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New Orleans Food and History Tour with Afternoon Tastings

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  • Combine a food and history walking tour of the French Quarter
  • Sample New Orleans classics and contemporary fusion cuisine
  • Visit six local-approved restaurants with food tastings included at each
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New Orleans Food and History Tour
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New Orleans Food and History Tour
US$70.00
Overview
Combine New Orleans’ best assets—history and food—on this guided tour of the French Quarter. Visit six local-approved restaurants that specialize in classics such as po’boys, gumbo, and beignets at establishments that live up to their hype, and pick up bits of New Orleans' history and trivia along the way.
What to Expect
Begin your tour at the award-winning restaurant SoBou, which specializes in street-food inspired dishes such as boudin balls, pork cracklings, and savory beignets. As you dig in, learn about the American Indian, European, and West African roots of Louisiana cuisine.

Continue to Pepper Palace Hot Sauce Bar to sample dozens of sauces and rubs, followed by a stop at the historical Leah’s Pralines candy shop. Try the shop's signature bacon pecan brittle, and learn the history of this Southern sweet.

Next, bite into two New Orleans inventions, the muffuletta and the po’boy, both served at a funky NOLA dive. Discuss 19th- and 20th-century immigration of New Orleans as you eat these favorite lunchtime sandwiches.

Polish off your tour with Creole cuisine at Tujague’s, which has been in operation since 1856, and Dickie Brennan’s Tableau, famous for its seafood gumbo.

Your tour concludes at Dickie Brennan’s, just in time to take advantage of their happy hour deals.
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Reviewed yesterday
Great tour guide

First off, if you take any tour in New Orleans or anywhere else, the tour guide can make or break it! Our tour guide Hunter was awesome. He was extremely informative and didn't interject his own opinions into the history he related to us. Nothing...More

Thank rjwbster
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
The best tour ever....Lindsay is amazing

Me and my wife had a Dr Gumbos food tour on our last day in New Orleans. It could not have been better. We were met by the friendliest and most amazing tour guide Lindsay. She made us welcome and was a complete professional from...More

1  Thank Martyn P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Lindsay was the best!

I joined the "New Orleans Food and History Tour with Afternoon Tastings" on 10th Sept with Lindsay as the guide, and it was one of the best tours Ive done. We visited 6 locations and received ample tastings along the way. Don't have lunch beforehand!...More

1  Thank Alison F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stuffed with history and food

We had Ben as our guide, and he is larger than life (no pun intended Ben :)). His knowledge of New Orleans history and the history of the food was abundant. He made history fun to listen to, and for me that is a big...More

6  Thank Faye A
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile
Well organized and interesting tour

This tour was very interesting and fun. Great way to learn about New Orleans. Hunter was our tour guide and he was very passionate about New Orleans and it’s history and culture. This tour is good for couples, friends and families with teenagers. Food was...More

1  Thank Denise M
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Anne M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 3 hours but easy pace. Our guide was Ben Wisdom and he talked as we walked about different food topics. Very enjoyable afternoon.
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Response from Marietta C | Reviewed this property |
Yes someone on our tour had a gluten allergy
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Response from rsr6 | Reviewed this property |
The only hot/spicy food I recall was at the pepper and chili store where you could sample 10 levels of 'hotness'.I can't eat spicy foods anymore myself, but I did enjoy the level 1 sauce on the crackers. The food samples at... More
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