Tag Archives: Shopping

Cassiopée (Antiquités-Brocante)

Hidden in a quiet little courtyard off rue Saint-Paul in the Marais, is this gem of an antique shop that specializes in arts de la table (fine silver, china and crystal glass).  Throughout Paris you can find antiquités and brocante stores, including boutiques that specialize in selling antique silver, but Cassiopée is special for its […]
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L’Epicerie Fine (Rive Gauche)

Just around the corner from Rue Cler is one of the best small epicerie shops in Paris, where you can buy olive oils, vinegars, teas, coffee, spices, high-quality canned tuna, chocolates and other specialty items.  The owner is very friendly and helpful, as are his staff.  Whenever we want something special (most recently brown sugar, […]
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Marie-Anne Cantin

I had a friend of mine and his wife over for dinner while they were visiting Paris. As my I knew they savor the finer things in life, I made sure to pay a visit to Marie-Anne Cantin for a selection of cheeses, something I knew would please them.  Our conversation naturally turned to cuisine during […]
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Since 1820, Dehillerin has been offering top chefs and serious gourmands professional quality kitchen supplies. All kinds of gadgets, knives, copper pots, sauté pans and giant-sized soup pots are available.  Beautiful skewers with brass figurines of cows, fish, lambs, pigs and other animals are a great little souvenir to buy for yourself, a friend, or family […]
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