France: Care for a Frog Tart, Monsieur?

Care for a Frog Tart, Monsieur?

When it comes to the size of his portions, the avid French gourmet usually avoids the gargantuan in favor of the petit. The merest taste of his favorite cuisine, he reasons, ought to be sufficient. No more. Last week French chefs banded together to challenge the world record for the longest buffet. The result of their labors: an 846-ft. table filled with an appetizing array of food. The creation was unveiled during a Mardi Gras celebration at the World Tourism and Travel Show in Paris and offered dishes representing all the departments of France, including the Indian Ocean island of Reunion....

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