A study from food consultancy Gira Conseil concludes that burgers are now the most popular food in France.

Three-quarters of Frances 110,000 restaurants have burgers on their menus, and represent half of all sandwiches sold in the country. Additionally, burger trucks are popping up in cities like Lyon and Paris.

Here’s some other fascinating stuff from today:

A beginner’s guide to German beer styles. [Serious Eats]

What’s with Washington’s weird bikini barista culture? [Jezebel]

Melted cheese’s delicious secret. [WSJ]

The sainted Arepa Lady is opening a restaurant in Jackson Heights. [Serious Eats]

The most expensive Valentine’s Day dinner ever will cost you $99,466. [L.A. Times]

Robots are the beer snobs of the future. [NPR]