It’s a coffee table book. It’s a rich resource. It’s a travel planner. It’s practical and it’s wide ranging.
It is “Gourmet Shops of Paris” by Pierre Rival, a striking new book about the City of Light’s food and wine stores, packed with the history, the colorful backgrounds, the boutiques, wine stores and bars, tearoom and coffee shops of this global city that attracts gourmands.
“The French people still appreciate high standards,” says the author, “and are eager to try new tastes and angles. In some ways, food variety and quality have never been higher.”
Price is $40 US. Amazon is selling it for $25.20 + shipping.