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This article was created for    The Travel Project    by Joseph Hallgren, a thrill seeker who likes to travel the world and share stories of adventure, new foods, and places with everyone he meets.

This article was created for The Travel Project by Joseph Hallgren, a thrill seeker who likes to travel the world and share stories of adventure, new foods, and places with everyone he meets.

THIS ACCOUNT OF A 1 DAY PARISIAN FOOD TOUR WILL HAVE YOU DROOLING - Contiki Blog - October 2017 by Joseph Hallgren

During my time in Paris, accompanied by five other travellers, I went on a guided Flavors of Paris, French food tour. I sipped wine, sampled cheese, and soaked up culture - proving that there's more to the Paris food scene than meets the eye...

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Our first stop on the tour was Eric Kayser, a chain with about 90 stores that was featured on the tour due to the high quality (and deliciousness) of the bread there.  Read the full article


On a Taste Trail in Paris    - Travel Now! blog - 25 March 2017 by Sudeshna Ghosh   “We’ll meet by the little red door on the side of the church,” she said. Never mind the espionage-style appointment, the person I was meeting at my rendezvous couldn’t be less spy-like! Lisa Rankin, my guide for a Parisian food tour, is a warm, bubbly Canadian blonde who feels like a good friend within minutes of meeting, as she endeavours to share her passion for food and all things Parisian with us, her small group of foodies for the day.Lisa runs the very personalised  Flavors of Paris  walking food tours in the charming, artsy St-Germain-des-Prés ...  Read the full article

On a Taste Trail in Paris - Travel Now! blog - 25 March 2017 by Sudeshna Ghosh

“We’ll meet by the little red door on the side of the church,” she said. Never mind the espionage-style appointment, the person I was meeting at my rendezvous couldn’t be less spy-like! Lisa Rankin, my guide for a Parisian food tour, is a warm, bubbly Canadian blonde who feels like a good friend within minutes of meeting, as she endeavours to share her passion for food and all things Parisian with us, her small group of foodies for the day.Lisa runs the very personalised Flavors of Paris walking food tours in the charming, artsy St-Germain-des-Prés ... Read the full article

The best way to get to know Paris    - Arcadia Weekly - October 30th, 2016   For those of you, who don’t know what a food tour is: Food tours combine deliciousness with historical information and are available around the globe in most major cities. A guide shows you great places to eat and lets you taste small portions at every spot. Drinks are also included, and sometimes a bit of alcohol too. Most of us will be full by the end of a tour. Depending on the location, companies may offer tours with different types of cuisines and/or through various neighborhoods ...  Read the full article

The best way to get to know Paris - Arcadia Weekly - October 30th, 2016

For those of you, who don’t know what a food tour is: Food tours combine deliciousness with historical information and are available around the globe in most major cities. A guide shows you great places to eat and lets you taste small portions at every spot. Drinks are also included, and sometimes a bit of alcohol too. Most of us will be full by the end of a tour. Depending on the location, companies may offer tours with different types of cuisines and/or through various neighborhoods ... Read the full article

Discovering Legacies blog    – If you’re a foodie in Paris, you have to try these! –   by Jennifer Schlueter   on October 27, 2016   Lisa Rankin, a Canadian turned Parisian about 4 years ago, took our group through Paris’ St-Germain-des-Prés quarter and showed us five places with some of the best food Paris has to offer. A highlight was  Ma Collection Marchande de Saveurs , a food boutique with delicacies 100% made in France appealing to all your senses, run by Valérie. Her products have won prizes on trophies on awards – one of them the raspberry-cookie jam, which is a must-try!  ...Read the full article

Discovering Legacies blog – If you’re a foodie in Paris, you have to try these! – by Jennifer Schlueter on October 27, 2016

Lisa Rankin, a Canadian turned Parisian about 4 years ago, took our group through Paris’ St-Germain-des-Prés quarter and showed us five places with some of the best food Paris has to offer. A highlight was Ma Collection Marchande de Saveurs, a food boutique with delicacies 100% made in France appealing to all your senses, run by Valérie. Her products have won prizes on trophies on awards – one of them the raspberry-cookie jam, which is a must-try! ...Read the full article

What to do in Zlatan’s Saint Germain    – Scandinavian Traveler – by Camilla Tollstoy on May 31, 2016   Zlatan signed with the Paris Saint-Germain soccer team in 2012. There is not much of a soccer atmosphere in the area. But there are lots of classic bistros and upmarket stores. So leave your soccer boots at home and enjoy the charm of one of the most special quarters of Paris.  Culinary walk - Flavors of Paris - The original tour takes you through Saint Germain on a culinary tour of specialist stores to taste cheese, wine, charcuterie, and chocolate to die for...  Read the full article

What to do in Zlatan’s Saint Germain – Scandinavian Traveler – by Camilla Tollstoy on May 31, 2016

Zlatan signed with the Paris Saint-Germain soccer team in 2012. There is not much of a soccer atmosphere in the area. But there are lots of classic bistros and upmarket stores. So leave your soccer boots at home and enjoy the charm of one of the most special quarters of Paris.

Culinary walk - Flavors of Paris -
The original tour takes you through Saint Germain on a culinary tour of specialist stores to taste cheese, wine, charcuterie, and chocolate to die for... Read the full article

 
Luxury Travel Guide Europe    - Off the eaten Path – January 2015, page 580   The city of Paris is undoubtedly any gourmand’s dream. Long lauded for its dedication to excellent food and wine, this one city can take its visitors on an incredible journey of flavour, history and sheer decadence. Flavors of Paris is the perfect option for visitors who long to discover this city through its food. Providing food loving tourists with informed yet informal visits to some of the best patisseries, cafés, charcuteries and chocolatiers the capital has to offer, a Flavors of Paris tour will delight all the senses, not simply the taste buds. ...  Read the full article

Luxury Travel Guide Europe - Off the eaten Path – January 2015, page 580

The city of Paris is undoubtedly any gourmand’s dream. Long lauded for its dedication to excellent food and wine, this one city can take its visitors on an incredible journey of flavour, history and sheer decadence. Flavors of Paris is the perfect option for visitors who long to discover this city through its food. Providing food loving tourists with informed yet informal visits to some of the best patisseries, cafés, charcuteries and chocolatiers the capital has to offer, a Flavors of Paris tour will delight all the senses, not simply the taste buds. ... Read the full article

Food Tour in Paris    - Travel Photo Discovery Blog - June 2015 by Noel Morata   Paris is definitely a foodie city and there are so many areas of the city to explore and discover some amazing cuisine and specialty foods from around the city. I decided to focus on visiting one arrondissement in Paris, St. Germain des Pres which is very well known for a plethora of foodie inspired cafes, shops and specialty vendors. I know that I choose wisely, signing for a food tour with  Flavors of Paris.  They give food tours of markets, shops and specialty purveyors located exclusively in ...  Read the full article

Food Tour in Paris - Travel Photo Discovery Blog - June 2015 by Noel Morata

Paris is definitely a foodie city and there are so many areas of the city to explore and discover some amazing cuisine and specialty foods from around the city. I decided to focus on visiting one arrondissement in Paris, St. Germain des Pres which is very well known for a plethora of foodie inspired cafes, shops and specialty vendors. I know that I choose wisely, signing for a food tour with Flavors of Paris. They give food tours of markets, shops and specialty purveyors located exclusively in ... Read the full article

A Less Obvious Guide to Visiting Paris    - July 28, 2015 by Jasmine Crittenden   It's not difficult to find the city's renowned high-end restaurants, but scoping out the mid-range gems is tougher. The sheer volume of visitors has pushed up prices, especially on the major thoroughfares. So I enlisted the help of Lisa, a Canadian who's been living in Paris for two years. She runs her own small tour business,  Flavors of Paris , which promises to take travellers "off the eaten path". We gathered at  Les Deux Magots  ( 6, Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés ) where the likes of…  Read the full article

A Less Obvious Guide to Visiting Paris - July 28, 2015 by Jasmine Crittenden

It's not difficult to find the city's renowned high-end restaurants, but scoping out the mid-range gems is tougher. The sheer volume of visitors has pushed up prices, especially on the major thoroughfares. So I enlisted the help of Lisa, a Canadian who's been living in Paris for two years. She runs her own small tour business, Flavors of Paris, which promises to take travellers "off the eaten path". We gathered at Les Deux Magots (6, Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés) where the likes of… Read the full article

Thyme travel blog    – Following the leader . . . in Paris – July 2, 2014 by Sarah Kenney   We all shared an amazing experience, that drizzly Paris morning, so rich and so purely enjoyable. Afterwards, we all scattered to our corners of the world with such special memories of warm laughter, hilarious stories of adventures as well as misadventures, and true and honest intentions and well wishes for one another. As quickly as we bonded, we just as quickly parted ways at the end of a magical journey together…thanks to lovely Lisa of “Flavors of Paris” St. Germain food tour. ...  Read the full article

Thyme travel blog – Following the leader . . . in Paris – July 2, 2014 by Sarah Kenney

We all shared an amazing experience, that drizzly Paris morning, so rich and so purely enjoyable. Afterwards, we all scattered to our corners of the world with such special memories of warm laughter, hilarious stories of adventures as well as misadventures, and true and honest intentions and well wishes for one another. As quickly as we bonded, we just as quickly parted ways at the end of a magical journey together…thanks to lovely Lisa of “Flavors of Paris” St. Germain food tour. ... Read the full article

Chasing Travel blog    - Off the Beaten Path in Paris - 2013   Take an intimate, and local  Flavors of Paris  walking tour to hidden shops in St. Germain for pure chocolates, vintage olive oils, and balsamic dressings, then learn the art of wine pairing at  O Chateau . Get your hands dirty to learn the secrets of perfectly baked macarons, tartin, baguettes and traditional french cuisine with a local chef. ...  Read the full article

Chasing Travel blog - Off the Beaten Path in Paris - 2013

Take an intimate, and local Flavors of Paris walking tour to hidden shops in St. Germain for pure chocolates, vintage olive oils, and balsamic dressings, then learn the art of wine pairing at O Chateau. Get your hands dirty to learn the secrets of perfectly baked macarons, tartin, baguettes and traditional french cuisine with a local chef. ... Read the full article

Travel Tuesday:   Flavors of Paris    - Eat. Live. Travel. Write - November 13, 2012 by by Mardi Michels   Apart from the food aspect (which is, of course, the most important), the St Germain neighbourhood is gorgeous to stroll around – steeped in literary history that Cécile did a good job of summing up into bite-sized pieces – just enough history mixed in with the food information! ... All in all, I would highly recommend this carefully curated tour – informative, fun and tasty – you can’t ask for more than that! ...  Read the full article

Travel Tuesday: Flavors of Paris - Eat. Live. Travel. Write - November 13, 2012 by by Mardi Michels

Apart from the food aspect (which is, of course, the most important), the St Germain neighbourhood is gorgeous to stroll around – steeped in literary history that Cécile did a good job of summing up into bite-sized pieces – just enough history mixed in with the food information! ... All in all, I would highly recommend this carefully curated tour – informative, fun and tasty – you can’t ask for more than that! ... Read the full article

Flavors of Paris Gastronomy Tour 2    - January 13, 2012 by Tina Chevalier-Popineau   Let me just say that I could honestly write one full article on each of these places. However I am limited in my word count, so I would like to take an “appreciation bow” in front of all the shops. It was an amazing experience of pure gastronomic pleasure! And a special merci to Lisa Rankin of “Flavors of Paris Food Tours” and “My French Life” online magazine for the unforgettable day! ...  Read the full article

Flavors of Paris Gastronomy Tour 2 - January 13, 2012 by Tina Chevalier-Popineau

Let me just say that I could honestly write one full article on each of these places. However I am limited in my word count, so I would like to take an “appreciation bow” in front of all the shops. It was an amazing experience of pure gastronomic pleasure! And a special merci to Lisa Rankin of “Flavors of Paris Food Tours” and “My French Life” online magazine for the unforgettable day! ... Read the full article

Flavors of Paris Gastronomy Tour – 1    - November 23, 2011 by Tina Chevalier-Popineau   When I was invited on a VIP Gastronomy Food Tour in Paris, how could I refuse! The lovely Lisa Rankin, (Owner of Flavors Of Paris), “Off The Eaten Path” Tours met me in front of a 6th century church on the St Germain des Prés in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris.  First stop on the tour a visit to La Maison Kayser. A premiere artisan boulangerie with over 15 locations in Paris and many locations worldwide. Just an inch inside ...  Read the full article

Flavors of Paris Gastronomy Tour – 1 - November 23, 2011 by Tina Chevalier-Popineau

When I was invited on a VIP Gastronomy Food Tour in Paris, how could I refuse! The lovely Lisa Rankin, (Owner of Flavors Of Paris), “Off The Eaten Path” Tours met me in front of a 6th century church on the St Germain des Prés in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris.

First stop on the tour a visit to La Maison Kayser. A premiere artisan boulangerie with over 15 locations in Paris and many locations worldwide. Just an inch inside ... Read the full article