Heidi Ellison

Heidi Ellison, a long-time Paris resident, is a freelance journalist specializing in art, travel and literature. Her articles have been published in dozens of international publications, and she has contributed to a number of guidebooks on Paris and France.

Le Severo

September 18, 2007 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Here’s the Beef Le Severo owner William Bernet stands proud in front of his menu. Simplicity and goodness rule at Le Severo. This is the place to go when you crave a big hunk of flavorful beef with a side … Read More

La Rentrée Littéraire Sept. 2007

September 11, 2007 | By Heidi Ellison | Books

Après le Déluge The usual tsunami of new works of fiction is being published in France again this fall: 727, to be precise, 493 of them written in French, including 102 first novels. The hot ticket of the season, however, … Read More

Hôtel du Nord

July 10, 2007 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Film Icon Reborn Yet Again Part of the Hôtel du Nord’s cozy dining room. September 14, 2005; updated July 11, 2007 It’s a rare pleasure to see a restaurant get better over time rather than deteriorate, but that is the … Read More

Très Bien, Merci

ID Check

May 29, 2007 | By Heidi Ellison | Film

Identity cards play a major role in Très Bien, Merci, a film with a serious identity crisis of its own. One minute it seems to be turning into a French version of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and the … Read More