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Little Bites: Tastes from Isolation

A free virtual cookbook featuring food-people and restaurants from throughout Wellington County, Ontario. We’ll roll out submitted recipe pages two at a time throughout May and into June. These downloadable *pairings* will continue until the book is complete and housed online here for you to access as a whole towards the beginning of June 2020. All art and layout by Jenna Kessler jennakessler.com

Proud 50 over 50 Entrepreneur

Lynn was honoured to receive a Wise 50 over 50 National Award in 2018. The WISE 50 over 50 Award recognizes and celebrates Canadian Entrepreneurs over the age of 50! The newest and fastest growing segment of entrepreneurship is led by people over the age of 50. It’s time to recognize their accomplishments and let all…

Guelph Today: Go behind the scenes of Guelph’s most diverse eateries

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Taste Detours is proud to announce the release of its television show, Taste Detours: Guelph – a six-episode series that focuses on food in Guelph. Created with Bell Fibe TV1 in 2018, each episode offers interviews with owners, chefs and food champions, taking the viewer behind the scenes for a taste of some of Guelph’s…

A Taste of Place: Taste Detours in Guelph

Taste Detours highlights Guelph’s history by mapping it from one culinary experience to the next, offering an authentic “taste of place.” Lynn Broughton, founder of Taste Detours (tastedetours.ca, 1-866-736-6343), spent eight years with Downtown Guelph Business Association, marketing shops, restaurants and great events in Guelph’s downtown core. Taste Detours evolved from her passion for the…

Read about Sue Nador’s Guelph Adventure with Taste Detours

We had the great pleasure of touring Via Rail writer, Sue Nador & son around downtown Guelph. A DAY TRIP TO GUELPH March 9, 2018  “Want to visit Guelph?” I ask my 20-something–year-old son. We feel a mid-winter itch to escape the big city. Only an hour train ride from Toronto, Guelph seemed like a first-rate…

Guelph Flavours: Connecting through storytelling

Storytelling has the power to connect and build community. Most cities will, of course, assert stories of their uniqueness — of their roots, their successes and what they’ve amounted to today. In this way, Guelph may not be different, but we really do have much to boast about. We’re a city of firsts since our…

Learning Guelph #StepBiteStep: Taste Detours

by Karen Kessel of Planet Realty‘s blog, Guelphism: The age-old frustration with not knowing where to go for dinner; or getting stuck in a rut of frequenting the same places time and again for fear of branching out and being disappointed; has met its match in Guelph’s Taste Detours. The new way to explore Downtown’s exceptional offerings is To…

Local walking tour tells the story of Guelph’s history and culture through local cuisine

By Brianna Bell of Guelph Today: Walk, Eat, learn and be happy In late 2015, Lynn Broughton made the decision to highlight the culture and cuisine of Downtown Guelph by launching its first ever guided cultural and culinary walking tour known as Taste Detours.  A Guelph resident for twenty years, Broughton has been long passionate about the Downtown core.…

Taste Detours: Mapping Guelph’s Culinary Curiosities – #stepbitestep

A conversation between Lynn Broughton & Chris Tiessen Gourmands. Chowhounds. Edible Adventurists. Gastro-nomads. They’ve been around for quite a few years now. The phenomenon of food porn is a cultural reality. Hosts of mobile users tweet, facebook, and instagram their meals — eager to share their experience of good taste and to promote best-loved plates and places. ‘This…

On the tip of our tongues

Monday’s Mind Menu looks at Umami: our 5th Taste. This is why we love the funky tastes; the gravies and mushrooms, stinky cheeses and parmesan cheese. “Escoffier, the legendary 19th-century French chef who invented veal stock, felt sure that a savoury fifth taste was the secret of his success, but everyone was too busy gorging on his…

Specialty Tours: Crafted just for you

As we grow our tour offerings, we’re reminded that not everyone can get to us at a specific time on a specific date. Our solution? Custom & private tours! That’s right, we can craft something just for you, for your family, your staff, friends. Name the Occasion! A wedding celebration? A family reunion? Christmas Party.…

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