If you’re interested in sampling the best Paris has to offer, but don’t have the time to do the deep research necessary to guide yourself through the arrondissements, you need a great, English speaking tour, with small groups, and knowledgeable guides. Luckily for you, Debbie and I have already found one of the best. Paris by Mouth.
Paris by Mouth is recommended highly by our friend David Lebovitz, author of My Paris Kitchen and many others (links below). David is one of the best assets an American can find in Paris. He’s finely tuned in to the Paris food scene after having lived there for over a decade.
There are a number of tours offered by Paris by Mouth. Here’s a sample of what they offer from their website:
Taste of the Marais
Do you dream of chewy baguettes and buttery croissants? On this tour, we’ll be tasting versions that have been named the best in Paris. Along with a visit to one of the most intriguing chocolate shops in Paris, we’ll be sampling cheeses from a father and daughter fromagerie, charcuterie from all over France, and washing these down with a selection of AOC French wines… [read more]
Taste of Saint-Germain
In a neighborhood that’s world-famous for its food, we’ll be sampling the very best breads, cheeses, charcuterie, wine, chocolate and other sweets. Our most popular tour… [read more]
Taste of the Latin Quarter
In addition to sampling savory charcuterie and cheeses from one of the most historic cheese affineurs in town along with bread and wine, we’ll be sharing an array of treats along the sucré spectrum. That includes chocolates from the hand of a Meilleur Ouvrier de France (an MOF – the highest rank for a French chocolatier) along with the city’s best lemon tart. [read more]
Taste of the Left Bank
This fantastic tour moves between both the Latin Quarter Saint-Germain, exploring a boulangerie that revitalized French baking, one of the most exhilarating & expensive fromageries in the city, and many incredible sweets. We’ll sample all this, plus some delicious charcuterie, at a hidden treasure of a wine shop… [read more]
French Cheese Tasting Workshop
If you’ve ever wondered why there are more than 500 different cheeses in France, how different cheeses are produced (what accounts for their texture, color, and smell?), why French cheesemakers use raw unpasteurized milk in their cheese, what the impact of seasonality and aging are on cheese, and how locals typically enjoy cheese in restaurants and at home… this is a tasting for you [read more]