ethnic food tastings for the foodie
Come explore the neighborhood where struggling immigrant groups settled right off the boat. Here you can find historic Synagogues next to Mom and Pop shops, tenement apartments amongst luxury high rise condos. Come taste the flavor of the many ethnic groups that made this part of Manhattan so special. Foods that started on the pushcart graduating to the store front and Essex Market. The Lower East Side is known for its blend of cultural diversity and rich history. It's also known for its great food. Come taste the flavors of the past that are still wonderful today. This tour highlights history of these food establishments and other historical buildings in the area. PRICE OF FOOD IS NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE.
Sites and tastings (some places are close on certain days).
Katz's Deli - we do not go inside if too crowded - you can come back and sit and eat after the tour.
Yonah Schimmel Knish
Katz's Deli - we do not go inside if too crowded - you can come back and sit and eat after the tour
Striets Matzoh Factory - hot out of the oven (if open closed on weekends)
Economy Candy - an old fashioned candy store
The Pickle Guys (closed Saturday)
Kossars Bialys -Bagels and Pletzel (Closed Saturday)
Doughnut Plant - home of the square doughnut
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In front of Yonah Schimmels Knish at 137 E.Houston Street.
I will have a sign that says Metro NYC tours
End location: We will end at Donut Plant corner of Essex and Grand Ave.
Duration: 3 hours
Food is not included in price of tour. This will give you the opportunity to decide if you want to taste something or not. That's the beauty of this kind of food tour that. No upfront fees for food you might not want to eat. Or maybe you want more then just a tasting.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 usd - Depending on how much you want to spend per person. Please bring cash some eateries do not accept credit cards.
Cost of food.