Clichés, tapas and sevillanas abound in the centre of Paris, at the restaurant Les Piétons. It's a place inspired by genuine Spanish flavours and takes you away to an interesting attempt at an authentic Andalusian bistro.
Anybody who’s ever tasted Granny’s roast dinner or Mum’s homemade chocolate cake knows that food can be pretty cool. But what’s so interesting about uploading and looking at photos with the hashtag #foodporn that have been snapped on our own smartphones? Is this just the biggest joke on the internet or is there perhaps a genuine cultural phenomenon behind it?
Is it a sword? Is it a penis? The latest creation of Dominique Ansel, French inventor of the Cronut, is causing quite a stir across the pond. A salted pretzel, shaped – according to the creator himself – like a lobster’s tail and dipped in a brown butter honey sauce. It doesn’t look like a light bite, but at least we won’t run the risk of a gout attack if we get hooked on the new pastry à la mode…
Europe: it's not only politics but food! From fish and chips to perogies, welcome to the culinary section of cafébabel. Enjoy!