Friday 13th tasting, Chile Sauce

Make next Friday, April 13th your lucky day by visiting Paris-Madrid Grocery.  Josep Almirall from Mont-Marçal Vinícola will be in our shop, pouring tastes of Spanish cava, from 11 AM – 1 PM.  (The tasting will continue after Josep departs until the samples run...

Celtic Spain

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, which reminds me of a fascinating genetic study by Dan Bradley of Trinity College in Dublin.   DNA research shows that the Irish originated in northwestern Spain’s Galicia and Basque provinces.  This explains why there are...

Ybarra Olives, 2017 Rose & More

Wahoo, 69 degrees today!   Embrace the sunny weather by cooking outdoors.  For the barbeque, we have many fantastic types of meat that can be thrown on the grill, and pick up a package of de la Estancia Organic Polenta while you’re here and serve it with the...

Tasty Spring Arrivals

2017 Rosès from France and Spain are starting to arrive, and daffodils are blooming in front of the shop.   Technically it’s too early to declare that spring has arrived, but I sip a glass of rosé almost every night, and dream.   Stop in and stock up on some...