A region’s culinary traditions inform its history, as evidenced by the Boston Tea Party, the bread riots of the French Revolution, and the ringing of the Liberty Bell to signify Ben Franklin’s snack time. Uncover edible information with today's Groupon: for $29, you get a South Beach Food Tour lunch tour from Miami Culinary Tours (up to a $63.23 value including taxes and fees).
The local guides at Miami Culinary Tours orient palates to the Magic City with informational food tours that explore Miami's diverse neighborhoods and cuisines. On the South Beach Food Tour, groups of gourmands glide through SoBe’s culturally significant district for approximately 2.5 hours, admiring the magnificent art deco structures and experiencing its varied culinary scene at five to seven local eateries. From mom-and-pop establishments to five-star dining, each location tempts taste buds with samplings from different regions ranging from Cuba and Italy to Colombia, Argentina, and Peru as well as Kosher delights and American comfort fare. A grand sweet tasting finale awaits walkers at the conclusion of the tour, piquing appetites with more culinary mystery than Chester Cheetah’s marital status. Experts at each locale will explain the cultural background and ingredients of each dish, as well as the history of each establishment and its role in the vibrant South Beach fork-lifting community.
Miami Culinary Tours
Food is never just food to Miami Culinary Tours; it's a lens into the city's kaleidoscope of cultures and ethnic traditions. Their two- to three-hour walking tours weave through Miami's iconic neighborhoods, linking their history and residents to the flavors of their edible landscape. Over the course of each tour, guests discover local gems, sample time-honored family recipes, and really make it up to their taste buds for licking all those self-adhesive stamps. The guides' anecdotes might add extra spice to the Cuban sandwiches in the heart of Little Havana, or give a glimpse into the craft behind the empanadas cooked in a third-generation Argentinian bakery in South Beach.