Neighborhood Eats Tour: Brownstone Brooklyn
- Stroll down the beautiful tree-lined streets of Brooklyn with a local.
- Visit family-owned food stores to get the local lowdown on food in Brooklyn.
- Explore the many faces of Brooklyn cuisine, from New American to Italian, the Middle East, and beyond
- Discover some of the mom and pop businesses that make Brooklyn so desirable.
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, food tastings.
Exclusions: Additional food and drink, Gratuity for the guide
Brooklyn’s Smith and Court Streets and surrounding neighborhoods have a vibrant mix of small, locally-owned, and artisanal food shops unlike almost any other neighborhood in America. On this Brooklyn food tour, you find out how these unique spots came to be, and with a local guide you discover just what it is that makes them special. On this Brooklyn food tour, you find out how these unique spots came to be, and with a local guide you discover just what it is that makes them special.
We visit both old school haunts and new culinary entrepreneurs to experience an exciting menu of both traditional flavors and daring dishes. We stop by Italian and Middle Eastern shops that have long been the staple of the neighborhood, and explore the growing scene of cafes and restaurants specializing in New American cuisine. While we enjoy their delicacies, we learn about the neighborhood’s rich history and changing character.
From artisan cheese and bread shops, Italian pastry stores, cafes with coffee roasters, the oldest Middle Eastern bakery in NYC, and a modern soda fountain, this corner of Brooklyn couldn’t get more unique if it tried. The shops and food in this area have been featured in press and TV all around the world, from Australia to France, and is by consensus the best food neighborhood in NYC. So definitely come hungry!
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