It appears to be run by bike messengers,” was what a friend said of charming, wood-paneled épicerie and greengrocer Le Zingam when it opened by Voltaire in 2014. And lo, indeed it is. But who says bike messengers can’t also have impeccable taste and wallet-friendly politics? Longtime friends from the neighborhood Lelio Stettin and Sonny Lac offer rigorously-selected vegetables, cheeses, meats, eggs, craft beers, organic and natural wines, and tinned preserves – all of opulent quality at quasi-socialist prices. Lac… Read More »Le Zingam
Address: 30, rue de Belleville, 75020Hours: Open Tuesday-Wednesday 10am-8pm (7pm Sunday). Closed Monday.Telephone: +33 9 81 17 95 88Facebook Founded in 2010 on rue de Tourtille, Cécile Boussarie’s gourmet food and wine shop moved around the corner in 2014 to its current, more prominent rue de Belleville location. Its bold, clean red sign belies the unpolished dowdiness of the shop’s interior, where teas, jams, vinegars, spices, potted meats, conserves, oils, and assorted trinkets line all available surfaces. In the middle… Read More »Fine l’Épicerie de Belleville
Address: 130, rue de Belleville, 75020Hours: Open Monday 4-9pm. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9am-1:30pm, 4-9pm. Open Sunday 9am-7pm.Telephone: +33 1 43 66 62 63Website / Facebook Naoufel Zaïm earned the loyalty of foodies willing to go the (literal) extra mile with his far-flung former restaurant Ô Divin. That restaurant has since relocated to the 17th, but Belleville locals can still enjoy Zaïm’s winning hospitality, his sharp taste in natural wine, and his instinct for simplicity at Ô Divin Epicerie, his gem-stacked gourmet… Read More »Ô Divin Epicerie
Address: 65, rue Traversière, 75012Hours: Open Tuesday & Wednesday 3:30-7:30pm. Open Thursday-Saturday 11am-1pm, 2-7:30pm. Open Sunday 11am-2pm. Closed Monday.Telephone: +33 1 44 74 67 84Website / Facebook We have not yet reviewed this shop, but you can read more about the concept here. You’ll find practical information about location and hours on this page, along with links to other reviews. Feel free to share your own opinion in the comments. In Other Words Table à Découvert (2016) “Quant aux recettes,… Read More »Pastificio Passerini
Address: 93, boulevard Beaumarchais, 75003Hours: Open Monday 9:30am-9pm. Open Tuesday-Saturday 8:30am-9pm. Open Sunday 9am-8pm. Telephone: +33 1 71 18 19 09Website / Facebook / Instagram This sprawling 500m² space on the edge of the trendy Northern Marais does double duty. On one side, it’s an upscale market, boasting fresh fruits and vegetables, high quality cheeses, charcuterie, and deli items, as well as a bakery, an excellent selection of wines and a range of luxury local and imported grocery items. On… Read More »Maison Plisson
Address: 3, 6, 7, 8 rue du Nil, 75002Hours: Open Tuesday-Friday 9:30am-2pm and 3:30pm-8pm. Open Saturday 9am-2pm and 3:30-8pm. Open Sunday 10am-2pm. Closed Monday.Telephone: +33 1 85 09 84 49Website / Facebook / Instagram Even if you haven’t been to Terroirs d’Avenir yet, odds are you’ve still tried one of their products. Alexandre Drouard and Samuel Nahon started Terroirs d’Avenir in 2008 to bring exceptional French products from small producers to Paris restaurants, revolutionizing our city’s dining scene along the… Read More »Terroirs d’Avenir
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 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.
After 16 years in London, where it was hailed as a “shrine to the knife” (The Guardian) offering “the finest selection of culinary blades we have ever come across” (Financial Times) that is “awesome, amazing and the very best available” (The Wall Street Journal), the Japanese Knife Company established its first Paris shop in May 2014. With backing from a team that includes the owners of Au Passage and Bones, its already become a magnet for chefs to browse and buy knives (so far, we’ve spotted chefs from Verjus, Roseval, CheZaline) and for restaurants to get their kitchen and table knives sharpened (Le Servan and Septime, among others). Soon to come: sushi and butchery workshops, chef demonstrations, and other cutting edge (sorry) event
Many of the best and most luxurious Paris names are represented at this impressive food hall of the Galeries Lafayette department, where you can also lunch or snack at one of the freestanding kiosks.
Cookware & Supplies E. Dehillerin G. Detou Japanese Knife Company Mora Generalists (a bit of everything) Fine L’Épicerie de Belleville La Cantine du Quentin La Grande Èpicerie Lafayette Gourmet La Graineterie du Marché Les Papilles Maison Castro Maison Plisson Maison POS Terroirs d’Avenir Epiceries – Spices Epices Roellinger Izraël Le Comptoir Colonial Regional French Products Le Garde Manger Première Pression Provence Terra Corsa Italian Products Cooperative Latte Cisternino La Tête Dans les Olives La Conservatoire de Cédric Casanova Mmmozza Pastificio… Read More »Our Guide to Paris Specialty Shops