The Taste History Culinary Tour is an enjoyable cultural culinary journey that is three-hours to four-hours and a combination of bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking, approximately. At least three to four bakeries and eateries are visited for food tastings and some eating experiences are standing-only. The tour also includes trips to historic buildings or art and craft shops.
Unfortunately, Dietary Restrictions Cannot be Accommodated. Dietary substitutions cannot be provided.
For information about a Private Group Culinary Tour, click here.
Effective January 1, 2017, $50 per person is the new rate for all public culinary tours traveling to West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth and Lantana. All tours are free for children under age 14 (children must be accompanied by a paid adult family member). Children age 14 and over pay regular price. Due to the increase operating costs; an increase in our tour fees is necessary. Pre-paid reservations that have been made prior to that date will not be affected. Taste History is a non-profit educational organization. Fees are inclusive of all food and visits to cultural centers and art shops.
Culinary tour rates/prices:
*Effective January 1, 2017, $50 to $60 per person for adults, seniors and children age 14 and over
Free for children under age 14 (maximum five children free per family).
First, Second, Third & Fourth Saturdays at 11am (Arrive by 10:45am) (Culinary tours are are a combination of bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking traveling to West Palm Beach; Delray Beach & Boynton Beach and Lake Worth & Lantana. All tours are 3 to 4 hours and West Palm Beach Tour is 3 to 5 hours.)
Culinary tours of historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach are held on the Third and Fourth Saturdays, year-round.
Culinary tours of historic Lake Worth are held on the Second Saturday of each month, year-round.
Culinary tours of historic West Palm Beach (Various Districts) are held on the first Saturday of each month, beginning Saturday, December 6, 2014
Click here for more dates. The culinary tours are held year-round.
Dietary Restrictions Information: Pertaining to any dietary restrictions, because the food is served at the discretion of the restaurant/eatery, MLFH cannot dictate or determine food content based on dietary restrictions. Unfortunately, the Taste History Culinary Tour cannot accommodate dietary restrictions. There are no dietary substitutions. Part of the mission of Taste History is to feature food culture. We are logistically unable to accept individual food orders. Taste History is a tasting tour and not a sit-down luncheon but the food portions are hearty. Visit the link here for the Food & Drug Administration Facts about Food Allergies and Symptoms.
Your receipt serves as confirmation for your purchase. No tickets are sent in the mail.
Mailing Address for check payments: Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History P.O. Box 6127 Delray Beach, FL 33482
Sold-Out Tours & Waiting Lists: If a tour is sold-out, unfortunately, we do not maintain a waiting list. If the tour is sold-out before the date of the actual tour, this information will be posted on this website.
However, please call the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History because sometimes space comes available. All ticket purchases are done on-line.
We do not hold space for the tour without a payment.
Please note that the tours held on the first, second, third and fourth Saturdays are general public tours therefore not all spaces are available to be sold to just one group. Private tours are available. Call the Museum for more information. 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277. E-mail Tour@tastehistoryculinarytours.org
Click here for information about private group culinary tours.
FACTS about the Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, Florida:
·This tour program includes a combination of bus tour and walking tour traveling to West Palm Beach (Various Districts); Delray Beach & Boynton Beach; and Lake Worth & Lantana. The culinary themes may include the Bakery Trail, Floribbean cuisine and New Fusion cuisine.
·The Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Lake Worth & Lantana; and Delray Beach & Boynton Beach are held on the second, third and fourth Saturday of each month, year-round, plus private group tours are available. Culinary tours traveling to West Palm Beach (Various Districts) premiered on Saturday, December 6, 2014 and are held on the first Saturday of each month except weekends of major holidays.
·The Taste History Culinary Tours travels by bus and foot to family-owned bakeries, cafes, teahouses and juice bars located in historic areas and includes food sampling and learning about food culture, food history and foodways.
•For most tours, there is about four to six blocks of walking in addition to the travel by bus.
·MLFH has more than 40 restaurant partners, art shops and cultural centers. At least three to four family-owned bakeries, teahouses or cafes are visited each tour where food sample tastings are provided of that restaurant’s cuisine along with food history, food culture and foodways infused with facts aboutthe historic building and/or district where the restaurant or eatery is located. At least three to four family-owned bakeries, teahouses, cafes and eateries are visited per tour and are visited alternately on a rotating schedule, each first, second, third and fourth Saturday of the month. Some eating experiences are STANDING-only!
In addition to visits to restaurants and diners, some food tastings experiences include Farmer's Markets, Urban Farms and Ethnic Street Food Vendors.
·History information about historic neighborhoods, districts and buildings is narrated during the tour infused with food history, food culture and foodways. The tour also travels to historic buildings and art galleries.
•Learn enlightening history about the State of Florida, Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach (Various Districts), Lake Worth, Lantana, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach infused with food history, food culture and foodways.
•Tour starts by bus at Macy's in Boynton Beach.Passengers are transported by bus for walking component of the tour.History information about the State of Florida, Palm Beach County and the local cities are are narrated for the entire duration of the tour.
•Tour takes place rain or shine
The culinary tours are smaller capacity tours so that the visits to the eateries are manageable. The average tour size ranges from 15 to 20 people.
Click here for Dietary Restrictions Information. Dietary Restrictions Cannot be Accomodated. Dietary Substitutions are Not Provided. Part of the mission of Taste History is to showcase food culture and the authenticity of original recipes.
Contact information: 561-638-8277
Sponsors, to date: Macy's, Patricia Ann Ravo Fund and Boris & Edith Rueger Fund and Iris Apfel.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
The Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History is a non-profit 501c3 charity organization as designated by the IRS.
Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County
What you need to know, What you need to wear and What you need to bring: 1. These Culinary tours are at least four-hours with a live guide and are a combination of both bus riding and walking.
2. Be sure to eat breakfast and drink at least 8oz of fluid before you arrive for the tour
3. Tours take place rain or shine. We suggest that you check the local weather report too.
4. For most of the tours, there is about 4 to 6 blocks of walking therefore, dress comfortably and bring an umbrella.
5. Wear sunscreen, and bring a hat
6. Because of the walking, it is recommended that you bring bottled water
7. Food tastings are included in your ticket price but bring some spending monies because you may want to purchase some unique local gifts and food items at some of the family-owned bakeries, cafes, eateries, markets, art shops and cultural centers visited during the tour. Shopping is limited to ONLY the sites visited during the tour.
8. Tickets are non-refundable
Restaurants Visited & Food Served for Culinary Tour: 1. At least three to four restaurants are visited per tour for the Culinary Tour
2. The food menu is served at the discretion of the restaurant
3. The food servings are samplings and tasting of that restaurant's cuisine along with food history. There is no sit-down dining or seating.
4. Tour guests are welcome to leave a gratuity at the restaurants visited
5. The Culinary tour visits at least three restaurants per tour that are located inside a historic building and/or district, area, neighborhood, etc. The tour is narrated and includes narrated local and regional history about historic areas, landmarks and people along the travel route to the restaurant.
6. Restaurants visited are located in Downtown Delray Beach, the Pineapple Grove Arts District, West Settlers Historic District, Downtown Boynton Beach, Downtown Lake Worth and Downtown Lantana, FL. The cuisine tastings may include American, Australian, Brazilian, Caribbean, French, Hungarian, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican , New Zealand, Russian, Southern American and Soul Food.
All Sales are Final. No Refunds
What if it Rains on the day of the culinary tour?
South Florida is a geographic location that has intermitten rain therefore tours are not cancelled because of rain. In the event of rain, the tour will take cover and either remain on the bus or inside the restaurant/eatery until the rain subsides during which time the tour guests will continue to enjoy narrated history and food tastings. Previous tours have been held during the rain without any problems. We never cancel a tour because of rain. Tours take place Rain or Shine!
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The Culinary Tours are held on the First, Second, Third & Fourth Saturday of Each Month, Year-Round Tours Premiered: Saturday, October 15, 2011 This History Tour program is a combination of both bus riding and four to six blocks of walking brought to you by the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History which is a non-profit 501c3 organization as designated by the IRS. See more information below or call: 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277. E-mail: Tour@TasteHistoryCulinaryTours.org Also, Sponsorship Opportunities are Available