A Taste of Italy
Duration: 2 1/2 hours
Tour Code: bos-006
Do you have a passion for the food and wine of Italy? Then you won't want to miss out on the most unique tour experience Boston has to offer. The North End Market Tour! As seen on TV Food Network's The Best Of, this is a foray on foot into the food traditions and marketplaces of the most authentic "Little Italy" remaining in America. After a quick transfer from the pier, during which your trained guide will dish out some tidbits of neighborhood history and whet your appetite for your adventure, you will arrive just on the edge of Boston's "North End". Follow your guide through the cobblestone paths to some of the best Italian markets this side of Rome. You will discover the pasticceria, the greengrocer, the deli, an enoteca, and spice and confection store that stock the ingredients that can make your meals memorable. Enjoy the colorful sights, tantalizing aromas and authentic tastes of pastries, cured meats, cheeses, balsamic vinegar, the freshest seasonal produce, and a little liquori in this old-world community. Learn cooking secrets, sample authentic flavors and discover Mediterranean traditions as you get an "insider view" of one of the premier food neighborhoods in the country.
Please note: This tour does not operate on Saturdays or Sundays. This tour is limited in capacity. Your walking tour ends at Quincy Market where you may return on the complimentary shuttle back to the pier at your leisure.