Austria has quite distinguished cuisine, consisting of a mixture of German, Hungarian and several other, mostly Central European influences. This includes lots of meat, mostly pork and beef, vegetables, both cooked and pickled and large variety of sweets, mostly cakes with heavy fillings. Food high in calories is normal for places like Austria, as climate can be harsh during winter and majority of country is in the mountainous areas.
France is known for the world best cuisine and Paris is definitely the capital of world’s finest food, so there is a plenty of places to visit and enjoy culinary indulgences. Some statistics says that Paris has over 40,000 restaurants, ranging from small eateries (bistros) and all the way to Michelin starred high end dining venues.