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
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 Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
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.
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Tour was excellent. Robin was so knowledgeable about the history and foods of the neighborhoods we visited. Highly recommend!