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Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens

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Special tour in the lifely area Queens (New York)

We had an excellent guide who took us to interesting places to taste all kind of different food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorothee1965
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Very worthwhile!

This is an excellent tour! The neighborhood is vibrant, colorful and interesting. Our guide... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Nannysuef
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent guide who took us to interesting places to taste all kind of different food, from Mexican bakerys to Chinese markets and everything in between. It was a great experience and we would highly recommend it to everybody who likes to see...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent tour! The neighborhood is vibrant, colorful and interesting. Our guide Eschneider is extremely knowledgable about the neighborhood. We learned so much about the immigrant experience. The food was only a vehicle for understanding the diversity of the area.More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

This tour was like no other I have experienced. So much more than an an opportunity to sample the variety of delicious foods Queens has to offer, it was also lesson in the history, ethnography and migration patterns and the immigrant experience so central to...More

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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

My girlfriends and I found ourselves delighted over and over again throughout our culinary tour of Queens. Our guide Esneider was absolutely amazing in his wealth of knowledge both about food and the ever changing immigrant populations in the area. We kept commenting on the...More

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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk with Esneider, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour, and we were amazed by the number of different cuisines that we tried within a small portion of Queens. Our tour guide, Esneider, is a former chef and he has an encyclopedic knowledge of the area and...More

Thank Rob M
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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk with Esneider, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Had never done a Culinary Backstreets Tour before and I believe this is currently the only one in the US. Absolutely fantastic. We were VERY full by the end and had to wave the white flag. Despite that, Esneider kept us interested by explaining even...More

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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk with Esneider, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Our guide Esneider introduced my mom and me to the very diverse, and incredible food from street trucks and tiny cafes in Queens, and to the immigrant communities in Corona, Jackson Heights and more. His knowledge of food from Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Tibet, Thailand...More

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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk with Esneider, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

We took the four-hour Saturday tour of Corona and Jackson Heights, stopping at about eight restaurants or food carts for Central and South American foods and beverages. We tasted sweet pastries from Mexico, Columbia and Argentina--all quite different--and savory foods from Uruguay, Mexico and elsewhere....More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thanks! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the walk. We take pride in working with people who are very knowledgable about and extremely fond of the cities they live in. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport on our website to...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

We had done a CBS tour in Istanbul several years ago that was memorable. So, when we were planning a trip to NYC and found out that they were offering a similar tour in Queens, we made certain to save room for this in our...More

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CulinaryBackstreets, Owner at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets Passport...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

We spent the day with Esneider last week and had such an amazing eye opening food tour, sampling food and drinks from many different countries that I wouldn't have tried by myself. The local knowledge makes this walking tour so personable, that you almost feel...More

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madeleine805, Manager at Culinary Backstreets Walks - Culinary Walks: Queens, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for the feedback! That is exactly what we are going for. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walk with Esneider, and hope that you will join us again soon in one of our cities. You can check out your Culinary Backstreets...More

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Hi. Yes you can find out everything at culinary backstreets online. We hope to have you with us. Madeleine
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