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Taste of Toulouse

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Taste of Toulouse offers English-speaking food tours and other delicious adventures in "La Ville Rose." Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Marché Victor Hugo and explore the rich gastronomic heritage of southwest France.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I reached out to Jessica to plan a private wine and cheese tasting for 4 people on a Saturday and she did not disappoint!! She was very accommodating in setting everything up and the wines and cheeses were fantastic! It was exactly what we were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Emily, Thanks for your recommendation. I'm so glad it worked out that I was able to spend a few hours sharing my love of wine and cheese from SW France. I had a great time talking with you and your friends about expat life...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely and informative tour of food stalls and shops in and around the Victor Hugo Market in Toulouse. Jessica clearly demonstrates her love for French food and wine, particularly chocolate ! Finishing the tour eating and drinking the samples around a barrel in the market...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review and for coming on a tour with me! I'm so happy you enjoyed it and came away full. It's totally true, I love all of the delicious things available here in Toulouse (wine, cheese, chocolate, bread...I could keep going). Our tasting...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on Marché Victor Hugo tour recently, and it's completely worth your time. You're going to learn a lot and eat plenty. There aren't too many English-speaking tourism options in Toulouse, so this nicely fills a niche. As you might guess, the best part...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour and loved the food! Prolonged salivation is, unfortunately, one of the most common side effects of all the delicious things we eat. The best thing I can recommend is to fix it with more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jessica's tour was a fantastic way to discover more about the food and drink culture of Toulouse. Jessica is knowledgeable guide who gave us a brilliant insight into the gastronomy of this region.

Date of experience: November 2018
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, Cat! It was so much fun to have you on a tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to truly experience the best of the local products, this tour is what you need! I've been living in Toulouse for more than 7 years now and whenever I have visitors come I would make sure they get the most out of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Rhoda! Thanks for your review. I'm so glad you had a great time and were able to learn things, even though you're a Toulouse resident. It was great being able to talk food science with you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a Toulouse resident- but I'd always been intimidated by the marché Victor Hugo because I didn't quite know how/which vendors to approach. Jessica took myself and 3 other visitors all through the market and to some of her favorite vendors outside of the market...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Nadine, Thanks so much for your review. It makes me happy to know that you'll be using what you learned on future trips to the marché. I choose my partners with care and I'm glad to be able to introduce them to people who...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our favorite thing we did in Toulouse by far. Jessica is extremely knowledgeable about French and Toulousienne foods and their origins. She's got relationships with local farmers and eateries, which made us feel like we were tasting authentic, quality food. We walked away...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Juliet! Thanks for your lovely review and for coming on the tour. It was great to have you. Hopefully I'll see you again soon in Toulouse so you can put that learning into practice. :)

Reviewed December 7, 2018

Amazing tour! I had some friends visiting from Scotland and I was looking for a fun yet informative tour to do in Toulouse. With the food culture in this region of France being so important a food tour was the perfect option. Our group was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JessHammer, Owner at Taste of Toulouse, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Thanks for your review, Laura! It was great to have you and your friends for a tour. I'm so glad you've been back to the producers that we visit. One of my main goals is supporting small, local producers. Best, Jessica

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