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Food Markets and Craft Beer in Paris, Episode 108

Paris food markets and craft beer
Photo Anna Brones.


Food Markets and Craft Beer in Paris

Emily Dilling is an author and podcaster who comes on the show to share her experiences about Food Markets and Craft Beer in Paris as well as some of her favorite French recipes.

Book Recommendation: My Paris Market Cookbook: A Culinary Tour of Seasonal Flavors and French Recipes


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Restaurant and Bars Recommendations (lots of great Paris craft beer places in this list):

Places Mentioned on this Episode: Le Halles de Paris, marché Ornano (18th), marché des Batignoles (border of 8th and 17th), marché Raspail, marché des Batignolles, marché Ornano, marché Bastille.

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How the Marais Neighborhood Was Almost Razed, Episode 103

Place des Vosges in the Marais, photo John Mason
Place des Vosges in the Marais, photo John Mason

How the Marais Neighborhood Was Almost Razed

The city of Paris considered razing the Marais in order to build this the monstrosity pictured below. It was supposed to be a brilliant idea by Le Corbusier, but it would have been one of the greatest sins perpetrated against the City of Light.

Everyone loves the Marais neighborhood today, so it is hard to believe that at one point it was on the chopping block. This episode is the story of the circumstances that made such a near miss come about.

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You may also want to listen to Episode 27 where Elyse told us about the history of the Marais Neighborhood, and Episode 37 about Marseilles and its famous Cité Radieuse.

Marais Plan Voisin Le Corbusier
The Plan Voisin by Le Corbusier

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