truffles in Paris?


Dec 29th, 2004, 07:17 PM
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truffles in Paris?

Hi everyone. I am headed to Normandy and Paris from Jan 6-17. i have never eaten truffles and was looking for any tips on where I could get an affordable meal made with truffles. Also opinions on how to eat them. I have heard an omelete is the classic backdrop for truffles but I was hoping for other descriptions. Any and all comments appreciated. For that matter, any good restaurants where we can eat for less than 20 euro per person?
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Dec 29th, 2004, 11:52 PM
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Dear readers, am I correct that truffles and affordable do not go hand in hand. At least in Italy this is true.

But oh to eat them, sigh, paridise!
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Dec 30th, 2004, 12:00 AM
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Can't comment on Paris truffles, but just had the oeufs brouillés à la truffe at one of our favorite local restaurants the other day (the Bistrot de France in Apt) and it was superb. 30 euros per, but worth every centime of it...

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Dec 30th, 2004, 06:58 AM
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Since you've posted this twice, just click on your own name to see the responses on your other thread
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Dec 30th, 2004, 07:04 AM
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You will find some places using truffle oil on salad dressings or drizzled over foie gras. May I suggest you taste a little truffle oil before you go? White or black. Truffles aren't to everyone's taste. I don't like them at all, unless they are chocolate truffles! (they don't have real truffles in them, they just look like truffles)
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