Superfood: fresh from the kitchen

Forget fruits and vegetables; sprouts are the new, true miracle food. Riviera Insider meets with Angelika Fürstler, whose VeganSuperYacht start-up is creating waves aboard luxury vessels. Ever since cress and microgreens joined her diet, Angelika Fürstler has been feeling better than ever before. The advantages? The early sprouts of produce can grow in almost any climate and at any time of the year are ripe within just a few days and are full of vitamins, minerals and helpful enzymes.Read more

Jasmin Grill & Lounge: new season starting at the Hôtel Royal-Riviera

Hôtel Royal-Riviera has just reopened its summer restaurant: the Jasmin Grill & Lounge. Together, chefs Alain Parodi and Bruno Le Bolch have infused dining at this luxury five-star resort with a whole exotic flavour.Read more

Le Café de la Place

An intimate evening in the hauteurs of Le Cannet.Read more

Private beach dining: Zplage

As soon as the sunny days of a promising season arrived on the Croisette, the Grand Hyatt Martinez’s beach - Zplage - unfurled its parasols and unfolded its deckchairs. Health and nutrition are the focus of chef Christian Sinicropi’s new menu, which blends traditional produce of the Mediterranean with international accents to tantalise the taste buds.Read more

La Trattoria: summer launch for the Tuscany-inspired restaurant

La Trattoria-Sporting Monte Carlo, a Tuscan-inspired venue that offers authentic Italian specialties, has reopened for the summer. Alain Ducasse, the owner of the prestigious establishment, has placed chef Robbie Pepin in charge for this season. The chef uses all his culinary expertise to reflect the generosity and refinement of the French Riviera’s freshest produce.Read more

Mirazur is the world's fourth best restaurant

Menton’s Mirazur restaurant and its chef Mauro Colagreco have been ranked as the fourth best restaurant in the world on the prestigious 50 Best list for 2017. Colagreco scored sixth place last year, but has clinched a position within the top four this year to be listed alongside gourmet giants such as  Eleven Madison Park in New York City, El Cellar de Can Roca in Spain and Osteria Francescana in Italy, which was the 2016 number one.Read more

Smoke-free dining: Ma Terrasse Sans Tabac

With as many of eight in 10 residents of France saying that they are bothered by cigarette smoke, Minister for Health Marisol Touraine and her team are inviting eateries around the country to sign up to a commitment charter to provide offer a smoke-free outdoor space for dining customers in exchange for free online promotion of their establishment via the newly launched site.Read more

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild: dinner by candlelight

As candles flicker above the grand dining table of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on 1st April, guests will enjoy an intimate and elegant evening to the tune of the famous Baroness Rothschild.Read more

New York bagels come to the French Riviera

A franchise of the popular New York bagel joint Bruegger’s Bagels has opened at Polygone Riviera.Read more

Celebrating the best of Monaco's gastronomy

Earlier this week, the gastronomical elite of Monaco celebrated the launch of the Signature Dishes of the Principality of Monaco book. Showcasing the most excellent restaurants in Monaco, this culinary guide offers its readers a unique experience as they are presented with a rare insight into the characters and personalities behind these wonderful gastronomical locations.Read more