Since I’ve been spending such a good deal of time lately complaining about the grocery stores here, I thought I’d take a minute and share my idea of the perfect food shopping experience, complements of the riverside Sunday market in Bordeaux:
1. Garlic shrimp grilled to oder. To fortify you before shopping.
2. Plenty of cheese and other farm fresh products.
3. A French Elvis impersonator, to keep you energized. Bonus if he can do the splits.
4. Post-checkout wine and raw oyster bar. Truly a thing of beauty.
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Pronunciation: uh rehv
Definition: A dream. As in,
“It’s mon rêve to someday find a beautiful outdoor market that also sells toilet paper.”