Brittany + Normandy
Restaurants in Brittany + Normandy
Though it’s a local cliché, one must eat at this seafood brasserie facing the Trouville port. The place is the sort of French restaurant you dream—and have nightmares—about: the zinc accents, the paper-covered tables, and, of course, the comically abrupt waiters.
Brittany is the heart of France's oyster trade, providing one-third of the nation's oyster crop, and the briny seafaring town of Cancale is its epicenter.
Order the baked-Camembert salad.
Order a bowl of moules frites.
Ty Korn serves the mother of all seafood platters.
The buckwheat crepes at Ti A Dreuz attain a rare level of delicacy and refinement.
For $18 a head, Mary Jo will prepare a ragout, simmered untouched for four hours in clods, and deliver it to your hotel or the beach for a picnic supper.