No visit to the French Riviera is complete without sampling some of the local Nice specialties.
In Nice, there is a mix of unique flavors only available in this region – traditional Provençal and Niçoise foods with a heavy Italian influence. Being on the Mediterranean, seafood and fresh ingredients play an integral role in the tasty regional specialties.
From mussels and tuna to olives and eggplant, once you sample the local fare you’ll see why Nice is a favorite gastronomical city.
10 Must Eat Foods in Nice, France
1. Socca – A quintessential street food of Nice, socca is thin, crusty chickpea pancake with a soft interior. It’s cooked in a wood oven on a large round steel plate. Check this review of pizza ovens from Kitchenistic. I like it with a bit of pepper, but the kids just dig right in. It’s one of their favorite after school snacks. It also pairs well with beer for those that want a break from wine. Of course it would pair well with wine if you wanted a break from beer!