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Subscribers, copies of the classic bestseller The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris: The Best Restaurants, Bistros, Cafés, Markets, Bakeries, and More by Patricia Wells, author of the award-winning Bistro Cooking, and for more than two decades the restaurant critic for The International Herald Tribune. Including 40 recipes. Free book giveaway to two subscribers ends May 22, 2014. A $16.95 U.S. value.

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The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris is the enchanting and delicious revision of the classic bestseller with all new photos, 450 entries, 345 of which are entirely new. In this beloved culinary guide, Patricia Wells takes readers, travelers and diners to the best restaurants, bistros, cafés, patisseries, charcuteries, and boulangeries that the City of Light has to offer. Each entry includes detailed practical information, from the closest metro stop, to the best way to make a reservation, and the not-to-miss specialties of each spot. No matter your budget, no one should be disappointed when dining in Paris, and as an inveterate culinary explorer and authority of all things French, Patricia helps you choose your perfect dining experience.

The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris arms you with a handy collection of quick-reference indexes by category, such as: Open on Sundays, Vegetarian Friendly, Late Dining, Special Occasions, Good for Children, Garden or Terrace seating, Worthy Wine List, and more. In addition, the French/English food glossary will give you the tools to order perfectly every time. With this arsenal of information and resources at your fingertips, you will always find the perfect meal, bite, or drink for your taste and location. To purchase The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris (March 2014, Workman Publishing, visit:

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Excerpt from The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris, “Reprinted with permission from The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris by Patricia Wells, copyright ©2014. Published by Workman Publishing Compnay.” Including recipe for Willi’s Wine Bar’s Bittersweet Chocolate Terrine.

“No one knows the Paris food scene better than Patricia Wells! This is the ultimate guide… I’d never go to Paris without it.” —Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa cookbooks

“Patricia Wells on Paris has always been a reference point for lovers of real French food. Her new edition reflects the real and at times radical alterations in Paris eating over the past decades, but remains a fixed point among the revolving tables.” —Adam Gopnik, author of The Table Comes First

It’s back, and better than ever! In this all-new edition, Patricia Wells shares her favorite addresses in Paris for luscious French chocolates, crusty breads, and cozy bistros—seasoned with tips to ensure a tasty trip.” —David Lebovitz, author of My Paris Kitchen

Patricia Wells CookbookPatricia Wells, for more than two decades the restaurant critic for The International Herald Tribune, is the author of the award-winning Bistro Cooking, as well as more than a dozen other books. She also runs a successful cooking school—At Home with Patricia Wells—in Paris and Provence, where she and her husband have lived for more than 30 years.

She won the James Beard Award for The Provence Cookbook, Patricia Wells at Home in Provence, and Simply French. Also nominated for Beard Awards were Vegetable Harvest and The Paris Cookbook. With her husband, Walter, she is also the author of We’ve Always Had Paris . . . and Provence. The French government has honored her as a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, recognizing her contribution to French culture. A former New York Times reporter, she is the only foreigner and only woman to serve as restaurant critic for a major French publication, L’Express. For more information about Patricia Wells, visit: (Website) (Blog). To purchase The Food Lover’s Guide to Paris, visit: (A Woman’s Paris interview with Patricia Wells)

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