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300 - European

The European food-type category is a top level category that represents Places where food or beverages are purchased or served.

This category contains the following level 2 categories:
  • Armenian
  • Austrian
  • Balkan
  • Baltic
  • Belgian
  • Belorusian
  • Bohemian
  • British Isles
  • Caucasian
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • East European
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Maltese
  • Mediterranean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Scandinavian
  • Sicilian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Swiss
  • Ukrainian
Category ID Food Type Description
300-000 European Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Europe. European food is a combination of the cuisines of Europe and other Western countries, as well as Russia.
301-000 French Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of France.This food type food varies per region. French creperies are often included in this category. Popular French dishes include blanquette de veau, canard au sang, coq au vin, oysters, pot-au-feu, steak au poivre, and soufflé.
301-027 French-Alsatian French food from the Alsace region of France, which has Germanic culinary traditions. Traditional cuisine is baeckeoffe, flammekueche, chorcrote, and fleischnacka.
301-028 French-Auvergnate French food from the Auvergne area of France consisting of hearty peasant fare such as cheese, pork, lamb, and beef dishes.
301-029 French-Basque French food from the Basque area of France with a Spanish influence, consisting of freshwater fish, salt cod, fresh and cured meats, and many vegetables and legumes.
301-030 French-Corse French food from the region of Corsica consisting of wild boar, seafood and river fish, such as trout, cheeses from goats or sheep milk, and chestnuts.
301-031 French-Lyonnaise French food from the region of Lyon in France consisting of sausages, duck pate or roast pork. The cuisine is fatty and oriented around meat.
301-032 French-Provencale French food from the Provence region of France consisting of olives and olive oil, garlic, sardines, rock fish, sea urchins, octopus, lamb, goat, chickpeas, grapes, peaches, apricots, strawberries, cherries, and Cavaillon melons.
301-033 French-Sud-ouest French food from the Sud-Ouest region of France such as roasted Guinea fowl, quail, eggs, and potatoes.
302-000 German Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Germany. This food type varies per region. Popular German dishes include hasenpfeffer, königsberger klopse, sauerbraten, spätzle, schnitzel, kartoffelsalat, rindsroulade.
303-000 Greek Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Greece. Typical ingredients include tomato, aubergine, potato, green beans, lamb and feta. Popular Greek dishes include moussaka, souvlaki, gyros, keftedes, yemista.
304-000 Italian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Italy. Typical ingredients include potatoes, rice, capers, maize, corn, sausages, pork and various types of cheeses, salamis, pepper, olives, semolina, artichokes, oranges, aubergines, and courgettes. Popular Italian dishes include Bistecca alla Florentine, Bacall alla Vincentian, Lasagna, Pasta e aioli, Pizza and Raga alla Bolognese.
305-000 Irish Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Ireland. Typical ingredients include potatoes, cabbage, meat and seafood. Popular Irish dishes include Irish stew and soda bread.
306-000 Austrian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Austria. This food type is a combination of regional traditions highly influenced by surrounding areas like Hungarian, Czech, Italian, and Bavarian cuisine. A popular Austrian dish is gulasch.
307-000 Belgian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Belgium. Typical ingredients include spices, meats, fresh vegetables and herbs. Popular Belgian dishes include lapin à la geuze/konijn in geuze, stoemp, salade liégeoise/luikse salade, and flemish carbonades. Signature dishes are mussels and French fries.
308-000 British Isles Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of the British Isles. This food type represents restaurants that serve English, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh food. Popular British Isles foods are roast meats, fish and chips, pies, and sausages.
309-000 Dutch Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of the Netherlands. Typical ingredients include fish and vegetables. Popular Dutch dishes include hutspot, pannekoeken, stamppot and erwtensoep.
310-000 Swiss Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Switzerland. Typical ingredients include cheese ( Emmentaler, Gruyère, Appenzeller) and chocolate. Note: See also Fondue food type. Popular Swiss dishes are cheese fondue, raclette, rösti, and quiche.
311-000 Spanish Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Spain. Typical ingredients include pork, potatoes, tomatoes, sofrito, garlic, onions, peppers, beans, cabbage, and mushrooms. This food type is generally associated with tapas bars and churros. Popular Spanish dishes include chorizo, gazpacho, jamón serrano, paella, tortilla de patates and calamari.
311-034 Spanish-Tapas Tapas represents restaurants that serve a variety of small dishes or appetizers that may be combined to make a full meal. Tapas is popular in Spanish cuisine and others.
313-000 Portuguese Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Portugual. Typical ingredients include fish (acalhau, sardines, octopus, crabs, shrimp, lobster), cheese (queijo de castelo branco, queijo da serra da estrela). Popular Portuguese dishes include alcatra, alheiras, carne de porco à alentejana, pregos, bifanas and espetada.
314-000 Maltese Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Malta. Popular Maltese dishes are aljotta (fish soup), fenek (rabbit), gbejniet (cheese), lampuka (dolphin), pastizzi and ravjul (ravioli).
315-000 Sicilian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Sicily. This food type is based on Italian cuisine and has Spanish, Greek, and Arab influences. Appetizers include caponata, a type of potato and cheese pie, pasta is spaghetti prepared with sea urchin and manicotti, main dishes are meat or fish based.
350-000 Scandinavian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Scandanavia. This food type generallly applies to restaurants serving food from Scandinavian countries, such as Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland. Typical ingredients include cereal, pork, seafood, apples, plums, carrots, potatoes, onions, beer, bread, blue cheese, feta. Popular Danish dishes are hakkebøf, fridakeller, jomfruhummer, laks, rogn, bliksemad, flæskesteg. Popular Norwegian dishes include pizza, pasta, meatballs, smoked salmon, gravlaks, rakfish. Popluar Swedish dishes include köttbullar, inlagd sill, gravad lax, kroppkakor, blodpudding, isterband, janssons frestelse, lutfisk. Note: See also Finnish food.
351-000 Finnish Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Finland. This food type is based mainly on fish, meat, various vegetables, and mushrooms. Popular Finnish dishes include cabbage rolls, pickled herring, smoked fish, lihapullat, mustamakkara, pepu.
352-000 Swedish Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Sweden. Swedish food has traditionally been regions, with difference in dishes from the North and South of Sweden. Northern cuisine includes meat such as reindeer and game dishes, while the South uses a lot of fresh vegetables.
353-000 Norwegian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Norway. This food type is based on food readily available in Norway, traditionally with a focus on game and fish, but is now influenced by western Europe.
354-000 Danish Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Denmark. Danish food consists of ground meats and fish dishes, as well as roast pork and poached cod.
370-000 East European Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Eastern Europe. This food type represents restaurants that serve food from East European countries like Moldova, Romania, Slovakia. Popular Romanian dishes are mamaliga, carnati, caltabosi, cozonac, pasca, sarmale, snitel, zacuzca. Note: See also Bohemian, Hungarian, Polish, and Russian for related food types.
371-000 Hungarian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Hungary. This food type is often spicy. Typical ingredients include paprika, black pepper, and onions. Thick vegetable dishes, cold fruit soups, and meat dishes are common. Popular Hungarian dishes include halászlé, palacsinta, hurka, chicken paprikash, and galuska.
372-000 Mediterranean Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of the Mediterranean. This food type is found in countries adjacent to the Mediterranean Sea. Fruit, vegetables, poultry, seafood, grains, beans, and pasta are the general fare, and cooking is usually accomplished using olive oil.
373-000 Baltic Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of the Baltic region. This food type represents restaurants that serve food from the Baltic region, including Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Food from this area is generally simple and satisfying with few sauces or excessive seasoning. Breads and soups are mainstays.
374-000 Belorusian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Belarus. This food type represents restaurants that serve food from Belorussia. Food from this area typically consists of soups, such as borsch and ukha, stews, sausages, and pies cooked without heavy seasonings.
375-000 Ukrainian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of the Ukrane. Ukrainian food typically consists of pork, beetroot, vegetables, and potatoes. Popular Ukrainian dishes include Tyrohy, Borshch, Varenyky, Holuptsi, and Oseledets.
376-000 Polish Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Poland. This food type generally includes meat of all kinds, various noodles and dumplings. Popular Polish dishes are zupa grzybowa, pierogi, bigos, kotlet schabowy and placki kartoflane.
377-000 Russian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Russia. This food type generally contains soups (such as cold soup, noodle soup, cabbage soup, fish soup), pork, poultry, zharkoye, vegetables (such as carrots and sauerkraut).
378-000 Bohemian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Bohemia. This food type represents with a Czech name where it is not possible to define a more detailed food type.
379-000 Balkan Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of the Balkan Peninsula. This food type represents restaurants that serve food from Balkan countries such as Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Montenegro and Macedonia. Note: See also Hungarian for related Food Type.
380-000 Caucasian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Caucasus region. This food type represents restaurants that serve food from the Caucasus Mountains area (Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan).
381-000 Romanian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Romania. Popular Romanian dishes include mamaliga, carnati, caltabosi, cozonac, pasca, sarmale, snitel and zacuzca.
382-000 Armenian Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Armenia. This food type represents restaurants that serve food from Armenia or the Armenia diaspora. The preparation of meat, fish, and vegetable dishes require stuffing, frothing, and puréeing. Lamb, eggplant, yogurt, and bread (lavash) are basic features. Cracked wheat (burghul) is preferred over maize and rice. Popular dishes include dzhash, khorovatz (also known as shish kabob) and harissa.