Wine Tasting Saturday Sept 15, Clay Cookware Arrives

We've got more tasty red wines to share!  Join us for an in-store tasting on Saturday September 15 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (or until we run out of samples).  We'll be pouring three tasty red wines that will help the palate transition to fall.   All retail for under...

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New French & Spanish Specialties Arrive

We received so many new products this week that we don't have enough space here to talk about them all!   Some of the highlights include new savory spreads, walnut vinegar, specialty tinned sardines and salts to refresh your pantry.   We have tempting new sweets,...

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Wine Tasting Saturday, Open Labor Day

Some folks love fall's change of scene, autumn colors, mushroom season, and football.   Personally, I can't get enough of summer's sunny weather, fresh vegetables, and sipping rosé on the deck.    But the arrival of Labor Day signals it's time to turn the page.   The...

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Paella contest, Mini cheeses, RIP Joel Robuchon

This Sunday, August 19 from noon to 3 pm is the annual Concurso de Paellas, organized by SAPN (Spain Association of the Pacific Northwest).  You may enter the contest and cook a paella (prizes awarded for best paella) or simply watch the action and taste the paellas. ...

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Padrón Season, Great Cheeses

It's August and Padrón pepper season is peaking. This is great news, as the price has now dropped significantly!  We carry peppers which are grown locally, in West Seattle, about 5 miles from the shop.  Our cool nights preserve the mild pepper flavor so that they...

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Paella Demo Saturday, Butanos and Pans, Pans, Pans Arrive

Stop in at Paris-Madrid Grocery on Saturday July 28 at 12:30 p.m. for a paella cooking demo and rosé wine tasting.  Find out how easy it is to make a delicious paella and sample three dry rosados from Spain and France, which are a marvelous accompaniment to paella,...

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Padron Peppers, Bandol Roses Arrive

FINALLY.  Fresh Padrón peppers are here!    Grown locally in our cool evening temperatures which is similar to Spain's Galicia, the origin of these peppers.  Our local Padróns taste completely different from the grocery store offering which is grown in Mexico.   The...

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