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Sunday Brunch: Croque-Monsieur & Madame

Croque-monsieur is, very simply, a grilled ham and cheese; the easy addition of a fried egg on top transforms it into a croque-madame. There are many different versions of this classic French fast food, including smothering the final product with cheesy mornay sauce. Here I've opted for the plain version, but as with any sandwich, you should feel free to explore all the different variations until you create your own perfect version. More

Cakespy's 8 Favorite Savory Meals in Paris

What happens when Jessie Oleson, aka Cakespy, goes to Paris? She eats many butter-based pastries—in fact, she hit up at least one pâtisserie in each of the 20 arrondissements! But to prevent insanity, she had to squeeze in a few non-sweet bites too. Read about her savory escapades, from the best Croque Madame and Monsieurs to falafel on "Falafel Row" to burgers from a kosher deli, and great pizza from a cheap takewaway. More

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