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Flavors of Saint-Germain Sweet & Savory

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    In front of the 5th century Saint-Germain des Prés Abbey, from the very beginning of the tour, you’ll feel in the shoes of a real Parisian. A few meters away from the legendary Café de Flore and Les Deux Magots, you’ll meet your passionate and cheerful tour guide, who will be delighted to share with you a bunch of anecdotes about Paris and also some of the best addresses to shop the best fresh and unique food specialties.
    Among the several shops you’ll discover, you’ll probably be stunned by one of the most original butchers of the capital. The latter also happens to be one of the most talented of the country… His cured meat specialties will please your taste buds as it pleases more than one Michelin starred restaurants in France and all over the world!
    As you will wander around the most elegant and refined areas of the City of Lights, you ‘ll certainly not miss the delicious chocolate candies, filled with exquisite and creative ganaches or crunchy pralines neither than the original and colorful collection of pastries displayed in the window shops along the way. Get ready for some fun and generous tastings, paced by the sight of authentic streets and buildings, such as this 17th century arcade pathway, full of old and picturesque little stores. 
    Not too far from the University of La Sorbonne and the wonders of the Luxembourg Garden, your tour guide will take you to the temple of cheeses. In a very intimate and unsuspected little shop, you’ll have plenty of time to buy some exquisite souvenirs from our regions, while admiring huge wheels of cheeses coming directly from the Alpes Mountains. What is more pleasant than sipping a glass of french wine with a selection of tasty cheeses? 
    As you'll be in the most famous chocolatiers area in the world, the chocolate and its making won't have any secret for you anymore! Tasting some Meilleur Ouvrier de France's chocolate candy, learning about the "bean to bar" concept, and being able to distinguish a fresh cocoa bean from a roasted one, is also on the program. 
    The Flavors of Saint germain des Prés - Sweet and Savory, let yourself go off the beaten path, to get a unique feeling of what is to be a real Parisian. Through the best chocolates, cured meats, pastries, caramels and wine, your tour guide along with the best food artisans will share their passion and knowledge with you, so you'll have an unforgettable souvenir of your stay in Paris! 
     
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    Reviewed 23 May 2019 via mobile

    Great tour and beautiful way to explore this part of Paris. The tour was well paced, informative and the food was amazing, our guide was both welcoming and knowledge (and loads of fun). Would highly recommend this tour

    Thank 188lisaj
    Stefplan, Gérant at Original Food Tours Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2019

    Thank you very much for this kind review. We are glad that you really liked this tour. Looking forward to seeing you soon ! The Original Food Tours Team

    Reviewed 30 April 2019 via mobile

    My wife and I decided to go s pretty late tour so we booked this for a Monday afternoon. Our host - Stephan - greeted us with a bottle of water and started to explain the tour. A successful chef in his own right, he...More

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    Stefplan, Gérant at Original Food Tours Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2019

    Thank you so much for this wonderful review ! We are very happy to know you liked your tour that much. Hoping to seeing you again soon, The Original Food Tours Team

    Reviewed 2 January 2019

    We had an excellent tour with Antoine, who was friendly, engaging and very knowledgeable. No one else booked the tour that day, so we had a private tour. Antoine took us to so many fabulous places: chocolate shops, a jam shop, a seafood restaurant, a...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank AmericanSafari
    Stefplan, Gérant at Original Food Tours Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

    Thank you so much for your review ! We are looking forward to seeing you again in Paris ! The Original Food Tours Team.

    Reviewed 11 July 2018

    From our first bite, I knew that our guide, Chef Stefan was going to take us on a delicious tour of the food culture of Saint-Germain like no other. From the best chocolatiers to a famous butchery where they raise, cure and sell their own...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank TracyinSuburbia
    Stefplan, Gérant at Original Food Tours Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

    Hello, Many thanks for your great feedback:) Thanks Original Food Tours

    Reviewed 15 June 2018

    I can't begin to describe the wonderful things we learned and ate. We stopped at a number of amazing gems in St Germain. Our lunch was great. Stéphane was fun, knowledgeable and helpful. We felt it was a good value and highly recommend this tour.

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Glenn2883
    Stefplan, Gérant at Original Food Tours Paris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

    Hello, Many thanks for your feedback and kind words:) We look forward to seeing you again soon ! Many thanks Original Food Tours

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    Hello, the tour end by the center of st germain. .
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