Day of the Dead & End of Season Padrons!

November 2nd marks the Mexican holiday, El Dia de los Muertos! Celebrate by picking up Mexican candies, decorations, and ingredients for Mexican themed meals–we’re thinking mole paired with Spanish wine. Stop by Paris-Madrid Grocery this weekend and stock...

Sherry Tasting, Chimichurri, 2010 Bordeaux

Word is, today is the last real day of summer.   Stop in and grab a picnic – a bottle of rosé wine, charcuterie, and cheese to enjoy on this 80-degree day. The warm weather is also bringing on padrón peppers, so come and get them now…   it may be the last...

Cool Food For Hot Weather

We have air conditioning at Paris Madrid Grocery, and baby, it’s cool inside the shop!    Stop in and linger while picking up ingredients for picnics this Seafair weekend. Warm temperatures mean padrón pepper season is in full swing.   These diminutive peppers...

Fresh Padron Peppers Arrive!

Padron Peppers Are Here! The first delivery of Padron peppers arrived in the shop yesterday, officially signalling the end of Padron pepper drought.    Our crop is grown in West Seattle, and picked once or twice weekly as the season progresses; peppers don’t get...