La Graineterie du Marché

Grains for humans in the front, grains for birds in the back. Interesting old-fashioned candies, spices, oil and vinegars round out the offerings at the oldest shop in the Aligre market area.

Practical information

Address: 8 place Aligre, 75012
Nearest transport: Ledru-Rollin (8)
Hours: Tuesday- Sunday 9am – 1pm; Tuesday-Saturday 4pm-7pm
Telephone: 01 43 43 22 64

Reviews of interest

David Lebovitz (2013) “In addition to an array of dried beans, whole grains, jams, honeys, and flours, José carries many items which could fall into the “Best Of” for France. Hand-packedbarquettes of prized fleur de sel de Guérande, Pain d’épices from Dijon, made by Mulot & Petitjean (who claims to make the original), Haricots Tarbais for making cassoulet, and the lovely nut oils from Huilerie J. Leblanc, whose aroma of freshly ground nuts wafts up and hits me in the senses.”

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