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A Visit to the Marché de Saint-Denis – Part IV

Saturday, April 7th, 2012
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Philippe and Nadine at the Delicatessen Stand

Philippe and Nadine at the Boiton Rabain Delicatessen Stand
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Our final stop was at the butcher-delicatessen stand called Boiton Rabain. Philippe purchased 5 kilograms of tripe from this vendor, whose family origins trace back to the Auvergne region in central France.

The sign behind Nadine declares that the products are artisanal (that is, not industrially produced). Nadine gave me a few slices of saucisse sèche maison (house-made dried sausage) to sample. It was delicious!

Laurent and Nadine at the Boiton Rabain Charcuterie Stand

Laurent and Nadine at the Boiton Rabain Delicatessen Stand
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It was at this point that Nadine saw my camera. She started cutting up to make us laugh, turning an ordinary shopping excursion into a theatrical experience!


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Doesn’t she look like a Hollywood movie star?

Nadine and Philippe

Nadine and Philippe
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The height of her playfulness came when she gave Philippe a sweet caress. Oh, lucky man!

Tomorrow: I buy a buckwheat crêpe from La Bigodène crêpe stand.

Marché de Saint-Denis
Place Victor Hugo
93200 Saint-Denis
Open Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Métro: Basilique de Saint-Denis (Line 13)

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