How to reform a cannibal into a civilized gentleman – make Crêpes Suzette

Crêpes Suzette are so magnificent that one taste can ‘reform a cannibal into a civilized gentleman’ says chef Henri Charpentier, credited (although disputed) with creating the recipe.  Henri Charpentier (1880-1961), the world’s first celebrity chef, wrote in his 1934 autobiography Life à la Henri, that he created the French dessert (crêpes with a sweet fruity sauce that is…

Monsieur Arsène – Paris: French beard and face products

Launched in December 2018 in Paris, France, Monsieur Arsène is a high-quality, ethical range of products dedicated to men’s beard and face maintenance. Laurent, the creator of Chez Monsieur Arsène, aims to offer a sleek, minimalist range, focusing on the luxury of the experience, and not the advertising, nor extensive packaging: a zero-waste goal. Laurent quickly discarded…

Architect Frank Gehry

Architect Frank Gehry created the cultural centre for the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France