A walking tour acquaints you with the city around you, helping you avoid disaster during future scavenger hunts and upcoming bouts of amnesia. Get two hours of steps closer with today's Groupon: for $29, you get one ticket to the Craving Capitol Hill Tour from Savor Seattle Food Tours (a $64.51 value). Tours meet near East Pike Street and Minor Avenue.
Mentioned in Bon Appetit, The Seattle Times, and other press outlets, Savor Seattle introduces city explorers to the most beloved dining spots and the edible secrets of various neighborhoods, filling minds and mouths with historic and culinary morsels. Join Savor Seattle on the Craving Capitol Hill Tour to discover the eclectic eateries of the Capitol Hill area, notable for its counterculture communities and confused U.S. Congressmen 2,767 miles off-course. During the two-and-a-half-hour tour, city roamers learn about the history of the neighborhood, which boasts a thriving nightlife, turn-of-the-century theaters, and locally owned coffeehouses. Travelers taste tidbits from such eateries as Eltana bagel café, Travelers Tea Company, and Marination Station, voted best food truck in America by ABC's Good Morning America. Throughout the trek, participants will nosh on 17 ethnically diverse food and drink samples, from decadent truffles to beef tenderloin. Java-lovers will enjoy touring a coffee-roasting facility and partaking in a private tasting. Advanced reservations are required; call ahead to book a tour.
Savor Seattle's founder, Angela Shen, heads a knowledgeable staff of devout gourmands, who pilot culinary walking excursions that have earned abundant accolades from the likes of Bon Appetit, USA Today, and Sunset magazine. The guides brandish Savor Seattle's signature pink umbrella during the informative tours, which grant up to 16 pedestrians access to tastings of fresh, seasonal, and organic fare at up to nine local eateries. Neighborhood outings allow tour-goers to sample the flavors of favorite spots, such as Capitol Hill and Pike Place Market, without the hassle of going door-to-door asking for samples of homeowners' dinners. Themed jaunts spotlight specific culinary heavy hitters, such as gourmet restaurants and chocolatiers. At some pit stops, chefs and restaurateurs divulge behind-the-scenes stories and recipes.