Word of Mouth Paris: Bars and Restaurants

From hidden gems to the classically French, our top picks for eating and drinking in La Ville-Lumière

by David Graver and Katie Olsen Everybody has a recommendation to offer regarding a trip to Paris; those who have visited “La Ville-Lumière” claim a favorite spot and are ever-eager to share it. Generally, however, they’re all quite personal or, on the contrary, quite touristy. It’s a city known for the best in food and culture—and rightfully so—with countless remarkable offerings, but it’s a place …

Cool Hunting Video: John Daley of New York Sushi Ko

The passionate chef talks to us while preparing for the night's omakase service

John Daley—chef and co-owner of the newly opened New York Sushi Ko on the Lower East Side of New York City—spoke with us while prepping for a night’s omakase service. Daley, who cut his teeth at some of the most notorious Japanese restaurants in NYC and Tokyo, is heading up this 11-seat spot to deliver his meticulously created, high-quality sushi. The passionate chef talked us …

Rene Redzepi: “A Work in Progress”

Meditations, snapshots, recipes and more in this three-book collection

Packaged together with a cheerful yellow band, the three volumes of Rene Redzepi‘s latest cookbook are almost sculptural, but it is what is inside that is most intriguing. Unlike more traditional food publications, “A Work in Progress” puts emphasis on the unique thought process and creative philosophy that has distinguished Noma as a restaurant and Redzepi as a chef. The smallest, dark green volume, “Snap …