When it comes to culinary matters, France, in many minds, is synonymous with fine dining. So it might surprise you that, for the first time, sales at fast food chains have overtaken those at traditional restaurants in the country that gave us the word gastronomie.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/04/29/179879664/mon-dieu-fast-food-now-rules-in-france