The French have a lot going for them: they sip on wine with every meal, butter-lathered baguettes are considered a food group, and desserts almost always involve cheese. They also gave us champagne and happen to have a World Cup-winning football team. Those facts aside, here’s why we especially love them.
1. It’s so much more fun to use their food words than ours. Say it with us: Crème brûlée. Soufflé. Velouté. Café au lait.