The Cheese Steak City

Nice Côte d'Azur

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The Cheese Steak City

America and France might not always mix, but this Steak House brings great American flavour among all the foie gras and escargot. The Cheese Steak City is the perfect place to go to if you are in the mood for take away and enjoying your lunch in the sun.


Nice’s cuisine is a reflection of the city’s 300 days of sun a year. This means great tasting olive oil, garlic and lemons. Also a vast selection of all kinds of vegetables like aubergines, tomatoes, vegetable marrow, and lots more. If you put all this in a frying pan with olive oil, it makes ratatouille. Put it in the oven and you have a tian (au gratin). The city’s own traditional take-away food is la socca — a kind of pancake made from chick peas. Some say it has a salty bracing taste, others say it tastes of old socks. However, this does not stop a new generation of playful chefs who have started to prepare Provençal cuisine nouveau. Bon appétit!