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Chillin' in a Rue Cler Wine Shop

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One-stop shopping is not a priority on Paris' delightful Rue Cler. My favorite neighborhood in Paris is essentially a traffic-free market street where locals enjoy the inconvenience of "many-stop shopping" when putting together their evening meals. It's just a different way of living here in France. Pop with me into a Rue Cler wine shop for a peek at the scene and to meet "le wine chiller."

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