Palm Beach

August 20, 2015

Fall 2015 Taste History Culinary Tours

The non-profit Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County is falling into Autumn with cultural epicurean tours and alternate trips to the urban farm. The tour program delivers an engaging taste of the cuisine, culture, art and history of the main streets, historic districts and unique off the beaten path areas in Northwood Village/West Palm Beach; Lake Worth and Lantana; and Delray Beach and Boynton Beach.  Taste History will launch the Fall 2015 season on Saturday, September 26th.

For the Fall 2015 season, Taste History will continue to celebrate the freshly made Floribbean cuisines at local and family-owned eateries including alternate visits to the urban farm and farm-to-table tastings.

Taste History incorporates a rotation of cuisine tastings representing varied cultures that are African American, Southern American, Asian, Brazilian, Caribbean,Continental, Latin American, Greco-Roman, Italian, English, French, French Canadian, Mediterranean, Irish, Australian, New Zealand, along with farm-to-table andorganic tastings. Taste History combines history, culture and cuisine therefore this gastronomy tour infuses food tastings with the history of the State of Florida and the local area along with visits to historic buildings and art galleries.

Offered year-round, the Taste History is a four-hour food-centric narrated excursion of bus riding and four to six blocks of walking through historic districts for alternate visits to eateries, markets, and an urban farm for food history, food culture facts, foodways information and food tastings. At least three to four eateries are visited per Taste History tour along with trips to historic buildings, cultural centers or art galleries.  Tour guests meet the restaurant owners and chefs; and directors and artists of the cultural centers and art galleries. Florida history is narrated by a guide.

Sponsored by Macy’s, Kingston Fresh, Carl and Iris Apfel; and Patricia Ann Ravo Fund, the Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County program is a food eating, art and history experience offered by the non-profit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH).  This culinary tour primarily consists of travels to historic Northwood Village/West Palm Beach and Lake Worth on the first Saturday of each month; Lake Worth and Lantana on the second Saturday of each month; and historic Delray Beach and Boynton Beach on the third and fourth Saturdays of each month, year-round at 11am plus private and team building tours are offered during the weekday. The non-profit Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, Florida has been designated one of the official community event partners for the State of Florida’s Viva Florida initiative.

Taste History rates changed to $45 to $50 per person; free for children under age 14 (accompanied by a paid adult family member). Tickets can be purchased at Pre-payment is required.  For information, call 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277. Private group and team building tours are also available. The food tours board at Macy’s (Outside at the East Entrance) located at 801 N. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL.

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