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In France, modernists and traditionalists clash over the definition of French cuisine

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In France, modernists and traditionalists clash over the definition of French cuisine

These vegatables are sold in Marche Maubert, one of France’s oldest street markets.

Courtesy of BBC Assignment

France has long been a country with a reputation for some of the best food in the world. But in recent years, many critics have argued that French cuisine has lost its way.

Today, there's a new generation of food-lovers hoping to reclaim France's place at the top table. But what do the traditionalists make of it all? Robyn Bresnahan reports.

This segment originally aired on the BBC's Assignment.

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