Eat & Drink

7 Delicious Foods to Try When in France

There are so many things to love about France and food is definitely one of them. From baguettes to French stews, here are some of the best foods you need to try when visiting the country.

Baguette
Baguettes
A trip to France will not be complete without having a baguette at least once. Enjoy with some delicious French cheeses, wine, or other dishes.

Bœuf Bourguignon
Bœuf Bourguignon
Beef bourguignon or Bœuf Bourguignon is a traditional stew cooked with ingredients that include beef, red wine typically from the Burgundy region, garlic, mushrooms, and onions among others.

Cheese soufflé
Cheese soufflé
Not many people have mastered the art of making cheese soufflé, which can be complicated especially for the uninitiated. Thankfully, France has no shortage of places to find a good soufflé. Order the cheese or you can also go for the Grand Marnier soufflé.

Crêpe
Crêpe
With so many restaurants and stands serving delicious crêpes, it should be easy to indulge on this delicious treat. Take your pick of mouthwatering sweet or savory crepes and savor the goodness that will make you want for more.

Pain au chocolat
Pain au chocolat
There is nothing particularly new or special about eating chocolate bread. But France’s pain au chocolat has elevated the art of making this scrumptious pastry to a whole new level.

Quenelles de brochet
Quenelles de brochet
Lyon is one of France’s top foodie destinations. If you are visiting the city, make sure to give its quenelles de brochet a try. This Lyonnaise cuisine is a creamed fish dish cooked with ingredients that include pike fish, butter, lobster sauce, and some breadcrumbs.

Steak frites
Steak frites
Steak and fries is a fairly common dish across France and many places in Europe. You can order it in many brasseries across the country or when in Paris, try the steak frites at Le Relais de l’Entrecote.