Friday, November 4, 2011

Matin au marché


Unlike many of Paris' street markets,  this one on rue Mouffetard, is open almost every day. We stayed close by in 2009 and crossed this street at least twice a day going to and from the Censier-Daubenton métro.  We loved shopping here and often stopped after for a glass of wine at a café to watch the shoppers and gain our strength to climb rue Claude Bernard to our flat.  Eva and Davis usually got a euro each to spend at the candy vendor's.  The highlight of their day!

26 comments:

Amitabh Mukherjee said...

Your blog is so cool! Great photographs. Great way to see Paris from my part of the world. Thanks.

Shell Sherree said...

It all looks wonderfully healthy, dear V. I'd be treating myself to a euro of lollies as a reward.

King of New York Hacks said...

I wish there were more outdoor markets here in NYC, especially outside of Manhattan...what a great way to plan your meals every day. :)

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Best places to visit ...

Bienvenue chez French Girl in Seattle... said...

J'adore la rue Mouffetard. Le Husband and I went to a local pub on our first [blind] date. I wonder if it is still there... Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

Loulou in France said...

Haven't spent time on that street in many years but plan on going again when I'm in Paris at the end of this month. Love all the belles salades!

Malyss said...

You come there with the idea of buying some thing, then you find an other one, and you go back home with a basket full of delicious things! :o)

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Colorful open air market in Paris.
Costas

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

I would literally eat my way to school as I walked about 3 miles from my apartment. Ahhhh the simple joys of Paris. Paris, PLeASE, NEVER CHANGE!!!!!!!!! Anita

Leif Hagen said...

Wonderful to buy fresh produce right zere in the heart of Paris!
Bon weekend, V de B!

La Petite Gallery said...

When I was in Paris , I spent so much time taking photo's of the
outside food stands, and window displays of candy shops and baleries.
Only the French have that special touch for display. You brought back fond memories.
Thanks, Yvonne

paris-inspired.com said...

How much money did you get to spend on candy?

The Clever Pup said...

I love rue Mouffetard. I sat at the Cafe Mouffetard while the waitress crossed the street to get bread for my croque. Quintessential Paris. Tulips. Children with satchels. Candy.

Daryl said...

Makes me want to have salad

Peter said...

"La Mouffe"! :-)

Janey and Co. said...

Beautiful produce! I would love to live nearby...instead of here in suburbia :(

On another note: That steel wall is now on display in the Guggenheim, Spain!

LaPouyette said...

Very lively image, can 'smell' the atmosphere of Paris Marché!

Greetings,
karin

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Wonderful memories Virginia! Why is Paris so special I wonder. Hope you have a lovely weekend.

Alexa said...

Beautifully captured, V! I feel like I'm right there (instead of here at my desk, eating a boring lunch). So merci beaucoup, ma chère, et bon weekend!

Starman said...

Love the markets in France.

anni said...

Mouffetard one of my all time favorites also !

Jack said...

Markets are always so much fun to wander with a camera in hand. Nice one, Virginia. Have a grand weekend, OK?

Love your new banner photo.

Pamela said...

Fabulous market V ! I would shop here everyday too!
Love your new banner!!

Virginia said...

As you know by now, this is a favorite place for me in Paris, especially on Sundays. I'd love to gather you all there with me one day.
V

d e l i g h t said...

Would love to go here!

VenetiaMicio said...

Quand j'habitais Paris, j'allais toujours faire un tour le dimanche matin à la Mouffetard, j'ai toujours aimé cette ambiance sympathique de l'église jusqu'à la place de la Contrescarpe.
Moi j'étais du 14e arrondissement, il y avait là aussi un marché rue Daguerre qui était fabuleux, mais je ne peux pas vous dire comme il est aujourd'hui j'habite en Provence maintenant et là il y a de superbes marchés !
Merci pour les réminiscences.
xx
Danielle