What You'll Get
The tour begins at 11:30am in the West end (downtown). It begins at Sonny Bryan's BBQ for a BBQ slider and Sonny's special sauce. Next, you can try something spicy at Y.O. Ranch. Have your picture taken across the street between the large letters of B and G. Then, walk over for a chocolate covered Texas pecan and view pictures of different parts of downtown Dallas from the last part of the 1800's to 1920.
As you walk, you'll learn the history of downtown. You'll see the log cabin of the founder of Dallas, John Neely Bryan (no relation to Sonny Bryan). Learn the meaning of Dallas and how it got its name. Visit the Dealey Plaza and the site of the Kennedy assassination. Find out about the conflict between Kennedy and the owner of the Dallas Morning News beginning in 1961. Walk through the area of the shootings of July 7, 2016 and the Belo Plaza. Walk by the hotel built by a founder of Budweiser. Then, go to the Magnolia Hotel and see the symbol on the top of the hotel that would become the symbol of the largest oil company in the world (headquartered in Dallas).
Walk to the Joule and view the Greek art work from the Merc. Taste delicious Neapolitan style pizza at the Americano and then taste pimento open faced sandwich on grilled freshly made sour dough bread. On Saturdays, fundido is served instead of the pimento sandwich.
Walk down Main St. to the oldest Neiman Marcus Store and learn the history of the various buildings over 100 years old.
Finally, you'll walk to the Iron Cactus and taste the yummy Mexican donuts and Mexican chocolate.
This food tour lasts approximately 3 to 4 hours.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age is 21 years
- Walking tour
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Sonny Bryan's BBQ
Tour ends on Main St. at Iron Cactus.
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