Dauphiné shopping

Food & Drinks in Grenoble

Épicerie Fine J.P. Bresson

A timeworn French delicatessen transported from your most sugary day-dreams. The finest candied fruits, gourmet marshmallows and artisan chocolate bars are presented like medicines in an old-fashioned pharmacy, alon…
Food in Briançon

Biscuits Vauban

Despite the name, biscuits – piled high in flavours from almond to violet – are only half the story. Browse bags of caramels, chocolates and (our fave) coucougnettes (erstwhile winner of the title 'best sweet in Fra…
Books in Briançon

La Muse Gueule

A bookshop-cafe with bite, La Muse Gueule is an intriguing hideout selling second-hand volumes from literature to philosophy, mostly in French but with some titles in English and German. But it's less about the book…
Food & Drinks in Grenoble

Cave de la Laiterie Bayard

Established in 1931, this richly lactic-smelling dairy shop does a roaring trade in Alpine cheeses, fresh milk, yoghurt, butter and pâté. To accompany your hefty wedges of dauphinois cheese, there's a trove of wine,…
Food in Briançon


Local food producers gather to sell cheese, vegetables, jams and more at this weekly market.