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How to set your table the French Way

It’s no secret that the French have perfected the art of the table for generations (l’art de la table). Indeed, the French have a strong sense of tradition, which is why you’ll often find even their most casual family dinners adorned with fine silverware, crystal glasses, and porcelain plates. Their tables are always beautifully set, and also very simple to put together.


If you’re not sure how to set your table, we have listed below a few rules for the French table settings.