Probably the best food I ever ate was during my trip to Paris this summer. Before my friend Lisa and I got there, we made a list of all the foods we wanted to try, and we actually managed to try everything on the list except macarons. We ate duck confit, mousse au chocolat, fresh bread, cheeses, and we drank French wines and soda. Lisa and I shared food so we could try as much as possible during our two days in the country. I highly recommend that for anyone who is traveling on a budget or only has a short amount of time in any city. Split an appetizer, entree and dessert with every meal to make the most of it.
Some of my favorite dishes from Paris:
I’m usually all over researching restaurants before visiting a place, but Lisa and I didn’t have time to do any real restaurant research before Paris (we were too busy planning everything else). I think it’s a testament to how good French food is that we were able to just stop in any restaurant on the street and it was all universally good. In fact, the worst meal we had was at an Italian restaurant right after we landed (it was the only thing that was open late.).
If there’s one country whose food I could eat for the rest of my life, it would be France. And until I finally get to travel to Italy, I’ll be sticking with that.