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Buying Foie Gras in Paris

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lilahsdad Nov 29, 2010 01:44 PM

I'm looking for a few suggestions for a good place to buy a raw lobe of foie gras in Paris.

Much thanks!!

  1. Cheriekiss Nov 30, 2010 03:21 AM

    Last week at Carrefour City on Ave General Leclerc they had raw foie gras of duck for 22 a kilo, but ran out. In the past I always headed to Rue Montmartre near Les Halles, where they have several foie gras boutiques. I have bought from Foie Gras Luxe at number 24, but there is also Labeyrie at number 6, and at number 34, Comtoire de la Gastronomie . Auchan in Ville Juif, (line 7) should also have them by this time at a better price. Have fun shopping!

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    1. re: Cheriekiss
      souphie Dec 1, 2010 05:04 AM

      Kremlin-Bicêtre, not Villejuif (look up "Okabé").

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      vielleanglaise Nov 30, 2010 01:44 AM

      Robert et Rene, 13 rue du Faubourg du Temple, near republique, around 35 euros a kilo. Picard also sell raw lobes frozen.

      1. Delucacheesemonger Nov 29, 2010 01:53 PM

        Carrefours near Bercy has them if you have a car. They are quite good and inexpensive, just check for freshness.

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          lilahsdad Nov 29, 2010 02:02 PM

          I wont have a car. I'm staying in Montmartre. Anything close?

          1. re: lilahsdad
            Parigi Nov 29, 2010 02:08 PM

            A couple of regional markets will be held in Paris in December. You find excellent farm-fresh foie gras in those.
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7488...

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          QdeBro Nov 29, 2010 01:48 PM

          Dubernet probably has whole lobes:

          http://www.evous.fr/Dubernet-Foie-Gra...

          And practically any good butcher would have it or get it for you. Also there are various seasonal markets at the moment (there's one on december 3,4,5 I think near metro st.paul) that have stuff like that.

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            QdeBro Nov 30, 2010 05:45 AM

            One more thing - you can mail order from Arnabar - shipping is 13 Euros but first time shoppers get 10 Euros off. Hands down the best foie I've ever eaten.

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