“I can’t believe you’re asking this,” said Stephane Loiseau, a 29-year-old account manager tapping his order – “un CBO” (chicken, bacon, onion) with fries – into the touchscreen. “It’s such a cliché. They’re cheap, they’re fast, they use pretty OK ingredients. Why should the French be any different from the rest of the world?”
The title of the piece:
From escargots to le Big Mac: how the land of haute cuisine fell for fast food
Well, yes, how dare they like steak hache au pain more than garlic snot?