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.
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.: +126.96.36.199.34.36
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.: +188.8.131.52.77.30
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.: +184.108.40.206.48.99
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.: +220.127.116.11.17.84
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.: +18.104.22.168.05.86
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.: +22.214.171.124.51.69
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.: +126.96.36.199.18.16