the French love affair with food with fresh
Caribbean ingredients and varied cultures, and you
have a great reason to dine ashore! French Antilles
restaurants prepare regional specialties as well
as French continental and international cuisine.
out in the French islands, whether for lunch
or dinner is an event. The table is yours for the
evening and you will not be rushed. To serve you
too quickly, or (heaven forbid!) to give you the
bill without you asking for it, would be considered
meal or dessert or coffee are finished and
the night almost over, the waiter may bring you a
little digestif on
the house – a flavoured rum or liqueur to help
you digest your food and enjoy the evening just a
a one-page Cheat Sheet with some French words
and phrases that will help you enjoy your meal ashore.
It includes the names for many French Antilles specialties,
that you won't find in a French dictionary or menu
reader. As in FRENCH FOR CRUISERS, each word in this
Cheat Sheet is accompanied by its pronunciation.
more French words and expressions on food and beverages
see the Food chapter in FRENCH FOR CRUISERS.