The Palais Garnier



Alison Stein Wellner is the culinary travel editor for, and writes a weekly essay for Perceptive Travel. She has contributed to Business Week, Glamour, Men’s Journal, New York Magazine, World Hum, Yankee, and Yoga Journal, among other publications.


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