Food Tours are Enriching Travel
Food tours are a great way for travelers to experience a local culture, from cities in foreign countries, to neighborhoods close to home. With new tours popping up all over New England, locals and tourists alike are able find hidden gems (including local cheeses), and to interact directly with purveyors, chefs and artisans.
It started with a gift certificate for a North End food tour. Shopping the neighborhood delis and pastry shops of Boston’s Italian district gave Martha Mayo a taste for food travel. She later took a cooking class in Paris, followed by a hands-on demonstration of Beijing duck in China.