What to eat in Paris – Part 2

April is coming, which means it’s almost time for my annual trip. This year I will be heading back to France, spending some time in one of my favourite cities, Paris. Since I’ve already created a What to eat in Paris list, here is my “What to Eat in Paris – Part 2

Macaroons

This is a sweet French meringue-based confection cookie sandwich filled with ganache, buttercream or jam. They can come in multiple difference colours and flavours.

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Champagne

Sparkling wine is one of my favourite beverages, there is ALWAYS a bottle of bubbles hanging around my house just in case I get a hankering for some delicious goodness. A lot of people have a misconception that all sparkling wine can be referred to as Champagne, but in fact, unless it is produced in the Champagne region in France, it cannot be considered as a Champagne. My favourite winery to visit is the Moët Chandon winery.

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Croque Monsieur/Madame

Picture a French toast grilled cheese with ham – that’s what we call a Croque Monsieur! If you add a poached or fried egg on top, we have a Croque Madame. Enough said.

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Bœuf Bourguignon

This is a classic French peasant dish. Originated from the Burgundy region, this strew is prepared with braised beef in red wine, garlic and onions.

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Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin is a classic French chicken dish braised in red wine with bacon and mushrooms. There are many legends that state that this dish traces back the times of Julius Caesar… but again… they are just legends…

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Favourite Restaurants

Le Petit Sommelier

Mom and I went to dinner at Le Petit Sommelier last time we were in Paris. I had a Duck Trio with duck confit, duck breast and duck foie gras and mom had a delicious pork tenderloin dish. As great as our meals where, we witnessed a delicious Côte de Boeuf for two that looked absolutely divine!

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Léon de Bruxelles

I love mussels, but unfortunately our go-to restaurant for mussels is no longer open. After doing some extensive research, Léon de Bruxelles is apparently the top place to go for mussels. May have to give it a shot.

Amorino

In the Latin Qurter, there is a great gelato shop that has a large different variety of flavours. This store always has a line us around the corner every time we go for a visit.

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