If you’re up for some extracurricular activities at the TFWA World Exhibition and Conference, running Oct. 26 to 30 in Cannes, France, head to these new hot spots.
This story first appeared in the October 17, 2014 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Café Brun — A restaurant—wine bar—café hybrid, the diminutive Café Brun opened six months ago. Its plat du jour changes daily, depending on what’s selling in local markets. 30 Rue Hoche; Tel.: +22.214.171.124.34.36
Hôtel Majestic Barrière — This five-star hotel recently restyled its beachfront, just a hop from the Palais des Festivals convention center and boasting two see-and-be-seen restaurants: Restaurant with chef Maryan Gandon and Kinugawa with chef Toyofumi Ozoru. 10 Boulevard de la Croisette; Tel.: +126.96.36.199.77.30
Carven — The Paris-based label inaugurated its first store in Cannes in April, selling its hip women’s wear in the 555-square-meter space. 15 Rue du Commandant André; Tel.: +188.8.131.52.48.99
1789 Cala — Espadrilles—available in more than 37 colors—are raised to an art form in this tony new boutique. 3 Rue Hélène Vagliano; Tel.: +184.108.40.206.17.84
Steak ’N Shake — Hankering for a burger? Options at Steak ’N Shake range from the Bacon Lovers to the Veggie Melt. Such delights can be washed down with milkshakes boasting succulent names like the Ultimate Banana. 2 Place du Général de Gaulle; Tel.: +220.127.116.11.05.86
Le Tube Restaurant — Industrial-style restaurant Le Tube opened earlier this year with chef Bertrand Schmitt serving up a menu of fish, meats and pastas plus Provençal tasties like zucchini flowers.
10 Rue Florian; Tel.: +18.104.22.168.51.69
Be-Shorts — Be-Shorts the go-to boutique for shorts and colorful belts—has a new location as of March. The collection for women, men and children also includes covetable down jackets. 73 Rue d’Antibes; Tel.: +22.214.171.124.18.16