Michele Topor, Inc.

Zerve Seller: MicheleTopor

A professional chef by training, Michele is one of Boston's leading authorities on Italian food, wine and culture. She is the recipient of numerous professional diplomas from, among others, Marcella Hazan, Giuliano Bugialli and Madeleine Kamman.

As a 40 year plus resident of Boston’s North End, Michele designed The North End Market Tour to introduce her cooking class participants to her neighborhood and sources for authentic Italian ingredients. Since 1994, Michele and her personally trained guides have shared their passion for the food and wine of Italy on this walking cooking class. In 2006, the Chinatown Market Tour was added to acquaint her audience with yet another of Boston's colorful ethnic enclaves.

The tours have been featured on television - including Travel Channel, TVFood Network, HGTV and CNN, on the radio, and in various national and international publications.

Join us on a culinary walking tour of Boston's "Little Italy" (North End) and Chinatown, and let us be your passport to unlocking the secrets of the world's healthiest cuisines.
3,047 Reviews Rating: 4.8 4.8 out of 5.0
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Last 3 months 54 149 0 = 149 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 84 225 0 = 225 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 167 445 2 = 443 99% 4.8
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
  Date Attended Gender Age Where From Group Type
Rating: 5
excellent tour
Mon, Aug 31  10:00 AM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Attended: North End Market Tour
Beth, our tour guide was wonderful & obviously had a great relationship with all the locals in the community. We had more than ample food to sample and she gave great information --- well worth the price and highly recommend to anyone who enjoys Italian food.
Rating: 5
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Sat, Aug 29  10:00 AM Female 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Attended: North End Market Tour
Even tho members of our group were familiar with the North End we all learned valuable insights I to the neighborhood itself as well as great tips on cooking real authentic Italian food. Highly recommend.
Rating: 5
Better than expected
Sat, Aug 29  10:00 AM Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Attended: North End Market Tour
The amount of detail that went in to the tour was amazing. Our guide was very knowldegable and taught us quite a bit about the regional foods and ways to prepare them.
Rating: 4
Taking the time to explore the food of the No. End
Fri, Aug 28  3:00 PM Female 50-59 Local Couple on a Date
Attended: North End Market Tour
It was nice to be able to learn about places that you don't go to if you don't live day to day in the North End.

We ended the tour and stayed at a restaurant recommended and it made for a very pleasant experience.
Rating: 5
Excellent tour guide!!
Wed, Aug 26  2:00 PM Female 60-69 Local Other
Attended: North End Market Tour
Suzi made the tour..she was was so knowledgeable and fun..would highly recommend her..loved testing things I never have had before..