Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part#4)

Sunday and Monday were “free” days to explore the city of Lyon on our own. Sunday: Our group took the tram up to the Aquarium du Grand Lyon. The fish were separated by where they are indigenous to, which was nice because we were able to see which fish were closer to us and which were absolutely not. One of…

Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part#3)

Our day started with a tour of Lyon’s Historic Silk industry. The town was filled with houses built just for the 30,000 silk makers which inhabited Lyon during the 19th century and also many traboules, which were used in this town as pathways to make the transportation of the silk much easier. The silk makers lived in a small room…

Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part #2)

On day three of our trip we began the day by visiting an indoor/ covered gourmet market called Les Halles de Lyon- Paul Bocuse. It was¬†named after the famous chef, Paul Bocuse who is a legendary chef in France. This market has some of the best chefs around including several Michelin star rated chefs. Today we were able to walk…