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Tours, France
Tours, France

I have a backlog of VFYTs from you readers to get to — sorry, my own recent ones have bigfooted the rest of you — but I have to let this one to the head of the line. I received it just now from a reader:

I’ve been on my honeymoon for about a week and will be going to Paris tomorrow for the remainder, thru Sunday. We’ve treated ourselves every night, but last night’s was the most photogenic, if not quite the tastiest.

From Tours, cassoulet and boeuf Bourguignon, with AOC Chinon (cab franc).

Congratulations Chris and Martha! May you enjoy Paris. Might I recommend a few places to eat? Huitrerie Regis for raw oysters, Le Petit Pontoise for the foie gras (and, well, everything else), Le Bec Rouge for choucroute garni, Breizh Cafe for galettes and cidre, and Le Quincy for the chou farçi, and, of course, for the inimitable Bobosse. Oh, and breakfast at Eric Kayser.

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Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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