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Taste Carolina: Winston-Salem Walking Tours – North Carolina

Whether you`re a local resident or a visitor, let us guide you to six to eight restaurants and shops serving innovative food sourced locally from farm-to-table. You`ll have opportunities to talk with chefs and owners, and along the way, our professional guides will tell you about local history and cool new developments in town. Join us in sampling incredible cuisine while discovering what makes the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina so special.

Thriving business, arts and music communities, amazing architecture, and fantastic restaurants define downtown Winston-Salem. But it`s the friendliness of the residents and a prevailing Southern character that creates a unique urban and independent vibe. On these guided tours, discover how chefs and owners are using locally-sourced ingredients to create masterful contemporary Southern dishes and treats.

Tours are available EVERY Saturday.
(Tours are also available weekdays by advance appointment for groups of eight or more).

Winston-Salem: Downtown to West End Walking Tour
The 1:30 – 4:45 tour explores downtown to the beautiful and historic West End.

Winston-Salem: Downtown to Arts District Walking Tour
The 1:30 – 4:45 tour explores downtown to the lively and eclectic Arts District.
$42.50, $44.98 with service fee
These tours are also available as from 3:30 – 7:00. The cost of this cocktail hour tapas crawl tour is $62.50, $65.02 with service fee.
Register in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/13086
Free public parking is available along the street or in nearby parking decks. Please see http://www.dwsp.org/files/downtown-parking-map.pdf for more information.
Meet in front of Foothills Brewery, 638 W. 4th Street, Winston-Salem at 1:15, please arrive on time as the tours start promptly at 1:30.
Wear comfortable shoes; this tour is about 3 miles of walking.
Runs rain or shine.
Dress appropriately for the weather

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Taste Carolina: Downtown Greensboro Walking Tour – North Carolina

Whether you`re a local resident or a visitor, let us guide you to six to eight restaurants and shops serving innovative food sourced locally from farm-to-table. You`ll have opportunities to talk with chefs and owners, and along the way, our professional guides will tell you about local history and cool new developments in town. Join us in sampling incredible cuisine while discovering what makes the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina so special.

Theaters, parks, galleries and restaurants line the historic Elm street area in downtown Greensboro. On this guided tour of the revitalized downtown, modern culture and incredible food intertwine with over 200 years of history. You`ll talk with chefs and owners who are partnering with nearby small farms to offer fresh, innovative, and eclectic cuisine. From modern upscale restaurants to hole-in-the-wall artisanal food shops to decadent desserts, Greensboro is sure to surprise and delight!

Tours are Available for Registration on this Website EVERY Saturday.
(Tours are also available weekdays by advance appointment for groups of eight or more).
2:00-5:15
$42.50, $44.98 with service fee
Register in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/13086
Free public parking is available along the street or in the nearby Bellemeade parking deck. Please see http://www.downtowngreensboro.org/citylight/go/bellemeade-st-parking-deck for more information.
Meet in front of Undercurrent Restaurant, 327 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro, at 1:45.
Wear comfortable shoes; this tour is about 3 miles of walking.
Runs rain or shine.
Dress appropriately for the weather

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Taste Carolina: Historic Hillsborough Walking Tour – North Carolina

Whether you`re a local resident or a visitor, let us guide you to six to eight restaurants and shops serving innovative food sourced locally from farm-to-table. You`ll have opportunities to talk with chefs and owners, and along the way, our professional guides will tell you about local history and cool new developments in town. Join us in sampling incredible cuisine while discovering what makes the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina so special.

Historic Hillsborough boasts Southern charm, 18th and 19th century architecture, and a vibrant literary and artistic scene. It is also home to fantastic restaurants with a true farm-to-table vibe. Talk with chefs, owners, and farmers while exploring Hillsborough`s history and architecture. Enjoy the warmth and friendliness of the town and, of course, plenty of food… handmade chocolates, locally roasted coffees, famous scones, local beer, organic wine, and a stop at one of the most esteemed restaurants in the Southeast!

Tours are available on selected Saturdays.
(Tours are also available weekdays by advance appointment for groups of eight or more).
11:00-2:15
$42.50, $44.98 with service fee
Register in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/13086
Public parking is available along the street or in nearby lots.
Meet in front of Saratoga Grill, 108 S. Chruton St., Hillsborough at 10:45.
Wear comfortable shoes; this tour is about 2 miles of walking.
Runs rain or shine.
Dress appropriately for the weather

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Taste Carolina: Downtown Raleigh Walking Tour – North Carolina

Whether you`re a local resident or a visitor, let us guide you to six to eight restaurants and shops serving innovative food sourced locally from farm-to-table. You`ll have opportunities to talk with chefs and owners, and along the way, our professional guides will tell you about local history and cool new developments in town. Join us in sampling incredible cuisine while discovering what makes the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina so special.

The capital of North Carolina is home to some of the most dynamic restaurants in the country. Known for effortlessly blending modern architecture with historic buildings and monuments, Raleigh showcases fine dining and eclectic eateries. Whether you`re a resident or a visitor, you`ll enjoy the opportunity to talk with chefs and owners who are serving innovative ethnic and southern cuisine, house-made chocolate, authentic barbecue, beautiful and delicious cupcakes, local beer, and organic wine. There`s something for everyone in Raleigh.

Tours are Available for Registration on this Website EVERY Saturday.
Sunday and Friday tours start in July.
(Tours are also available weekdays by advance appointment for groups of eight or more).
1:30-4:45, 2:00-5:15, & 3:30-7:00
$42.50, $44.98 with service fee
$62.50, $65.68 with service fee
The 3:30 tour includes some alcohol pairings.
Register in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/13086 (Saturdays)
Park in a downtown lot near Fayetteville or Wilmington Sts. in the 100 or 200 S. blocks. The Alexander Square Deck and the Moore Square Deck are close by.
Meet in the lobby of 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh at 1:15, 1:45, or 3:15. This building houses the Raleigh City Museum and is called, The Briggs Building. It is located directly across the street from The Mint Restaurant.
Wear comfortable shoes; this tour is between 2 and 3 miles of walking.
Runs rain or shine.
Dress appropriately for the weather.

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Taste Carolina: Chapel Hill / Carrboro Walking Tour – North Carolina

Whether you`re a local resident or a visitor, let us guide you to six to eight restaurants and shops serving innovative food sourced locally from farm-to-table. You`ll have opportunities to talk with chefs and owners, and along the way, our professional guides will tell you about local history and cool new developments in town. Join us in sampling incredible cuisine while discovering what makes the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina so special.

Go behind the scenes of Carrboro restaurants and its renowned farmers` market, where traditional and modern `farm-to-table` cuisine comes to life. From fine-dining restaurants to mom & pop sandwich shops, sample innovative and upscale southern dishes, house-made chocolates, local meats and cheeses, organic wine, local beer, made-from-scratch pie, and more. Known for being on the forefront of the Slow Food movement and for restaurants that have redefined Southern cooking, Chapel Hill/ Carrboro is one of the best places in the country to live and eat!

Tours are Available EVERY Saturday.
(Tours are also available weekdays by advance appointment for groups of four or more).
11:00-2:15
$42.50, $44.98 with service fee
Register in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/13086
Public parking in Carrboro is available. See http://walkcarrboro.com/map.html for details.
Meet in front of Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro, at 10:45.
Wear comfortable shoes; this tour is between 1.5 and 2 miles of walking.
Runs rain or shine.
Dress appropriately for the weather.

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Taste Carolina: Downtown Durham Walking Tour – North Carolina

Whether you`re a local resident or a visitor, let us guide you to six to eight restaurants and shops serving innovative food sourced locally from farm-to-table. You`ll have opportunities to talk with chefs and owners, and along the way, our professional guides will tell you about local history and cool new developments in town. Join us in sampling incredible cuisine while discovering what makes the Triangle and Triad regions of North Carolina so special.

Home to Duke University, the Durham Performing Arts Center, renovated tobacco warehouses and the Durham Bulls, this town is about cutting edge culture and fantastic food. Let us show you a vibrant city in the midst of its revitalization and introduce you to the restaurants, shops and people that are making Durham one of the nation’s cultural hotspots. From crostini topped with local produce and house-smoked meats to gourmet popsicles to renowned pimento cheese to organic wine and local beer, you will discover all of Durham`s flavors. 

Regularly scheduled Saturday tours are available
(Tours are also available weekdays by advance appointment for groups of eight or more).
2:00-5:15 (1:45-5:00 starting on July 7th)
$42.50, $44.98 with service fee
Register in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/13086
Park at the American Tobacco Warehouse in the North Deck.
See http://www.americantobaccohistoricdistrict.com/driving-directions.html for details.
Meet in front of The Pinhook at 117 W Main Street 15 minutes prior to your tour time.
Wear comfortable shoes; this tour is between 2.5 and 3 miles of walking.
Runs rain or shine.
Dress appropriately for the weather.

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Tour de Food: Davidson, North Carolina

Take a tour of Davidson. A quaint little town full of history and rich in flavor. We will start our tour at the Old Cotton Mill now known as The Brick House Tavern found at 209 Delburg St. From there we will wind our way through historical Davidson down Main St, stopping at 6-7 different restaurants from upscale dining to the soda shop along the way. We will sample some of the finest culinary delights these establishments have to offer paired with dynamic beer and wines at a few stops. You will get to meet the owners and chefs for a very personal experience unlike any other.

Come see how innovative these independently owned restaurants can turn farm fresh food into the most delectable dishes. Eat Drink Walk with us through Davidson.

Our participating establishments:

Davidson Beverage Company

Brickhouse Tavern

Flatiron Kitchen & Taphouse

Toast

Restaurant X

Soda Shop

Campania

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Eating Ashville: Downtown Walking Food Tour

Hungry for a taste of Asheville, but don’t know where to start? Join our Asheville Tour as we explore downtown’s culinary scene. Eating Asheville’s walking food tour leads you through an orchestration of the finest and most delicious sights and tastes that the city has to offer. Join us for an Asheville tour of the city’s unique food culture. You’ll visit 5 to 7 restaraunts, enough for lunch. We support independently owned restaurants. All of our partner restaurants implement a “farm to table” concept, supporting our local family farms, thus keeping the food fresh, amazing, and local! See examples of restaurants visited here.

What to Expect: Our 2.5 hour guided food tasting and cultural tour combines delicious food and drink tastings with some serious fun in historic Downtown Asheville. Our tours are truly educational and delectable! Our tours run several days a week from 2-4:30. Advanced tickets are required. Eating Asheville tours serves enough food for most guests, lunch afterwards is not necessary. You can expect numerous small offerings at 6-9 stops.

Price: The ticket cost of $47 is all inclusive.

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Triangle Food Tour – Downtown Cary Walking Food Tour

Get acquainted with Cary’s rich heritage while experiencing the flavors of the diverse downtown culinary landscape on this guided walking food tour.

Journey with a small group through the heart of Cary’s downtown (often overlooked by Triangle residents), and you will quickly gain a sense of the history and culture that shaped this community. The tour allows you to casually experience first-hand the ambiance and flavor of several unique, hidden culinary gems along the way. All in all, expect an interesting, informative and fun afternoon that will leave you planning a return visit with friends and family. . .

We’ll visit 6-8 different local establishments*, including…

  • A casual cafe that can effortlessly transform into a special evening out without breaking the bank…
  • A fun journey to the past at the area’s original soda fountain…
  • A local restaurant that offers totally unexpected authentic Eastern European cuisine…
  • A place where authentic Cuban cuisine is just one of reasons why Triangle Cubans may call this home…and much more..

*Tour stops can sometimes vary depending upon scheduling and availability

Some Tour Details:

When: Saturdays at 1:30 pm (arrive 10-15 min. before- don’t be late)

Who: Able-bodied adults, no more than 10 people

How Much: $28 per person (+ $2.50 svc chg), includes all tastings at 6-8 restaurants

Weather: Tours are rescheduled if there is a cancellation due to severe weather

What’s it like: Delicious, fun and informative (but remember we’ll be walking approx. half of the 2 1/2 – 3 hours)

What to wear: Comfortable clothes & walking shoes

Where to meet: 10-15 minutes before departure outside The Page Walker Hotel, 119 Ambassador Way, Cary–Free parking in the adjacent lot

Where to buy tickets: Check tour dates, reserve on-line and pay a minimum of 24 hours in advance of tour date. Click here for available dates and tickets as they tend to fill up fast.

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Triangle Food Tour – Durham Walking Food Tour

Discover West Durham’s historic past and capture the flavor of the culinary present.

On this guided journey through the streets of downtown West Durham we’ll be pausing numerous times for sample tastings and personal tales from some of the area’s most unique, hidden culinary gems. Along the way, you’ll gain some new insights of West Durham’s “gritty”, “eclectic”, blue-collar, tobacco & textile roots that are the foundation for this community’s now thriving leadership role in medicine, the performing arts and regional cuisine.

We’ll visit 6-8 different local establishments*, including…

  • One of downtown Durham’s iconic Italian restaurants that just moved to a new West Village location …
  • A local place where you can count on nightly fresh fish specials with a seasonal twist…
  • A unique bistro where you’ll experience the taste, look and feel of Southern France…
  • A local establishment that redefines the classic American steakhouse with an Argentinean flare…and much more..

*Tour stops can sometimes vary depending upon scheduling and availability

Some Tour Details:

When: Saturdays at 2:15 pm (arrive 10-15 min. before- don’t be late)

Who: Able-bodied adults, no more than 10 people

How Much: $28 per person (+ $2.50 svc chg), includes all tastings at 6-8 restaurants

Weather: Tours are rescheduled if there is a cancellation due to severe weather

What’s it like: Delicious, fun and informative (but remember we’ll be walking approx. half of the 3 hours)

What to wear: Comfortable clothes & walking shoes

Where to meet: 10-15 minutes before departure at The King’s Daughters Inn lobby, 204 North Buchanan Blvd, Durham–Free parking in the lot behind this B & B

Where to buy tickets: Check tour dates, reserve on-line and pay a minimum of 24 hours in advance of tour date. Click here for available dates and tickets as they tend to fill up fast.

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