Diplomats mobilise to save France’s culinary pride

The French have a worldwide reputation for gastronomic excellence. But while the country still boasts some of the globe’s finest restaurants, chinks have begun to appear in its culinary armour with ever-increasing competition from other countries, from Japan to Brazil via Spain, Denmark and Britain. With so much riding on France’s ability to maintain its culinary pre-eminence, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius along with chef Alain Ducasse has announced an initiative that will see the very best the country has to offer served in restaurants all over the world — as well as in French embassies — on one day next March…READ MORE

By enricgomez.com