If you want to buy some authentic, gourmet Dijon mustard, go to La Boutique Maille at 32 rue de la Liberté. This store has been operating since the 1700s and sells artisan-made mustard that can be found nowhere else. The fancy glass jars and pots, as well as the numerous exotic flavors (such as mixing the seeds with cheese, fruit or honey) in which the mustard can be bought, make this boutique’s products an excellent gift-giving option.

Another good food shop is Mulot et Petitjean, which has locations on rue de la Liberté, place Bossuet and place Notre Dame. This boutique features regional sweets such as Dijon pain d’épices (a bread made with honey and spices and often filled with fruit jam), crème de cassis (45% alcohol content blackcurrant liqueur used in mixing kir cocktails), as well as mustard.

Dijon is also famous for its wine; there are many famous vineyards around the city that make wines of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes. Many of them offer tours, dégustations (taste tests) and the chance to buy their products for very reasonable prices. There are also It is a good idea to buy some Burgundy wine here if you want to take any home with you; just make sure to obey customs restrictions about how much alcohol you can bring back into the country.

Street markets are also prevalent throughout the region, but they are usually open only during the mornings and only a few days a week. Even at the general fruits and vegetables markets, there will be vendors selling Dijon mustard and Burgundy wine. Try Les Halles Centrales or Les Marchés autour des Halles (markets around Les Halles) on rue Obebert. You may also find vendors who specialize in antiques, home furnishings or regional crafts as well.