What kind of food do French people eat for Lunch Time?
In France people don’t eat a hearty breakfast like the English do. A typical French breakfast is a cup of coffee and a croissant. So lunch is first main meal of the day. If one eats at home, it can be anything from salad, pasta , steak, chicken, fish, pizza etc. At restaurants or cafés, there is always a Plat du jour ( set menu of the day ) which includes salad, main dish ( hot dish with meat ) dessert or a cup of coffee. Price is between 12€-30€ depends on the area. Wine is not included. You have to pay for any alcoholic drinks. Salad can be served at a self -service salad bar, with all kinds of vegetables like finely chopped carrot, tomato slices, beetroot dices, boiled eggs, olives, chopped white celery, endives, lettuce, beans, sweetcorn, tuna, boiled new potatos, asparagus etc. Some restaurants will present you with Assiette de crudités ( a plate of mixed salad ), while others will serve Assiette de charcuterie ( a plate of cold slices meat ). The main course can be steak with chi