Last week, Bert sat down with me at one of my favorite French bakeries. Patisserie Claude has some of the best croissants I’ve had in New York City and the creamiest latte you could ever hope for. It’s definitely a great place to sit down and get to know of the Foods of New York tour guides a little better.

Tour guide Bert at Patisserie Claude in Greenwich Village

How did you get started with Foods of New York Tours?

Basically I harassed Todd for about five years. I knew him from my first tour guide job as a chocolate tour guide. And they used Zerve, as well, so I kinda knew him from that. Hanging out in the Village, I would see the tours going around.
He said “I’m not hiring right now, em