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New Orleans Culinary History Tours

New Orleans, LA, USA
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About New Orleans Culinary History Tours
This walking and tasting tour of the French Quarter will immerse you in the history of New Orleans and how its unique cuisine evolved. We tour select historic restaurants and discuss their culinary contributions - including the two oldest (Antoine's and Tujague's, established in 1840 and 1856 respectively). Visitors will learn the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisine, and will hear of the varied ethnic influences that contribute to New Orleans cuisine. Food samplings include Seafood Gumbo, Turtle soup, Praulines, Brisket with Creole Sauce, Shrimp Remoulade and more. Come join us as we walk talk and taste our way through the rich culinary history of New Orleans.
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French Quarter Culinary History and Tasting Tour

Learn the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisine and visit some of New Orleans’ oldest restaurants and sweet shops on this walking food tour through the French Quarter. With all tastings included, it's a delicious way to avoid the tourist traps and experience authentic local flavor, dished up with a side of New Orleans history.
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3 hours
from $68.58

New Orleans Culinary Experience

Participants will enjoy a cooking demonstration and feast on the demonstrated recipes for lunch.
After lunch, you will have an hour of free time to shop and relax. Then meet your guide at Tujague's Restaurant, 823 Decatur St at 1:30. Tujaque's is 1 block past Jackson Square). Participants will tour historic restaurants and learn of and taste their culinary contributions - including the two oldest (Antoine's and Tujague's).

Sample Menu:

**Monday**
Gumbo
Red Beans and Rice
Pecan Pie
Pralines

**Tuesday**
Gumbo
Jambalaya
Bananas Foster
Pralines

**Wednesday**
Gumbo
Jambalaya
Bread Pudding
Pralines

**Thursday**
Corn and Crab Bisque
Shrimp Creole
Bananas Foster
Pralines

**Friday**
Shrimp & Artichoke Soup
Crawfish Etoufee
Bread Pudding
Pralines

**Saturday**
Gumbo
Jambalaya
Bread Pudding
Pralines

**Sunday**
Gumbo
Jambalaya
Bread Pudding
Pralines
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6 hours 30 minutes
from $105.60

New Orleans Classic Drinks

The perfect New Orleans Cocktail Tour, our New Orleans’ Classic Drinks Tour immerses one in the unique drinking and cocktail culture of New Orleans dating to the 19th century when Bourbon Street was once home to opera!
The tour visits some of our most historic French Quarter restaurants and bars, and celebrates some of our classic, historic drinks. Learn about the history behind such classics as Absinthe and the Sazerac, declared the official drink of New Orleans by our state legislature. In addition to classic cocktails, we chose to include Abita Beer, brewed locally in the small town Abita Springs north of New Orleans, historically known for its healing springs. Learn also of the Choctaw Indians who knew of the special properties of the water now used in the production of our very own Abita Beer.

The tour includes the following samples:

- Choice of Abita Beer or Grasshopper
- Pimm's Cup
- Sazerac
- French 75
- Pommes Souffle with Bernaise Sauce or Gruyeres
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2 hours
from $75.74
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We tried. We really did! We had good attitudes we stayed positive throughout. And we did not bail though we thought about it several times. Main points: 1)there was over an hour between the first nibble of food and the second. 2) drinks were scarce and not offered unless we
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We did this tour at the second part of the Cooking School Tour. Wish we would have done this on our first day because you learn so much about some of the specials at the restaurants. Portions were fine for us because we got full at the cooking school. By the time we were done
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Great experience! Info here is for what you should know but nothing was bad. The school doesn’t put together this so you are in with people who are just taking the class. Most tables are tables of 6 or 8. They let you in the room based on when you booked so book early. Try
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I highly recommend this tour with Annette. She is knowledgeable, fun, and a great guide. Food was in perfectly manageable portions.
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Response from Curiosity06299661189, Owner at New Orleans Culinary History Tours
Responded Mar 3, 2020
Thank you for your review. Annette is a great guide and we are fortunate to have her on our team. We will be sure to share your review with her.
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This tour wit Annette was a highlight of New Orleans trip. Unique access to historic restaurants and private museums along with diverse tastings of local favorites. A must if in town for 3-4 days.
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