherries and pistachios dessert at Epicure in Paris today (3 Michelin stars). One can’t beat the old school indeed...

, 25/11/2014 10:28

This is how the best sushi in the world looks like... in Tokyo

What makes a good sushi restaurant great? Excellent fish and seafood? Chef’s experience, skills and obsession with consistency? Takashi Saito seems to correspond all these criteria, but it’s much m...

, 18/11/2014 11:55

And a man created a croissant… in Paris

This might be as well the best croissant I’ve ever had. The perfect croissant is a balance of crispy, crunchy, fluffy, satisfyingly chewy and very buttery. At Blé Sucré, they’ve achieved the balanc...

, 18/11/2014 11:06

The most magnificent cheese shops in Paris

In a country known for its breath-taking array of cheeses, it can be hard to know where to find the best or how to narrow down the selection. Luckily, Paris is home to some of the world’s best chee...

, 06/11/2014 14:43

Alain Ducasse at Le Meurice in Paris

Last time I’ve been to Alain Ducasse in Paris, I found the cooking slightly outdated and the place quite touristy (with little Eiffel tower copies on each table). 5 years forward, it was as if I wa...

, 29/10/2014 12:20

Spring on the plate : L’Astrance in Paris

When I first visited L’Astrance, it had just received it’s first Michelin star and was one of the most exciting, up and coming restaurants in Paris. Ten years forward and numbers of restaurants ope...

, 28/10/2014 10:07

Paul Bocuse- the oldest 3 Michelin starred restaurant in the world

After a few weeks of speculations about who will be the next holder of 3 stars in France, Michelin results were finally released this Monday. L’Assiette Champenoise is the most recent member of the...

, 26/09/2014 13:28

Sushi Ginza Onodera in Paris

Sushi gods have have been particularly gracious to the Parisians recently. We have 3 Michelin star chef from Tokyo Toru Okuda, who last autumn opened a kaiseki restaurant near Champs Elysees (the o...

, 12/08/2014 14:42
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