You may be marveling at Paris proudest monument (the Eiffel Tower ) when you have a craving for a distinctly non-Parisian ... More
The Real McCoy
You may be marveling at Paris proudest monument (the Eiffel Tower ) when you have a craving for a distinctly non-Parisian food (peanut butter). What to do? A 10-minute walk away on rue de Grenelle stands a tiny American grocery store. Real McCoy is chock-full of Americas favorite brand foods, such as Newman s Own, Quaker Oats, and Hellman s products. The candy shelf is tactfully placed at kid-eye level and is piled with Gobstoppers, Starburst, Reese s and more. As an added bonus, customers can browse and buy kitschy toys and games from the American childhood of yesteryear: rubber band balls, those straws you can bend into glasses, and snap bracelets. - Betsy Mikel
This chain of reliable Paris stores, designed for the busy city shopper, can be found in each Arrondissement. Stores are
usually divided into a grocery store on one floor and clothing, home and beauty sections on another floor. Clothing ...
WHSmith is an absolute gift for non French speaking tourists to Paris. W.H. Smith has crossed the Channel (it's a
chain in the UK), and now sits on the famous rue de Rivoli alongside the Tuileries gardens. Most of ...
The San Francisco Book Company in Paris offers very reasonable prices on an eclectic collection of rare and used books
in English. Sending books abroad can get very expensive, so if you've realized that it'll cost more to ship ...