gourmet shops


Paris is filled with some of the best chocolatiers in the world. Parisian chocolatiers have mastered the art of chocolate, whether it’s a chocolate sculpture or more simply a chocolate ganache. We believe no trip to Paris is complete without some samplings from these experts.

Read our Chocolate Foodie picks.


Wine shops in Paris are on almost every block. They’re a great stop for wine novices and aficionados. Many shops are stocked with knowledgable staff so you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for… and even if you can’t find an English speaker, it’s hard to leave with a bad bottle of wine!

Read our Wine Shop Foodie picks.


The French take their pastry so seriously, that legally only bakeries with a licensed maître pâtissier (master pastry chef) can use the title Patisserie. This means the beautiful pastry cases are almost guaranteed to be as good as they look.

Read our Patisserie Foodie picks.


In France only dessert is eaten without bread. It is in a food category of it’s own, and luckily for us that means there is a always a shop in Paris to find delicious baguettes.

Read our Boulangerie Foodie picks.