Why Parisians Are Obsessed With American Barbecue

August 25, 2015

The city is experiencing a barbecue invasion.

American comfort food-obsessed Parisians are gobbling up barbecue and all the fixins. According to The New York Times a “spate” of barbecue restaurants has cropped up recently in the French capital sparking a frenzy over ribs and ‘slaw. A mixture of American expats and Parisians like Thomas Abramowics of The Beast are responsible for importing the cuisine. Blues-Barb-B-Q owner Diana Darrah opened her Texas-style rib restaurant back in 2010. The Dallas native tells the Times that she missed barbecue after moving to Europe, but over the past few years has observed the French embracing…