French Lifestyle - Food

"Tell me what you eat, I tell you what kind of person you are." - French gourmarian Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

French food is world famous as a gastronomical marvel and French people pay great attention to thier food. The French also beleive food habits are a integral part of a person's identity. French cuisine has been declared a “world intangible heritage” by UNESCO.  Lets take a look at the usual French Food preferences.



Coffee, tea with fruit juice, matched with toast with jam and honey and of course, Croissants

Recommended: Hôtel Splendid Étoile hotel breakfast

Address: Arc de Triomphe (1 Avenue Carnot 75017 Paris)

Transportation: Charles de Gaulle Etoile Station (Metro Line 1, 2, 6 and Suburban Express RER A)



French people usually eat French sandwiches or salads at noon but if they have time at hand then they will head to a restaurant to eat, usually these restaurants will have meals like cattle meat with potatoes, duck breast, visceral sausage, beef stew.

Recommended: Bouillon Chartier Restaurant

Transportation: 7 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 75009 Paris (Metro Line 8, Line Grands Boulevard)

Business hours: Monday to Sunday 11:30 to midnight


French Weekend Binge

French like a sumptuous weekend breakfast , baguettes, oats, chocolate bread with juice and coffee.


 Weekend Lunch

French people eat beef ,vegetables pot, milk baked potatoes, roasted mustard chicken, baked barbecue sauce potatoes and so on, and then the appetizer will have a salad, cheese, dessert like lemon meringue, light puff, cream cream cake.

Recommended: Le Train Bleu  Blue Train Restaurant

Location: 1st floor, Gare de Lyon, Place Louis Armand, 75012 Paris, France (Gare de lyon, Metro Line 1)

Business hours: daily 11: 30-14: 45, 19: 00-22: 45


 Weekend Dinner

Dinner with continental food , enjoy good quality fish with other seafood (mussels, oysters)  or meat.

Recommended: Les comptoirs du Médoc

Location: 93, rue de la Victoire, 75009 PARIS (Metro Line 7 "Chaussée d'Antin - La Fayette" Station and Line 9 "Havre - Caumartin" Station)

Business hours: Monday to Friday 12: 00-14: 00, 19: 30-22: 30