5J now sliced to order, Tinned fish, New Arrivals

Paris Madrid Grocery will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 21. Shop in advance for specialties such as a cheese assortment for brunch, churros and hot chocolate for the post-Easter egg hunt, or tasty sweets for the Easter basket.  Lamb is traditional for Easter...

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Padron Pepper plants, Epoisses

Padrón pepper plants are now for sale!   They are ready early this year but nights are too cool to plant them outside yet.  If you have a sunny windowsill, you can keep them there until the nights warm up to about 50 degrees. The plants which are in 4" pots are...

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Sunny weather gets me thinking about picnics.   This week a pallet of French specialty groceries arrived, including delectable picnic foods.  In Seattle, we have outstanding choices for dining outdoors at local parks, beaches, and scenic areas.    Stop in at...

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Paella Pans & Burners Arrive; Rioja tasting Saturday

Three giant pallets of paella pans, ringed burners and accessories arrived Tuesday when it was 80 degrees.  Great timing - warm weather is outdoor paella season!    Now in stock are large carbon steel pans that serve 85 people (100 cm/40"), as well as enameled pans...

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Queso Gallego, Reblochon, Rioja Tasting

BODEGAS RIOJANAS TASTING IS NEXT SATURDAY MARCH 23, FROM 2-4 P.M.  Bodegas Riojanas, founded in 1890 produces traditional style Riojas which offer up brightness, silky fruit, and cigar-box spice at affordable prices.  Our tasting will focus on their compelling red...

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Taste Chilean Natural Wines, New arrivals

TASTE CHILEAN NATURAL WINES THIS SATURDAY MARCH 2, FROM 2:00-4:00 P.M. Most Chilean wines sold in the U.S. are bargain-priced, mass-market productions that are at best, inoffensive.  Seattle-based Francisca Bravo (a Chilena) and her husband Liam are by day, a...

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Taste with Spanish Winemakers This Thursday, February 21

Take a late lunch this Thursday and taste phenomenal Spanish wines at Paris Madrid Grocery!   On Thursday, February 21 from 2-4 P.M., winemakers Isabel Salgado of Bodegas Fillaboa (Rias Baixas) and Albert Costa of Celler Vall LLach (Priorat) will be pouring tastes of...

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