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What you should try when you visit Paris?

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18 January 2022   |   8:13 pm
Paris is the home of many amazing landmarks and museums. And of course, delicious food. This guide will show you how to eat in Paris. It includes all the essentials, tips, and instructions. You can sip like a local by going to the Canal St. Martin People flock to apero, the main source of water in…

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 6, 2020 tourists visit the Esplanade des Droits de l’Homme with the Eiffel tower in the background, in Paris.  (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

Paris is the home of many amazing landmarks and museums. And of course, delicious food. This guide will show you how to eat in Paris. It includes all the essentials, tips, and instructions.

You can sip like a local by going to the Canal St. Martin
People flock to apero, the main source of water in the city when it is warm. (Apero, which means happy hour, in French) Canal St. Martin is the most popular spot for young and trendy people, despite being popular among tourists and fans. Enjoy a Parisian happy hour by buying a top-quality, twist-off bottle of wine from any Franprix.

Make sure you savour international cuisine and not just French cuisine
French Cooking is not the only way to master Paris’ culinary scene. Paris is a master of many other cuisines. There are many restaurants on rue de Belleville that serve amazing Asian cuisine. L’as du Falafel has Middle Eastern cuisine. Pizza? Pizza?

But don’t leave the table without trying the staples
French chefs are experts in food preparation. French specialities include foie gras, fromage, steak fries and crepes. A word of wisdom: Don’t go to tourist areas if you want to eat. It is a good idea to explore more of the 13th and14th, 10th, 20th, and 20th districts. Avoid chains restaurants, especially those with English/multiple language menus. Do not waste your money on cheap crepes at the Eiffel Tree. Takeaway stands that are attached to restaurants can be a good choice.

Enjoy an authentic French breakfast on a patio
could go to brunch, I suppose. The cafe (one-shot Espresso — make it a double for, umm…a double) is where you can get a pain au chocolat. Or a croissant. “Un creme” is a coffee with milk. It’s the same as a latte. This is a common mistake.

Don’t expect speedy service
France’s national pastime is leisure. You can look at the menu with your server, but they will not come until you’re ready. Be prepared to wait for your next course. Take your time and enjoy the food. You can also have a cup or two of coffee afterwards. You’re in France, the French take their time.

Bread must be placed on the table and not on a plate. Do not butter it
Butter is not likely to be an option unless it was breakfast. Buttered bread with oysters is completely acceptable for some inexplicable reason.

There’s no such thing as taking things to go
Paris does not have any doggie bags. Most restaurants will offer you a well-portioned meal that you can finish. The alternative will make you seem rude. If you’re not at Starbucks, do not ask for a mug of coffee.

A tip is not required, but it can make you look very good.
Service compris is a tip that goes with your meal. However, tipping is expected but not expected. Leave a few euro coins behind for impeccable service. You’ll not only earn a good rep, but you’ll likely make your server’s evening.

Paris is romantical as they say
It’s a stereotypical image for a good reason. It could be the rainy mood, the sentimental music of the accordion, or the glittering Eiffel. But what if you don’t have anyone. Don’t worry your mood won’t get spoiled because you can find a girl in Paris through lovesita.com

Parisians have a lot to offer.
New Yorkers may be rude to you, but Parisians might be just as rude. Parisians are, like most city dwellers, and are always moving. French people tend to be passionate. They are straightforward and enjoy a good argument. It’s not uncommon for people to behave in a rude manner, such as cutting you off. These are all part of everyday French culture.

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