Leah Travels France--october
Each month, our Editor-at-large and Paris resident, Leah Walker, is opening her French address book. She’ll share the latest, greatest, little known, classic and up-andcoming finds in her adopted home country. Find more travel tidbits on her website, Leahtravels.com and get your daily French dose from her Instagram, Leahtravels. Visit this Museum
for an hour each day for the utmost privacy.
The fourteen rooms and six junior suites are named for a famous courtesan and uniquely designed. From Napoleon III to Japanese to Art Nouveau, the finest silks, tasseled lamps, handpicked antiques and Hermes toiletries unify the rooms. This petite hotel is absolutely big on style, luxury and character. Maison Souquet, 10 rue de Bruxelles, 75009 Paris
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Marseille is synonymous with bouillabaisse, a seafood soup that was originally made by fishermen in France’s second city. The original recipe is cause for debate, but Provençal herbs and spices are used to make the broth, while bony local Mediterranean rockfish and sometimes various types of shellfish are the heart of this traditional dish. In many restaurants such as Miramar, the broth is first served with bread and rouille, a sauce made from olive oil, garlic breadcrumbs, saffron and chili peppers. The fish is then brought out on a large platter, deboned table side and placed into