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Jun 8, 2009 09:13 AM

Markets in the 1st - help!

Hi all, I'm new to this and hoping to get some help. Boyfriend and I are visiting Paris with his very-foodie family in July and I'm looking for some tasty places to visit - specifically a market where I can pick up cheeses, meats, veggies etc. Does anyone know of a few great open-air farmers markets, preferably in or around the 1st?

Also, any restaurants or shopping in that area would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. The nearest one would be on Montorgueil near les Halles in the 2e.

    1. For the food street markets, I suggest you check here:

      1. Agree re rue Montorgueil/rue Montmartre area. Because it was near the old Halles (the central wholesale food market, now moved to Rungis near Orly airport), there are lots of traditional restaurants, restaurant /cooking equipment shops; patisseries and food shops plus the market , and the area has recently become foodily fashionable again. For example the Librarie Gourmande (food, cooking and wine bookshop) is there. This isn't an area for haute cuisine, but is lots of fun! And you can eat well!