Did you know that couscous is the 3rd favorite dish of the French? Just behind the sauerkraut and mussels and fries, couscous beat the famous veal blanquette (if OSS 117 knew...
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You want to marvel at almost all traditional French products in one place? Look no further! The covered market of St Martin in the 10th district of Paris indulges all of your gourmet desires! In this old Baltard-type building built in 1859 and reconstructed in 1880, you will find a medley of taste bud experts! A real old-style meat market – caterer, several delicatessens, a cheese maker representing all French regions, a winegrower who offers wine tasting evenings and much more …
You get hungry seeing all these dishes before your eyes? No problem! Stop by “Au comptoir de Brice” known for the famous burgers of Brice Morvent, candidate of Top Chef. You can also indulge yourself with couscous or Italian deli in one of the many grocery stores.
One of the attractions of this European gastronomy place is the German grocery … “Tante Emma”! In this store located at the end of the market you will find all the products imported directly from Germany, no need to go to Berlin to eat a currywurst!
To complete this charming place where craft is essential, you may also find a florist, a dry cleaner and a locksmith and shoe repair service.31 -33 Rue du Château D’Eau 75010 Paris Monday : Closed, Tuesday-Saturday : 09.00AM – 8.00PM, Sunday : 09.00AM – 2.00PM Metro : Strasbourg St denis ou Jacques Bonsergent
That little extra: Enjoy a plate of seafood at the fish counter with a glass of dry white wine while listening to the conversations of locals: so SoFrenchy!