Food from "home"

You’ve been away from home too long when the cravings, mild at first, become unbearable. Lemons and briny Ligurian anchovies. Focaccia - plain, with onions, or di Recco, with creamy crescenza cheese gushing out of the warm, crisp dough. Aïoli and fuming tripes à la niçoise. Handmade trofie al pesto. Seppie in umido - or cuttlefish stew, so tender and succulent it melts in the mouth. Ratatouille.Read more

Overview issue June

This month, EU elections will put the spotlight on Europe. Here at The Riviera Times however, we’ve gone one better - with a truly international issue.Read more

...Coco Chanel

Mademoiselle is back. Eight decades after her designs revolutionised the fashion world, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel continues to fascinate. With not one, but two biopics about her life and legacy presented at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Coco Avant Chanel, starring a highly praised Audrey Tautou, and the more cooly received Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky, directed by Jan Kounen - Chanel's myth is more alive than ever.Read more