Brittany holidays naturally include lots of delicious food. How could they not? It’s France after all But then… I really love eating local food no matter where we travel. One of my favorite food places in Brittany last time we went was a little restaurant in Lesconil close to the pretty beach I ran on a few times. I took better beach pics when Marco and I went for a walk there. It really is crazy pretty! Anyways, if you decide to go for a walk there, plan a lunch stop at Cantine de Mer after or before eating. It’s just around the corner and the food and atmosphere in this local restaurant are really great. It looks kind of like a container from the outside (even though I love the color), but don’t let that deter you. While the menu is not that big, the food they serve is really great. The day we went, they had two different appetizers, one meat choice and maybe one or two fish choices for entrees, and a few desserts. I absolutely loved the duck confit and had to make myself not lick the plate clean. Same with the crème brulée which had the perfect amount of caramelization on top. The restuarant is right by the sea and the name itself implies that it’s mostly a fish restaurant, so I was even more impressed by the duck and dessert than I would otherwise have been. Marco loved both the fish appetizer and fish entree as well. The only negative? We ordered a bottle of local cidre (alcoholic apple cider) and… well… it tasted like… feet. Really too bad since a tiny company from right around the corner produces it (Keridic). I’ve noticed that before though. Some ciders taste sweet and delicious and other ones… like feet. Well, I’m sure they don’t taste like feet to everybody, but… I guess I prefer the sweet kind which is kind of weird since I’m usually all about the dry wines. My favorite Breton cidre? The Kerné. We always pick up a bottle in Pont L’Abbe when we are in Brittany. It’s delicious and has just the right amount of sweetness.
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