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42 OYSTERS

Brittany is known for having some of the finest food in a country that is famous for food. At the top of the food list is oysters, and the #1 place for oysters is Cancale. Louis XIV had oysters delivered daily from Cancale to Versailles. Napoleon supposedly brought along Cancale oysters during his failed invasion of Russia. I know that oysters are raised along much of Brittany’s coast, yet every restaurant that I visited advertised oysters from Cancale. (Admittedly, I didn’t travel far from St. Malo, which is close to Cancale.) I happen to love oysters. Continue reading

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