Cucina Pobre, French Wine Values

When the holiday season empties the wallet and expands the waistline, the new year can be an appropriate time to explore Cucina Pobre, simple meals shaped by frugality.  Throughout history, Spain and France have had pockets of rural poverty and lower class urbanites...

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Celebrate Epiphany, Great Wine Values

This Sunday, January 6 is the Christian celebration of Epiphany or Three Kings Day.  Called Reyes Magos in Spain, it commemorates the 12th day after Christmas when three kings or wise men followed a star to bring gifts to the baby Jesus.   Celebrated in Europe, Latin...

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Bubbly Wine Tasting Saturday, Holiday Hours

HOLIDAY HOURS:  OPEN SUNDAY DEC. 30, 11 AM-5 PM OPEN MONDAY DEC. 31 (NEW YEARS EVE), 10 AM -6 PM CLOSED JANUARY 1, 2019 (NEW YEARS DAY) Taste sparkling wines this Saturday.    Stop in at Paris-Madrid Grocery between 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, December 29)...

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New Arrivals, Stocking Stuffers, Holiday Recipes

UPCOMING SPECIAL HOURS Sunday, December 23, open extended hours from 10 AM - 6 PM.  Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) - Closing Early - Hours 10 AM - 4 PM. We're here to help you select the best ingredients and wine to serve over the holidays, and to recommend the...

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Holiday hours. Sweets, Meats, Wine.

Starting tomorrow, we have special holiday Sunday hours.   On Sunday, December 16 & Sunday, December 23 we will be open from 10 AM - 6 PM. CHRISTMAS EVE (December 24), we will be open from 10 AM - 4 PM.  CHRISTMAS DAY (December 25), we are closed. NEW YEARS EVE...

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Gifts for Cooks & Carnivores; New Wine Arrivals

We ate dinner at the Buenos Aires Grill the other night.  As always, the Argentinean style meat courses were spot on delicious and together with the platter of empanadas, reminded us we should come here more often. The New York steak arrived on its typical wooden...

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Spanish Rabbit, El Almendro Turron, Stellar Reds, Tapas Class

We now carry Spanish rabbit!   This crucial ingredient in Paella Valenciana and staple of the Mediterranean diet is a versatile and delicious low-fat protein.  Humanely raised by Grupo Hermi, who has been farming rabbits in Spain for 40 years, the rabbits are air...

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Tapa Class, Marzipan, PONS EVOO, Port Season

GET READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS PART III - Easy Prep Tapas class $55.00 per person, Sunday, Dec. 2, 9:30-11 a.m. If you're looking for new recipes to serve this holiday season or beyond, don't miss our third and final class of the year.  In this hands-on session, you'll...

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