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This is France's Best Food City
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Bordeaux is now the best place to eat in France according to a new ranking of the country's food cities, which places it above both Paris and Lyon

The league table, compiled by food site Atabula, compared the quality of the restaurants in each city – by looking at the number of Michelin stars and mentions in prestigious food guides, such as Le Fooding, for example – with population size, The Local reports. 

Bordeaux now has three, two Michein star, three one star and three Bib Gourmand recommended restaurants. The latest to grab a second star in Bordeaux is Gordon Ramsay's Le Pressoir d'Argent, which is seen as a bit of a return to form for the British chef. Read more about the Michelin Guide to France 2017.

Paris, which has 106 Michelin-starred restaurants in total and is viwed by many as the gastronomic capital of the world, is in second place on Atabula's list, while Lyon, Lille and Nice are third, fourth and fifth respectively.

Take a look at the top 10 best food cities in France according to Atabula's rankings, below. 

 

Top 10 best food cities in France

1. Bordeaux

2. Paris

3. Lyon

4. Lille

5. Nice

6. Strasbourg

7. Montpellier

8. Nantes

9. Aix-en-Provence

10. Toulouse

 

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