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New Orleans Culinary History Tours

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“food samples”(11 reviews)
“turtle soup”(9 reviews)
“beef brisket”(7 reviews)
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...more
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French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116
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All reviews food samples turtle soup beef brisket shrimp remoulade behind the scenes dining rooms great tour food tour tasting tour highly recommend this tour creole and cajun cooking red beans and rice cooking demonstration local cuisine his knowledge three hours knowledgeable guide
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time learning New Orleans history and culture through it’s food and world famous restaurants!!!!....Our guide Elizabeth was wonderful and knowledgeable and answered all of our questions!!!....A great walking and tasting tour I would highly recommend to locals and visitors!!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We imagined this having small but delicious portions of unique Creole food and learning the New Orleans food traditions. There was some education but some misinformation as well. For example, we were told Mardi Gras, the King's cake with the baby hidden "were to celebrate...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Really enjoyed learning the history of New Orleans while tasting some of the best that it had to offer. Ive been there a half of dozen times and never knew that New Orleans had so much rich history. It helps you appreciate what you are...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a good time and enjoyed the food and history of the food in the area. The tour of the back dining rooms in Antoine’s was amazing. Suzy was a terrific guide and so nice!

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

My fiance and I went on this tour and it was great! We got to taste a little of five different restaurants around New Orleans and learn the history and tips on how to recreate some of the delicious cuisine that is abundant of this...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

This was such a perfect way to spend the afternoon - delicious food, wonderful stories, walking the Quarter and learning a lot of history. We would definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Tried to book this tour online and over the phone prior to my visit but they won't book a single traveler. Too bad because the solo travel industry is growing. Will have to go with a competitor, which is disappointing because this tour seemed to...More

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kahamilt, Owner at New Orleans Culinary History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

We do book single travelers. We require a minimum of two on the tour to run a tour. Once we have the minimum we book single travelers.

Reviewed July 15, 2018

We had five stops on the tour - rather strange order - praline before turtle soup?! Perhaps we should be used to this after 10 days in the States but food off plastic plates and bowls disappointing. Felt we were tolerated rather than welcomed in...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

We only had one day in New Orleans and wanted to do a tour to get a sample of what New Orleans was about. Our guide was very knowledgeable and kept it interesting.

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

This was one of the best tours I have ever taken. This was all because of Naïf, a great tour guide! A retired teacher, with a wealth of information at his fingertips. Can’t say enough.

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June 5, 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
3 hours booked and the actual was almost 4. We were having too much fun with the guide to quit.
September 13, 2015|
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Response from Cabdg | Reviewed this property |
My understanding of the Caesar's program is that you can only use their credits at the 40 plus hotels and casinos associated with their program. This is not one of those programs.