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"Pudlo" is Gilles Pudlowski, a well-known French food critic. Last year, the 17th edition of Pudlo Paris became the first to be translated into English. This year, Pudlo France is available, offering the translated contents of the 2007 original. Covering the entire country, this hefty book is organized alphabetically by town/city and includes brief descriptions of 2000 hotels and 3000 restaurants located throughout France, with special attention paid to Paris. Colorful regional maps add to the work's usefulness. Typical entries include ratings, address, phone/fax numbers, web site (as available), and a succinct statement about ambience, decor, price ranges, number of rooms, and other information, as applicable. Hotel ratings range from one (simple) to five (very luxurious). Restaurant ratings range from one (very good) to three (grand), with additional information about meal service and notable dishes. Various symbols denote good value, relative peacefulness, historical significance, whether the listing is new to the guide, and other elements. A lengthy index lists establishments by name. Frequent and knowledgeable travelers to France may find the breadth of this work to be helpful, but others will expect more detailed advice about both food and accommodations. Recommended for libraries catering to experienced French travelers.