Culinary tour of New Orleans with history from a culinary perspective
Delicious & unique food, it's one of the things that defines New Orleans! We have a distinct cuisine here, and I will share the history of New Orleans from a culinary perspective. We'll visit the historic French Market and walk to other locations in the French Quarter. Gumbo, raw oysters, char broiled oysters, muffaletta, crawfish étouffée, crabmeat cheesecake (it's savory!) bananas foster, beignets - not all of them, off course! We'll make choices based on your tastes. I can accommodate some dietary restrictions, but know that New Orleans cuisine tends to have a lot of seafood & pork.
Together we will decide what tasty delights you will sample. We will be sure to go to the French Market as part of our outing.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: If you are staying in the French Quarter I can meet you in the lobby of your hotel. Otherwise we can rendezvous in Jackson Square, just in front on St. Louis Cathedral.
End location: We'll return to your hotel if you are staying in the French, Jackson Square or other location of your choice.
Duration: 3 hours
If it rains, we'll set out with umbrellas.
We'll walk- it's ideal in the French Quarter.
My services as your guide. I will share the history of New Orleans from a culinary perspective and bring you to select places to try our unique cuisine. I will also recommend restaurants for the duration of your stay.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 US dollars - Estimate $40 per person cost for food. Credit cards are accepted in most locations.
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Go hungry! Cassandra's culinary tour was a great way for us to learn about the NO food scene. She is very knowledgeable and personable. She is a wealth of information when it comes to the city's food, history, music, and more.