The late summer getaway to The City of Light were planning may be far
off, but weve got a way to study its manifold charms now without leaving
Touching on the foremost facets of the French capitalhotels, restaurants
Paris is a coffee table tome worth owning. The stunning
pictorials and pithy summaries of locales like Christian Lacroixs
fanciful Hôtel du Petit Moulin, Café des Deux Moulins from Amélie,
and Maison Martin Margielas non-descript boutique ignited our wanderlust.
While the book looks beautiful, its also discreetly practical, with a
brief outline of the x-factor and pricing for each place. That way, you
can make note of it in your Moleskine before you set off and avoid
looking totally touristy when you set down.
Preview and purchase Taschens Paris ($39.99) at www.taschen.com