Tag Archives: specialty shops

Bellota-Bellota

Practical information Address: 18 rue Jean-Nicot, 75007 Nearest transport: La Tour Maubourg (8) Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday all day Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome Telephone: 01 53 59 96 96 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Spanish,

Verlet

In business since 1880, Verlet roasts and sells single origin coffee beans, house blends, and fine teas, with a salon for on-the-spot drinking upstairs.

Julhès

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.

Fauchon

One of the most recognizeable gourmet food brands in the world, with a sprawling shop selling all manner of condiments, chocolates, plus a pâtisserie and café.

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Le Couteau d’Argent

This butcher shop in Asnieres is where self-proclaimed “meilleure boucher du monde” Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec plies his trade. Call in advance (and save your centimes) if you want his famous, dry-aged côte de boeuf.

G. Detou

G. Detou supplies pastry makers — both professional and amateur — with everything they need, from chocolates and nuts to preserved fruits and special sugars.

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Izraël

This narrow shop assaults the senses with aromatic spices and shelves stacked mainly with pan-Mediterranean and Middle Eastern products, plus plenty of hard-to-find global groceries.

Thiercelin (Now Closed)

NOW CLOSED Practical information Former Address: 3 rue Dupuis, 75003 Reviews of interest David Lebovitz (2008) “… a treasure trove of spices and comestibles… There’s all sorts of unusual grains, haricots Tarbais, curiously-flavored vinegars and oils, plus a whole section of jars containing various powders and