Food and dining in Marseille can be best described as "diverse," with seasonal dishes and dynamic cooks always looking to define the next stage of the city's unique flavor. Everyone here draws from the past while constantly looking ahead, and the city is in the midst of a culinary boom, making it a definite foodie destination.

For seafood, check out places like La Mercerie or Madame Jeanne. The Egyptian tearoom at La Cantine de Nour d'Egypte is a unique offering, and Chez Yassine offers simple, cafeteria-style dining on a busy market street, while Chez Etienne offers an incredible old-school artisan pizzeria.

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