Paris Paysanne Podcast Episode 19: Women of Paris Tours, Seasonal Cocktails, and Wendy Lyn

Paris Paysanne Podcast

In episode 19 of the Paris Paysanne Podcast I talk with Heidi Evans, founder of Women in Paris tours. We'll also be introducing a new segment, Seasonal Cocktails, brought to us by Paris cocktail specialist Forest Collins of 52 Martinis then I'm joined by local restaurant expert Wendy Lyn to talk about why, and where, she loves eating in Paris. 

Women of Paris Tours, Paris Paysanne Podcast

Heidi Evans is a Londoner who loves the daily adventure of living in Paris. She works as a freelance tour guide and, since August last year, runs walking tours about women's history in Paris. In her spare time she loves to read, ride a bike and do the occasional bit of yoga. She has a serious weakness for whipped cream.

Learn more about Women of Paris tours on their website and be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram

Forest Collins/52 Martinis, Paris Paysanne Podcast

Cocktail Expert Forest Collins is the creator of 52martinis, an online guide to the best cocktail bars in Paris and other small batch boozy news, and she will soon release the complimentary bar guide smartphone application. As a freelance drinks writer, she has written for Drinks International, Serious Eats, World’s Best Bars, and PUNCH drinks about the Paris cocktail scene. She regularly judges cocktail competitions, sits on the jury that selects the worlds 50 best bars and especially enjoys carrying out interviews with interesting industry personalities for her audio show/podcast, Paris Cocktail Talk.

You can find the recipe for her original cocktail, The Fifth Season on page 172 of My Paris Market Cookbook. Also, check out the seasonal cocktails menus at the following bars that Forest mentioned: Red House, Mabel, Dirty Dick, and

Wendy Lyn, Paris Paysanne Podcast

Wendy Lyn is a Southerner in Paris who has worked and eaten all over the world from New Orleans to South Africa and everywhere in-between. She has worked as an international restaurant consultant and public relations executive for the top chefs. Restaurants are the epicenter of her social life. and you can find her in one every single day. Her favorite thing to make for dinner is reservations. Paris is literally her kitchen.

Learn more about Wendy's food tours on her website and follow her on Instagram

My Paris Market Cookbook

Planning a trip to Paris? Navigate the city's markets, restaurants, wines shops, cafés, beer bars, and more with the help of My Paris Market Cookbook. In addition to tips on how to make the most out of your trip to Paris, the book has classic French recipes that you can make at home to relive the memories of your time in France! Get your copy now

Paris Paysanne Podcast Episode 18: The New Paris, Les Marchés Français, and Buying Things with Lise

Paris Paysanne Podcast Episode 18: The New Paris, Les Marchés Français, and Buying Things with Lise

In episode 18 of the Paris Paysanne Podcast I talk with Lindsey Tramuta author of The New Paris,  chef and cookbook author Brian DeFehr about his new book Les Marchés Français, and I'm joined by chef Lise Kvan for a spring segment of "Buying Things with Lise".

The American Library in Paris Panel Discussion

On March 7th, 2017 the American Library in Paris hosted an evening about food with guests Kristen Beddard, Jessie Kanelos Weiner and myself.  We spoke about local produce and how Paris is changing when it comes to eating locally and in season. The discussion was graciously moderated by food writer Alexander Lobrano. This podcast is a live recording of the event, beginning with ALP's own Grant Rosenberg who was kind enough to coordinate the event and introduce us to a full audience.