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2020: the Season of Unpredictability

2020 has been nothing short of __________________________________ (insert favorite adjective/phrase here). In the spring we were on the verge of starting our eighth season delivering top-notch food tours in three of our favorite areas of St. Louis. And then it all came to a screeching halt when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.  For the safety of our guests, the staff and owners of the restaurants we feature, and our tour guides,  we knew that the Savor Saint Louis Food Tours simply could not begin. Not soon after, restaurants had to shut down, some temporarily and some permanently. This entire season we’ve watched and listened to our partners in St. Louis and to other food tour operators across the globe.  Early on we remained optimistic that the tours would start by mid-summer and, as time went by, perhaps by early fall….

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August 14, 2020

Tried and True Travel Apps We ❤️ and Recommend

’Tis the Season to Travel. Well, okay. Every season is travel season for some. And there are a plethora of travel apps available to “make it easier” for you to travel. But who has the time to try them all out to see which one(s) work? In our continued effort to share great tips and steer you in the right direction, our intrepid Savor Saint Louis Food Tours tour guides and behind the scenes support have provided their tried and true new and old school travel applications for you. Free smartphone travel apps we rely upon Vinnie: Google Maps – while this may seem obvious to most, there’s a trick a lot of people don’t know. You can download a fairly large section of map (easily as big as an entire city) for offline viewing and navigating. This is super…

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February 26, 2020

Italy in all its Glory and Food

Venice, Italy. What could be more fun than to go to one of the most famous cities in the world, soak in its culture, and enjoy the fabulous food? For us, that included taking a food tour while there. Venice Bites Food Tour was the perfect tour to take to get a feel for the…

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May 7, 2018

What’s the wackiest guided tour you’ve ever taken?

Being a food tour guide has opened my eyes to a whole new world when traveling. When that realization set in — that a whole slew of other types of guided tours besides food tours existed — a light bulb went off. So when I set out to find just what some of those other…

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February 9, 2018

Now Hiring: Food Tour Guide

Food Tour Guide   Compensation: Competitive hourly wage + generous gratuities. Savor Saint Louis Food Tours is currently looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable local foodies with a love for St. Louis to join our company as tour guides.   We are staffing up now to cover our new Downtown St. Louis walking food tour. Guides must have excellent communication and presentation skills, exude confidence, charisma and charm! Also must have the ability to walk a 1.5+ mile route with ease and have an appreciation for good food. Tour guides are compensated hourly plus any gratuities their food tourists would like to give upon the completion of the tour. Our food tours are scheduled for three hours every Friday and Saturday with the goal to add days and times throughout the week as we expand.   If interested, please email a short…

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January 30, 2018

Savor Saint Louis Food Tours Helping Others in our Community

Thanks to Savor Saint Louis Food Tours, Operation Food Search is receiving additional funding to help fight hunger in the region. Savor Saint Louis Food Tours celebrated its newest walking food tour in downtown St. Louis and five years of business by giving back to the community. Savor Saint Louis Food Tours donated 15 percent from each food tour taken during the month of October, which has amounted to nearly $600.   “We are so grateful to Savor Saint Louis Food Tours for their generosity,” Steve Baer, finance associate, Operation Food Search said. “This contribution will help feed more than 20 families for an entire week and provide a cooking demonstration for ten children and their parents. One hungry child is one too many, and we thank Savor Saint Louis Food Tours and the staff for being important advocates and…

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November 13, 2017

San Juan Food Tour Review

One of our tour guides, Natalie, recently took a trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and found a food tour to be a great introduction to the island’s culture. Here’s here recap of the experience! Given that neither of us had ever been to Puerto Rico, a food tour was at the top of my…

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August 6, 2017

Hello, Summer.

One of the best things about living — or visiting St. Louis you’ll find is all the free and inexpensive things there are to do around town. No matter your age or the activities you like, you’ll find something to do that won’t require you to break open your piggy bank. Not only is our…

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June 22, 2017

DC Metro Food Tour Offers Gourmet Pop Tarts, Politics and More

Savor Saint Louis Food Tour’s tour guide Shawna recently visited DC and, of course, had to check out DC Metro Food Tour’s Capitol Hill Food Tour for us and report back.   We’re happy to say she had, not only a tour that satisfied in food sampling, but on learning about the rich history of…

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April 27, 2017

Savor Saint Louis in Puerto Vallarta

Next food stop with our Savor team: Puerto Vallarta   Nothing like visiting somewhere a little more tropical when it’s winter where you’re from. And that’s just what Vinnie of our Savor Saint Louis team did over the winter break. However, visiting Puerto Vallarta any time of the year is always nice.    And of…

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February 14, 2017