Eating in a bouchon is as much about conviviality as it is food. These places are profoundly French, happy and communal. Le Garet is no exception.
In Lyon, a new generation of chefs is experimenting with lighter, more-health-conscious cuisine. Here are our favorite restaurant discoveries.
Given Lyon's popularity, it is surprising that it has few upscale hotels of real character. Upon hearing of 37-room Villa Maia, I booked a trip immediately.
American Lucy Vanel, a French-certified patissier, runs Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, a charming cooking school in the Croix-Rousse district of Lyon.
Lyon has a variety of fascinating museums, which are a reflection of the city's long history and great wealth. Here are three we recommend visiting.