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mbbear Nov 21, 2012 10:51 AM

I'm interested in a food walking tour while I'm in Paris around the holidays. Does anyone have one they can recommend? There are quite a few to chose from.

THanks!

  1. RandyB Nov 27, 2012 06:32 AM

    Leonard Pitt, the author of several books on walks in historic Paris, occasionally does a chocolate walking tour. No idea how good it is, but it sounds interesting:
    http://leonardpitt.com/walks1.html

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      topeater Nov 22, 2012 07:16 AM

      Not sure when your trip is, but we have booked the Holiday Tour with Paris by Mouth for December 20 & then a tour with Wendy Lyn the next day. I know they might be a bit redundant, but we think both will be a good introduction to food & wine & neighborhoods. I'll be happy to report to you if your trip is after this date.

      1. Delucacheesemonger Nov 22, 2012 12:17 AM

        Highly recommend Paris by Mouth tours. Groups of 6 have tours based on cheese, sweets, a general tour or more. The company owner Meg Zimbeck is very, very knowledgeable and conducts the tours with humor, generosity, and intelligence.
        They also are longer and 1/2 the cost of W Lyn.

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        1. re: Delucacheesemonger
          John Talbott Nov 22, 2012 07:58 AM

          Deluca: spot-on. Meg Zimbeck knows it all without being a know-it-all.

          1. re: Delucacheesemonger
            adrian Nov 25, 2012 10:09 AM

            yep, but, as they say, you get what you pay for, and Wendy has the better contacts

          2. adrian Nov 21, 2012 12:33 PM

            nah, none good except Wendy Lyn, the only real expert

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