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West Palm Beach Food Tours: Downtown Tour – West Palm Beach, Florida

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Put on your walking shoes and bring your appetite for a fun, entertaining and delicious way to learn about West Palm Beach. Sip, sample and savor the flavor of South Florida with 12 generous tastings from the best locally owned restaurants. Of course, we’ll sprinkle in a bit of history, architecture and culture to round out your perfect afternoon in sunny South Florida.

What to expect

Expect plenty of delicious food tastings that help tell the story of West Palm Beach. You’ll learn about the plight of our commercial key lime groves while enjoying a key lime tart. Meet local restaurant owners and chefs. Walk by historically significant buildings and stop to take pictures of colorful street art. Discover what it’s like to live in West Palm Beach.

Our enthusiastic local tour guides are culinary storytellers, and we love to entertain and educate. At the end of the tour you’ll know what a tamarind is, you’ll be able to name a few of our famous residents and you’ll have a long list of things you’ll want to do while visiting West Palm Beach. We want you to go home with tasty memories of your visit! As Erma Bombeck said, “I am not a glutton – I’m an explorer of food.”

What are you waiting for? We have all the ingredients you need for an afternoon of delicious fun!

Tastings?

  • Savor an Ahi Tuna Tostada piled high with a fresh mango and avocado salsa.
  • Enjoy Pan con Tomate at The Blind Monk.
  • Meet a local celebrity chef at Hullabaloo Italian Gastropub and enjoy a surprise tasting.
  • Sample fresh tropical juices from Ganache Bakery Café.
  • Taste an award-winning pizza at Pizza Girls.
  • Enjoy a taste of paradise as you bite into a delicious Key Lime Tart.
  • Sip a refreshing Cuban Mojito inspired wine cocktail in a chic wine bar.
  • Discover a hidden courtyard complete with a retro Airstream trailer.
  • Admire our vibrant street art.
  • Learn how to open a coconut.
  • Discover Delicious Downtown West Palm Beach.

When?

Tuesdays through Saturdays

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

How Much?

$65 adults, $45 children (ages 12 & under), free (ages 3 & under, not eating)

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What’s Included?

13 food and drink tastings

How Far?

1 mile with plenty of air-conditioned stops along the way.  Our longest walk without stopping is 2.5 blocks.

Who?

All ages and fitness levels are welcome, but the tour will be most enjoyed by teens and adults.

Capacity?

12 guests per tour.

What to Wear?

Weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Yes…shorts are perfectly acceptable!

Weather Conditions?

Tour runs rain or shine, and we use the trolley on rainy days to stay out of the rain as much as possible.

Meeting Point?

We meet near the Evernia Street Parking Garage, 333 Evernia Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Exact meeting point will be on your tour confirmation.

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Miami Culinary Tours: South Beach Food Tour – Miami, Florida

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EXPERIENCE THE CULTURE, HISTORY & CULINARY DELIGHTS OF SOUTH BEACH

Join us at the South Beach Miami Food Tour to savor tasty treasures inside the beating heart of Miami Beach during a fun and engaging architectural, historical and walking tour of the Art Deco Historic District, with a culinary twist. Enjoy delicious tastings at hole-in-the-wall and mom & pop type of restaurants. Taste the best of Miami Beach’s global cuisine (“melting-pot”) with its predominate Latin, European, and American comfort food, uncovering the hidden hotspots for ceviche, authentic empanadas, homemade Cuban dishes, Refajo drink and much more. You will sit and relax while savoring different dishes, as well as stand and eat on the go as in a cosmopolitan city.

WHAT YOU WILL EXPERIENCE:

– Hear the dramatic, inspiring history & architecture of the Art Deco district.

– Get to see different movie locations and learn about the most important landmarks in the district.

– Visit local favorite restaurants and hole-in-the wall delicious ethnic eateries.

– Enjoy tastings at places where locals eat and get to know what restaurants to avoid.

– Meet people from all over the world who bond in the common interest for great culinary findings.

All food in included in the ticket price and equivalent to a full meal

ARTISAN FLORIBBEAN CUISINE

Savor one of the freshest ceviche (“seh-BEE-chay”) in town – done the traditional way. Ceviche is an old tradition in South America. Try a delicious ceviche with passion fruit, canchita and other authentic ingredients at a beautiful tavern where you will experience the real local ambiance.  A cooling beer cocktail enhances the experience at this local gem labelled ‘Best Colombian Restaurant in Miami Beach’ by The Sun Post

MIAMIAN’S FAVORITE BITE

Get a lesson of empanadas and try the most popular among locals. Crunchy on the outside filled with beef and smoked potato inside,  this traditional empanada with ahi sauce will make a perfect start to your edible journey.

A TASTE OF OLD HAVANA

Enjoy the local ambiance, and an old Havana atmosphere in this beloved local institution, while devouring a Cuban classic. Get to taste homemade mojo with your main dish of beef ropa vieja and sweet plantains mariquitas. Learn the secrets of Cuban cuisine as your guide explains each of the ingredients of this delectable dish.

MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE

Run by a young family from Verona, Italy, their vegetarian pocket made with a 300 year old recipe “mother dough” filled with homemade pesto, feta cheese, spinach and other delectable ingredients will leave you wondering how can you make another stop at this all-organic hole-in-the wall place that you certainly should not miss while you are back in the neighborhood

MOROCCAN DELICACY

You can almost taste the air of old-world Miami-glam as you float up the steps through the grand art deco entrance of  the Tides South Beach hotel where interiors are golden and glamorous. Once owned by Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace, learn the different components of what makes its luxurious interiors classic Art Deco. Tempt your senses with delicious Moroccan Cuisine at the hands of chef Omar.

A SWEET & SALTY TREAT

Crispy crunchy on the outside, moist and light on the inside combined with a sweet and salty special coating, this Spanish treat filled with homemade dulce de leche is served hot for a melt-in-your-mouth experience served minutes after made at a casual cafeteria

AUTHENTIC ITALIAN

The finest Italian ingredients melt languidly in the mouth with award-winning gelato – rightfully winning the title of  “Best Gelato in Miami” by The Miami New Times

RESTAURANTS:

Taverna Bolivar, The Tides Hotel South Beach, Manolos on the Beach, Habanos Cuban Cuisine or Larios On The Beach, Blocks Deli, Milani Gelateria.

WHY TAKE A TOUR WITH US:

– We are not your typical tour guide. We are local food experts who are energetic, fun, passionate and filled with wonderful neighborhood stories to share.

– Our guests get VIP treatment; preferred restaurant sections are assigned, and dishes served within minutes after we sit down.

– Generous servings to cater for every appetite.

– We keep our tours small giving everyone a personalized experience.

– We will introduce you to some of the best local places most visitors would never find.

VEGETARIANS:

We fully cater for vegetarians and/or non-beef, non-chicken, non-pork or non-fish diets. People that require gluten-free diets will have to pass on some of the tastings. We are not able to accommodate food allergies.

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Madrid Food Tour: Market and Tapas Tour – Madrid, Spain

Market & Tapas Tour in Madrid

Offered two nights per week, experience the best of Spanish cuisine with Madrid Food Tour on an insider’s tour of the city’s most beautiful and historic market, as well as three of its best tapas bars. Start at the stunning San Miguel Market, where you’ll learn about the market’s rich history and discover its tempting food stalls– your guide will advise you on the best bites to try. After exploring (and sampling plenty along the way) you’ll take a short walk your first tapas bar, and begin your evening of Spanish tapeo.

A Variety of Tastings

You’ll start the Market Tasting Tour with a traditional Madrileño aperitif, followed by small bites and at least two tapas and one beverage at each tapas bar. The tour includes all food tastings (10+) and four beverages.

History & Culture

There is no better way to get to know a city than through its cuisine, and our Market and Tapas Tour is a great introduction to Spanish cuisine and culture. You’ll see napkins thrown on the floor and Spaniards who prefer eating standing up rather than sitting down, and your guide will share their tricks for getting free tapas around town.

An Insider’s Food Guide

Tour guests will be provided with a useful guide of Madrid’s specialty food shops and restaurants, as well as some suggestions for other meals and Spanish specialties. These priceless recommendations will ensure a successful culinary stay in the city.

When: Thursday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m. (other dates by request)
Price: 95€ per person
What’s included: 10+ tastings, including 4 bites in the market and at least 6 tapas.
Who: People who love to eat and try new things (note, all group tours are currently in English).
Capacity: Generally 7 people per tour (larger tours possible by request).
What to wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes, & sun protection or winter gear depending on the season
Weather conditions: Food tours take place rain or shine
Where: Meeting point and drop off in the center of Madrid

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Madrid Food Tour: Tapas, Taverns & History Tour – Madrid, Spain

Tapas, Taverns and History in Madrid

Discover Madrid after dark on our enchanting Tapas, Taverns & History Tour. Our guide James (a local travel and food writer) will take you to four wonderful tapas bars well-loved by the locals, as well as lead you through the old city, showing you the sights and bringing alive the capital’s culture and history.

Our guests love this tour for its unbeatable combination of delicious food and wine (you’ll be full-up and glowing by the end) as well as culture, sights and history. It’s the best way to understand and appreciate all that Madrid has to offer!

Tapas Like a Local

At the first bar – a beautiful, tile-lined Madrid tavern – you’ll whet your appetite like a Madrileño, with a classic Spanish aperitif. At the next two bars – both dripping with atmosphere and full of locals – you’ll indulge in a selection of mouth-watering tapas and excellent Spanish wines (or another drink if you prefer). Finally, we’ll wind up in the city’s literary quarter, eating and drinking fantastic local fare. Throughout, James will help you understand the delicious food, the variety of wines and the deeply-rooted gastronomic traditions of this exhilarating country.

Madrid’s History & Culture

Between bars you’ll wend through charming medieval streets, pass famous monuments and discover the hidden treasures of this fabulous city. A consummate storyteller, James will bring the stories and fables of Madrid’s remarkable past alive, telling you about the infamous Spanish Inquisition, the lost remains of three great Spanish artists, the dramatic Siege of Madrid during the Spanish civil war, and more.

An Insider’s Food Guide

Tour guests will be provided with a useful guide of the shops and restaurants we visit on the tour, as well as some suggestions for other meals and Spanish food specialties. These priceless recommendations will ensure a successful culinary stay in the city.

When: Most Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday evenings, other days by request (check our booking calendar for all open upcoming dates)
Time: We meet for the tour at 7:30 p.m.
Price: 95€ per person
What’s included: At least 10 tapas and 4 beverages (enough for dinner), plus lot’s of great information.
Who: People who love to eat and try new things (note, all group tours are currently in English).
Capacity: Generally 7 people per tour (larger tours possible by request).
What to wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes, & sun protection or winter gear depending on the season
Weather conditions: Food tours take place rain or shine
Where: Meeting point and drop off in the center of Madrid

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Madrid Food Tour: Market Tasting Tour – Madrid, Spain

Market Tasting Tour in Madrid

Offered in the morning when the markets at at their best,  experience the highlights of Spanish cuisine with Madrid Food Tour on an insider’s tour of the city’s most beautiful and historic markets. Start at the stunning San Miguel Market, where you’ll learn about the market’s rich history and discover its tempting food stalls– your guide will advise you on the best bites to try. After exploring (and sampling plenty along the way) you’ll take a short walk to the Antón Martín market where the vendors will be waiting to tempt you with special tastes of their best offerings. Your guide will explain this special locals’ market and how it survived some tough times. There might even be some surprises in store!

A Variety of Tastings

You’ll start the Market Tasting Tour with a traditional Madrileño aperitif, followed by small bites and tastings throughout each of the markets. The tour includes all food tastings (10+) and three beverages. Most people are full after this tour, but your guide will also give you some suggestions for continuing on your gastronomic quest!

History & Culture

There is no better way to get to know a city than through its cuisine, and our Market Tasting Tour is a great introduction to Spanish cuisine and culture. You’ll see napkins thrown on the floor and Spaniards who prefer eating standing up rather than sitting down, and your guide will share their tricks for getting free tapas around town.

An Insider’s Food Guide

Tour guests will be provided with a useful guide of Madrid’s specialty food shops and restaurants, as well as some suggestions for other meals and Spanish specialties. These priceless recommendations will ensure a successful culinary stay in the city.

When: Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday at 11:00 a.m. (other dates by request)
Price: 65€ per person adult, 50€ children (11 & under)
What’s included: 10+ tastings including olives, cheese, charcuterie, ham, and more!
Who: Anyone of any age who loves food and fun (note, all group tours are currently only offered in English)
Capacity: Generally, 10 people per tour (larger groups available by request).
What to wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes, & sun protection or winter gear depending on the season
Weather conditions: Food tours take place rain or shine
Where: Meeting point and drop off in the center of Madrid

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Madrid Food Tour: Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Tour – Madrid, Spain

A Unique Food Experience

Our Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Tour is a perfect introduction to Spanish cuisine with a focus on Madrid. Designed for tourists and locals alike, we will visit some of the city’s best eateries, markets, and shops. The signature Madrid Food Tour is like visiting a fellow foodie friend and spending the morning checking out their favorite spots in the city.

A Variety of Tastings

Together we will sample about fifteen different specialties, with tastings including everything from sweet local pastries to savory cured meats and cheeses. We won’t forget about beverages either– you will have your choice of sampling Spanish wine, beer, and/or soft drinks, and every tour includes two drinks. We’ll be stopping at the beautiful San Miguel food market, one of Madrid’s best pastry shops, an authentic Spanish deli, a traditional tapas bar and more. All food tastings (enough for lunch) are included in the price of the tour.

History & Culture

We cannot ignore Madrid’s beautiful architecture and vibrant culture. As we walk from place to place on the signature tour, we will learn about some of Madrid’s most emblematic monuments and plenty of quirky cultural facts. If you have any questions, just ask your guide!

An Insider’s Food Guide

Tour guests will be provided with a useful guide of the shops and restaurants we visit on the tour, as well as some suggestions for other meals and Spanish food specialties. These priceless recommendations will ensure a successful culinary stay in the city.

When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, other days by request
Time: We meet for the tour at 10:30 a.m.
Price: 95€ per adult, 70€ per child
What’s included: At least 15 food tastings and 2 beverages, including a tapas style lunch!
Who: Anyone of any age who loves food (note, all group tours are currently in English)
Capacity: Generally 10 people per signature tour, larger groups with modified itinerary by request
What to wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes, & sun protection
Weather conditions: Food tours take place rain or shine
Where: Meeting point and drop off in the center of Madrid
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Chicago Chocolate Tours

Join us for a Chicago Chocolate Tour, and enjoy a guided walking and tasting tour to select chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes, including secret chocolate treasures, plus famous favorites!

We tour all year round, 52 weeks a year, and our tours are exciting and inviting. Public tours are $40 per person (please see below for schedules), and private tours are also available.

Chicago Chocolate Tour is a fun and educational 2 1/2 to 3 hour guided walking and tasting tour of select chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes, including traditional and non-traditional chocolate locations. You’ll visit some of Chicago’s most popular chocolate stores, and some of the city’s secret chocolate treasures, as you delve deeply into the rich history of chocolate and discover chocolate in expected as well as surprising places.

Learn about fine chocolates, the world history of chocolate, and Chicago’s beautiful architecture as you savor the flavors, and walk off the calories!

The cost is $40 for a public tour.

Chocolate tour routes and schedules:

Chocolate Locations of the Downtown Loop
Frango – Loop, Charbonnel and Walker at Macy’s, Toni Patisserie, FM Artisan Chocolates at Fannie May, Argo – Marquette.  (Note: the first stops are boutiques or areas located inside the old Marshall Field’s / Macy’s building, so this route is particularly wonderful if you’re looking to spend time indoors, such as due to weather or mobility.) Mondays at 12:45 pm; Thursdays at 12:45 pm; Fridays at 12:45 pm

Chocolate Locations of the Magnificent Mile and Gold Coast
Teuscher Chocolates, More Cupcakes, Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafters, Candyality, Argo – Gold Coast. Tuesdays at 2:45 pm; Wednesdays at 2:45 pm & 5:45 pm; Saturdays at 9:45 am, 12:45 pm, and 3:45 pm; Sundays at 10:45 am and 1:45 pm -

Chocolate Locations of Lakeview
Argo – Broadway, Bobtail Ice Cream, ~New~ Spare Parts featuring a pop-up shop from a Chicago Chocolate Tours *Visiting Chocolatier*, Loose Leaf Lounge, KC Chocolatier. Meet outside of Argo at 3135 N. Broadway. Walking level: Intermediate. Saturdays at 2:45 pm; Sundays at 2:45 pm

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Carmel Food Tours: Downtown Food Tour – Carmel, CA

You will take a leisurely stroll through the heart of Carmel, taste a specially-selected variety of foods and wines from local restaurants and boutique shops, and become acquainted with the unique history and culture of this magical city.

Our Downtown Food Tour is a three-hour, guided tour of Carmel’s most interesting attractions. Our tour offers food tastings from seven unique eateries coupled with insightful presentations of Carmel’s cultural, historical, and architectural highlights provided by knowledgeable and entertaining local guides.

Our 1.2 mile tour is suitable for all fitness levels, open to all children, but is most appropriate for ages thirteen and up. See FAQ for additional comments about children

Whether you are an occasional visitor or a Carmel resident, our walking tour is the perfect way to get to know the culture, sights and food of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Let us take you on a voyage of discovery of the best of Carmel-by-the-Sea!

Carmel Tours – For The Food
Let us take you on a voyage of culinary delights. Enjoy the tastes from seven of Carmel’s most unique restaurants and specialty shops. We’re sure you’ll find that these flavorful and well-balanced tastings add up to an enjoyable lunch that is both pleasant and filling.

Carmel Tours – For The History
Take a stroll through the culture and architecture that make Carmel-by-the-Sea California’s most unique artist’s colony. Our tour guides are eager to share their passion and knowledge of Carmel with you and provide you with a glimpse into local area flavor, culture, art, architecture, and history. Who knows, you might even see the occasional celebrity!

Your Carmel tour will last about three hours and offer you delicious nibbles that are an adequate lunch for most, all included in the ticket price of $69.00.

Delicious food specialties are served on the Carmel Food Tour (subject to change):

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Buenos Aires Food Tours: San Telmo Food Tour – Buenos Aires, Argentina

San Telmo is characterized by cafes and restaurants, tango parlors, art galleries and antique shops lining its old cobbled streets, and is a must-visit for anybody coming to Buenos Aires.  San Telmo is a hive of activity and it’s alive with musicians and street performers dancing tango at all hours of the day.  Our local foodie guide will lead you to the enchanting gems of small coffee houses and food parlors that serve some of the most delicious foods – while learning about the history and architecture of the area.

This is a very traditional part of the city, with courtyards and side-streets where you are likely to come across an old café serving fabulous Malbec wine and delicious empanadas. Of course you can’t eat and drink all day (at least not without changing shape), so we will also visit antique boutiques and stores and take in the very Argentinean style of culture that makes San Telmo what it is: a traditional barrio offering exceptional cuisine, superb wine and great shopping – but where do you go? That’s where we come in.

You will see a side of Buenos Aries that few tourists ever will. Our Culinary tour of San Telmo is one that should not be missed.

*food tastings and stops subject to change without notice

Price: U$S 75 per person (all food and drinks included in price)
When: Tuesdays and Fridays
*Daily private tours available upon request and subject to availability
Time:
12:30 PM
Tour Duration: approx. 3 hours
Meeting point: San Telmo (exact location disclosed on confirmation email)
Weather & Dress: Tour takes place rain or shine. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

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Hong Kong Foodie: Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour – Hong Kong, China

Taste your way through the old neighborhoods of Central and Sheung Wan. Along the 3.5-hour food tour, discover some of Hong Kong’s favorite food as you stroll along Hong Kong’s side streets and learn about how this area evolved from a fishing village to the colonial administration district to today’s international financial center. There will be six tasting locations and all food will be included in the ticket price of HK$600.

Savor the Food — Our journey will take us to six family-run tasting locations in the Central and Sheung Wan neighborhoods.  Each eatery has been specially selected not only to represent the best examples of Hong Kong cuisine but also for the unique and interesting stories behind them.  Samples of Hong Kong food and drinks are included in the ticket price.  We recommend that you eat a hearty breakfast or a light, early lunch before the food tour.  If you have any dietary preferences or restrictions, please indicate when you purchase your tickets.  Here’s a preview of what you’ll experience at our tasting locations:

Wonton Noodle Shop:  Mouth-watering wontons with fresh shrimp and noodles, served in soup prepared for hours from a family recipe will be the highlight of our first stop.  You will learn about what makes the wonton and the soup so special.

Roast Meat Restaurant:  Taste some succulent barbecued pork rice and find out how the owner can roast such juicy meat.

Fresh Juice:  Feeling a little tired? Sample some refreshing juice before continuing on our walk. Discover how the elements of this juice help balance the other tastings on the tour. We will share with you all the steps it takes to make this fresh juice. You might even catch a glimpse of the juicing process as well.

Tea House:  To help digestion, we will try a selection of “cha” (tea) at a private tea house set in a Chinese courtyard.  Learn about the different types of teas and how to prepare and serve them in the proper way practiced over centuries.

Dim Sum Corner:  Look for Hong Kong people’s favorites at this unique neighborhood dim sum house.  Savor a selection of dim sum, both steamed and fried, and check out others you could try when you return.

Local Bakery:  For dessert, taste one of the tarts hot out of the oven at this local bakery. They also serve a large variety of traditional Hong Kong baked goods.

Experience History, Architecture & Culture — Along our food tour, your local Foodie guide will share stories behind Hong Kong’s development, introduce you to important historical figures, and lead you to beautiful colonial architecture that still remains.  We will also tell you fun facts about Central & Sheung Wan and help you uncover an interesting, little shop hidden in the neighborhood that even most locals miss.  As we meander from one tasting location to another, we will also walk through an open market, watch how locals buy fresh fish and if you’re lucky, you might be able to take a peek of a cage of snakes in front of a shop selling snake soup and wine.

Who should take this Foodie Tour?

Our food tour is perfect for those who do not know what to try at a local restaurant but want to taste some of the best Hong Kong food.  Even if you know what to order, we will take you to some unique gems in Hong Kong that even many locals do not know about.  In addition, if you are curious about how some of these restaurants evolved and remained popular among locals for the last 60 years, our Foodie guides will show you a different side of this commercial area away from the busy shopping malls and typical sightseeing spots.

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