What is pot au feu?
Pot au feu or POT ON FIRE is beef stew
The cast of Georges Brassens au coin du feu - 1957 includes: Jean Berger as himself Max Bozzoni as himself Georges Brassens as himself Victor Laville as himself Pierre Nicolas as himself Pierre Onteniente as himself Jacques Pills as himself Jacqueline Rayet as herself Roger Riffard as himself Roger Rudel as himself Henri Spade as Himself - Host
If there is anything which might be said to be the national dish then "Poule au Pot", essentially a chicken casserole, would fit the description. Henri IV promised all Frenchmen that he would spare no effort to ensure that they would have the means to purchase a chicken for each of their pots. http://agriculture.gouv.fr/la-poule-au-pot-d-henri-iv-1553
George Cusin has: Played Le cul-de-jatte in "Cessez le feu" in 1934. Played Pauzat in "Copie conforme" in 1947. Played Corentin in "La figure de proue" in 1948. Played Le notaire Girodot in "Clochemerle" in 1948. Played Compardon in "Pot Bouille" in 1957. Performed in "Le dos au mur" in 1958. Played Le colonel in "Les affreux" in 1959. Played Le commandant in "Les ennemis" in 1962.