About this workshop If you’ve ever wondered why there are more than 500 different cheeses in France, how different cheeses are produced (what accounts for their texture, color, and smell?), why French cheesemakers use raw unpasteurized milk in their cheese, what the impact of seasonality
A great cheese shop on the rue Poncelet market street.
A Montmartre cheese shop with a (usually) friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Virginie sells only raw-milk cheeses at her lovely Montmartre shop.
This fromagerie is in the covered Marché Beauvau, adjacent to the Marché Aligre.
In the heart of the colorful rue Faubourg Saint-Denis, this full service traiteur has an excellent cheese department, and boasts an impressive collection of Champagnes, whiskies, and other spirits.
This cheese shop is just outside the Treilhard market.
This fromagerie is part of a stretch of food shops on rue de Bretagne, and just outside the Marché des Enfants Rouges.
Pascal Beillevaire is not just a shop, but a producer of cheeses, plus excellent butters and other dairy treats.
“All the cheeses of France,” boasts the website of this shop. Not quite, but a huge variety all the same.
This cheese shop has an tasting room upstairs for light meals based either on cheese, or the silky house-made tofu. Madame Hisada, a master of French cheeses, is Japanese.
This historic cheese shop has several locations around Paris.
Stop at this fromagerie for an impromptu picnic on the Seine.
Fromager Laurent Dubois is a Meilleur Ouvrier de France.
Add this fromagerie to your Montorgeuil food crawl.
Mistress of cheese Marie Quatrehomme received the M.O.F. designation — Meilleur Ouvrier de France — in 2000.
A friendly, family-run fromagerie in the covered Marché Saint Germain.
Simply one of the most beautiful (and expensive) fromageries in Paris.
One of the most elegant cheese shops in Paris, Marie-Anne Cantin also offers cheese tasting classes.
Fromager Eric Lefèbvre is an M.O.F. — Meilleur Ouvrier de France.
This cheese shop is well-located for Buttes Chaumont picnic needs.
Eugène Graindorge made his first livarot in 1910 and the rest, as they say, is history. Now in the capable hands of Thierry Graindorge, the 3rd generation fromager in the family, La Fromagerie Graindorge also produces pont l’évêque, camembert de Normandie, neufchâtel and le grain
There are a lot of inflammatory stories in the media about how Europe is trying to bully the US in trade talks into “giving back” its cheese names. Should producers in Vermont be able to name their cheese after a French or Italian village? Are
You’re never far from fromage in Paris. At the links below you’ll find practical information for cheese shops in every neighborhood.
American fans of the famed French cheese Mimolette are mite-y pissed off that U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has temporarily banned the favorite cheese of Charles de Gaulle.
The most frequently asked questions about our food tours, all answered for you.