In our previous exploration of Paris, we uncovered the secrets of its exquisite gastronomy and the most iconic meeting points, where caviar and pearls become synonymous with luxury and refinement. From the charming restaurants of Saint-Germain to the vibrant nightclubs along the Seine, Paris has revealed itself to be a true paradise for gourmets and nightlife enthusiasts alike. Continuing with this exploration, we now immerse ourselves in the world of elegance and comfort that defines the most prestigious hotels in the City of Light. We will also discover those hotels that are true gems, making Paris a unique city. And for those who carry the Parisian spirit in their hearts, regardless of where they are, we will share classic recipes with a modern twist, so they can savor the essence of Paris from the comfort of their homes.


Four Seasons Hotel George V

This is a luxurious hotel located just steps away from the Champs-Élysées and the Eiffel Tower. It offers exceptional service, elegant rooms, and a top-notch gastronomic experience with three Michelin-starred restaurants.

Four Seasons Hotel George V - 31, Avenue George V, 75008 Paris

The Hoxton

The Hoxton is a luxury boutique hotel that combines stylish design with a cozy atmosphere. Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Le Marais, it offers quality dining and a modern ambiance.

The Hoxton - 32 Rue du Sentier, 75002 Paris

Le Meurice - Dorchester Collection

This is another renowned 5-star hotel in Paris, centrally located facing the Tuileries Garden and the Louvre. Le Meurice offers an elegant atmosphere, exquisite rooms, and two award-winning restaurants.

Le Meurice - 228, Rue De Rivoli, 75001 Paris


Here is a list of other hotels we recommend:

  • Le Bristol Paris
  • Mandarin Oriental, Paris
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Paris
  • Hotel Plaza Athenee
  • Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme
  • The Peninsula Paris
  • Hotel de Crillon, a Rosewood Hotel
  • Hotel Napoleon Paris
  • Hotel Balzac
  • Hotel Banke Opera, Autograph Collection
  • Hotel Le Walt
  • Hotel Marignan Champs-Elysées
  • Hotel Square Louvois

Traditional Recipes


Steak tartare is a classic dish of French cuisine consisting of finely chopped raw beef seasoned with fresh ingredients. Here is a basic recipe to prepare steak tartare.



  • 250 grams of high-quality beef (such as filet or sirloin)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped capers
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped pickles
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of chili pearls
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Fresh chopped parsley for garnish
  • Toasted bread or potato chips (for serving)



  • Start by ensuring the meat is well chilled before beginning.
  • Finely chop the meat into small cubes. You can do this with a sharp knife or use a meat grinder.
  • In a large bowl, mix the chopped meat with the egg yolks, capers, pickles, chopped red onion, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce.
  • Gently mix everything until the ingredients are well combined.
  • Then, season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Taste and adjust the seasonings according to your preference.
  • To serve, place the steak tartare on a plate and shape it into the desired form, traditionally it is usually in a sort of mound.
  • Add the chili pearls to your tartare to give it a spicy kick.
  • Serve the steak tartare with toasted bread or potato chips.


Ratatouille is a traditional dish of Provencal French cuisine that combines a variety of vegetables slowly cooked in an aromatic tomato sauce. Here is a basic recipe to prepare ratatouille.


  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil pearls
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)


  • Wash and cut all the vegetables into thin slices or similar-sized cubes. You can peel the tomatoes if you wish, by briefly dipping them in boiling water and then peeling them, but this is optional.
  • In a large skillet or pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic and sauté for a few minutes until tender and fragrant.
  • Add the chopped peppers and continue cooking for a few minutes until the peppers begin to soften.
  • Add the eggplant and zucchini and cook for a few more minutes.
  • Then, add the chopped tomatoes, thyme, and basil. Simmer over low heat for about 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until all the vegetables are tender and a thick sauce has formed. If necessary, you can add a little water.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.Serve the ratatouille hot, garnished with fresh basil leaves and a few olive oil pearls.

In conclusion, Paris is a city that never fails to surprise and captivate those who visit it. With its rich history, stunning architecture, unparalleled art, world-class gastronomy, and a wide variety of attractions, the City of Light offers a unique and unforgettable experience for travelers. Whether you're exploring its iconic monuments, strolling through its charming neighborhoods, or indulging in its delicious flavors, Paris invites you to immerse yourself in its beauty and culture. So, get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure in this city that never ceases to dazzle!