Best Ice Cream in the World

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The Best Ice Cream in the World is stacked with fresh fruit, produced by hand and eaten in a shady spot on a blazing hot day. It's found in the south of France and is the perfect full stop to a ride.

The Best Tourte Aux Blettes In The World

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The best tourte aux blettes in the world is a sweet delight found nestled in the Var valley. To be enjoyed hot or cold, it's the perfect pick me up for hard days spent in the saddle.

The Best Pan Bagnat In The World

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The Best Pan Bagnat In The World is a niçois speciality and a king of sandwiches. Earned after a midday ride on the gravel up to Col d’Èze and enjoyed beside the water on Nice’s Old Port, lunch doesn’t get much better than this.

THE BEST CRÊPE IN THE WORLD

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The best crêpe in the world is found in France. Obviously. A specific part of France, the place where it was invented. The rugged, coastal and rural Bretagne.

THE BEST SOCCA IN THE WORLD

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The best socca in the world can only come from Nissa la Bella. A niche local speciality, best enjoyed after a starter of Cols Eze and Madone, it's more niçois than Nice itself.

The best charcuterie in the world

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The best charcuterie in the world is ironically found in a tiny fishing village. In the only restaurant, in the only auberge open in the off season in Porto Centuri, Corsica.

The best daube de sanglier in the world

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The best daube de sanglier in the world can only be from France. More specifically from the south and more particularly from our own home of Provence.

The best gnocchi in the world

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The best Gnocchi in the world is found in the Cottian Alps, shared with old friends and served by new friends in a mountain retreat that momentarily mutes the volume on modern life.

The best pizza in the world

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The best pizza in the world is not from Italy - though it is made not far from the Italian border, in the French Alpes Maritimes.

BEST TORTILLA IN THE WORLD

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The best tortilla in the world is found at the end of a hard day spent riding with friends on ancient Galician roads.