Taste History™ Culinary Tours
of Historic Palm Beach County
Delray Beach & Boynton Beach
Lake Worth & Lantana
Northwood Village/West Palm Beach/Lake Worth
First, Second, Third & Fourth Saturdays of each month
Unfortunately, dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated
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First, Second, Third & Fourth Saturdays at 11am (Arrive by 10:45am) (The Delray, Boynton, Lake Worth Lantana Tours Culinary tours are 3 to 4 hours. The Northwood/West Palm Beach/Lake Worth Tour is 3 to 5 hours. The tour consists of bus riding and may include 4 to 6 blocks of walking)
The culinary tours are held year-round
2015 Dates (more dates added) – Taste History Culinary Tours
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach ( January 17th is sold-out)
Saturday. January 24, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - Northwood Village/West Palm Beach (February 7th is Sold-out)
Saturday, February 14, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, February 21, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, March 7, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach (March 7th is Sold-out)
Saturday, March 14, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana (March 14th is Sold-out)
Saturday, March 21, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, March 28, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, April 11, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, April 25, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, May 2, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach
Saturday, May 9, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, May 16, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, May 23, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, June 6, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach/Lake Worth
Saturday, June 13, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, June 20, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, June 27, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, July 11, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, July 18, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach/Lake Worth
Saturday, August 8, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, August 15, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, August 22, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, August 29, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana (extra date added)
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - Northwood Village/West Palm Beach
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, September 26, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, October 3, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach/Lake Worth
Saturday, October 10, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, October 17, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, October 24, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, November 7, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach/Lake Worth
Saturday, November 21, 20015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, November 28, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, December 5, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach/Lake Worth
Saturday, December 12, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, December 19, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, December 26, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana (Special Day After Christmas Tour)
·Contact information: 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277 or e-mail: Tour@TasteHistoryCulinaryTours.org. The web address is tastehistoryculinarytours.org
NEW Boarding Location for Lake Worth/Delray/Boynton/West Palm Beach tours
(Please arrive by 10:45am):
801 N. Congress Avenue
Boynton Beach Mall (outside of Mall at Macy's-East Entrance)
Boynton Beach, FL
Taste History is an enjoyable culinary cultural daytrip that is three to four-hours and may include a combination of bus tour and 4 to 6 blocks of walking tour conducted by the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH). MLFH is a non-profit cultural charity.
The Taste History™ Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach are held on the third and fourth Saturdays of each month, year-round, at 11am plus private group tours are available. The Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Lake Worth & Lantana are offered on the second Saturday of each month, year-round, at 11am plus private group tours are available. Premiering Saturday, December 6, 2014 is the Taste History Culinary Tour of Historic West Palm Beach featuring Northwood Village.
The Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach; and the Culinary Tours of Lake Worth & Lantana and the new Culinary Tours of Historic West Palm Beach featuring Northwood Village travels by bus and foot to restaurants/eateries/cultural sites located in historic areas and/or buildings and includes food sampling and learning about food culture, food history and foodways. Plus, the tour visits historic buildings/sites/landmarks/art districts located along the travel route of the tour. And, Florida history is narrated by a guide. Taste History is an Official Community Event Partner of Viva Florida.
MLFH more than 40 local and family-owned restaurant partners. At least three to four restaurants/eateries/diners are visited per tour where food tasting is provided of that restaurant's cuisine along with food history, food culture and foodways infused with facts about the historic building and/or district where the restaurant or eatery is located. At least three to four restaurants are visited per tour and these restaurants/eateries are visited alternately on a rotating schedule, each first, second, third and fourth Saturday of the month. Each tour is different and never an exact duplication of previous tours hosted.
Meet the restaurant owners and chefs; or directors of the emerging art galleries and cultural centers visited on the tour.
In addition to visits to restaurants and diners, some food tasting experiences include Farmer's Markets, Urban Farms and Ethnic Street Vendors
History information about historic neighborhoods, districts and buildings are narrated during the tour infused with food history, food culture and foodways.
Learn enlightening history about the State of Florida, Palm Beach County, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Lantana and Northwood Village/West Palm Beach infused with food tastings, food history, food culture and foodways. Florida history and food history are narrated by a guide.
Except for Lake Worth/Lantana, all tours start by bus at the Boynton Beach Mall (outside at Macy's-East Entrance) in Boynton Beach, FL. Passengers are transported by bus for the walking component of the tour. History information is narrated by a live guide for the entire duration of the tour.
The culinary tours are smaller capacity tours so that the visits to the eateries are manageable. The average tour size ranges from 15 to 20 people.
Contact information: 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277
Pertaining to any dietary restrictions, because the food is served at the discretion of the restaurant/eatery, Taste History cannot dictate or determine food content based on dietary restrictions. The Taste History Culinary Tour cannot accommodate dietary restrictions. Dietary substitutions cannot be provided. Cut and paste the following link into your browser for the Food & Drug Administration Facts about Food Allergies and Symptoms. http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm079311.htm
What you need to know, What you need to wear and What you need to bring:
1. These Culinary tours are at least three-hours to five hours with a live guide and are a combination of bus riding and walking.
2. Eat breakfast and drink at least 8oz of fluid before you arrive for the tour
3. Tours take place rain or shine. We suggest that you check the local weather report too.
4. For most of the tours, there is about 4 to 6 blocks of walking therefore, dress comfortably, wear comfortable shoes (no high-heels) and carry an umbrella
5. Wear sunscreen, and bring a hat
6. Because of the walking, it is recommended that you bring bottled water and a small cooler with an ice-pack
7. Tickets are non-refundable
Restaurants Visited & Food Served for Culinary Tour:
1. At least three to four local and family-owned restaurants /eateries are visited per tour for the Culinary Tour plus visits to historical sites or art galleries.
2. The food menu is served at the discretion of the restaurant. Taste History is not responsible for the content of the food. Some foods may be non-traditional. Taste History also features the history and culture of the origins of foods and cuisines. Dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated. There are no dietary substitutions.
3. The food servings are samplings and tasting of the restaurants' cuisine along with food history, food culture and foodways information. Some eating experiences are STANDING-only. Taste History is a food tasting tour with some sitting but it is not a sit-down luncheon but the food portions are hearty and most people are full by the end the tour.
4. Tour guests are welcome to leave a gratuity at the restaurants visited
5. The Culinary tour visits restaurants on a rotating cycle per tour that may be located inside a historic building and/or district, area, neighborhood, etc. The tour is narrated and includes narrated local and regional history about historic areas, landmarks and people along the travel route to the restaurant. Florida history is narrated by a guide.
6. Restaurants visited are located in Downtown Delray Beach, Pineapple Grove Arts District, West Settlers, Downtown Boynton Beach and Downtown Lake Worth, Arts District in Boynton Beach, Downtown Lantana and Northwood Village/West Palm Beach, to name a few.
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The global news agency, The Culture Trip, has selected Taste Historyas one of the
Best Food Events in the State of Florida.
Taste History is "one of the established food tours in Florida" - Huffington Post
Taste History is Ranked # 7 by Tripbuzz out of 118 nearby activities
“Food tours are a fun way to experience any new city. The best tour provider...is Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County. Food and beverages are included in all tour
"...exceptional...wonderfully educational and tasty tour..."
Discover the Palm Beaches (Palm Beach County’s Tourism Bureau)
"Top things to do" The Palm Beach Post (June 19, 2014)
“Approved” designation by Tasting Table
"Staycation" recommendation from the Miami Herald (May 11, 2013)
"History has never been so delicious...Taste History Culinary Tours in Palm Beach County gives you a cultural tour that’s punctuated with tastings from the area’s must-try restaurants, bakeries, and food stands..."Florida Travel + Life Magazine ( July 17, 2013)
"...restaurant-centric historical tour..." The Palm Beach Daily's The Dish (October 30, 2012)
"Delicious History Lesson..." New Times Broward Palm Beach (2012)
"Soak up food, culture and history on a culinary tour" Sun-Sentinel (November 27, 2012)
"Recipe of history, food make first culinary tour a success" Sun-Sentinel (October 26, 2011)
About Taste History Culinary Tours:
Taste History is a culinary cultural daytrip that incorporates a rotation of cuisine tastings representing varied cultures that are African American, Southern American, Brazilian, Caribbean, Greco-Roman, Italian, English, French, French Canadian, Irish, Australian, New Zealand, Hungarian, Turkish and Ancient Mexican along with farm-to-table and organic tastings. Taste History combines history, culture and cuisine therefore this gastronomy tour infuses food tastings with the history of the local area along with rotational visits to cultural districts, historic buildings or art galleries.
Taste History is a three-hour to four-hour foodcentric 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 local and family-owned eateries are visited per Taste History tour along with trips to historic buildings, cultural centers or art galleries. The tours are held on the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month, year-round at 11am with visits to historic Northwood Village/West Palm Beach; Lake Worth & Lantana; and Delray Beach & Boynton Beach, Florida. All tours are 3 to 4 hours and the Northwood Village/West Palm Beach tour is 3 to 5 hours.
Each tour is different and never an exact duplication of previous tours hosted with a focus on local and family-owned eateries and eateries that may be off-the-beaten path.
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Taste History is sponsored, in part, by Macy’s. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Additional support for Taste History has been received from bequests from the late Patricia Ann Ravo and the late Boris & Edith Rueger.
$45 per person (new rate effective February 1, 2015 due to increases in bus rental fees and insurance); $50 per person for West Palm Beach culinary tour. Free for children under age 14. Children age 14 and over must pay regular price. Children must be accompanied by a paid adult family member. Pre-payment required. Tickets can be purchased on-line at tastehistoryculinarytours.blogspot.com. Call 561-638-8277 or 561-243-2662 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Private group tours are also available at special rates.
Taste History cannot accommodate dietary restrictions. There are no dietary substitutions.
Some eating experiences are STANDING-only.
Taste History is a food tasting tour, with art and history combined, and although there is some sitting it's not a sit-down luncheon but many of the food portions are hearty.
The food tours board at Macy's (Outside at the East Entrance) located at 801 N. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL
Pre-payment is required.
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