New York, NY, December 20, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Bruce Scher is a native New Yorker and founder of Walking Tours Manhattan. He personally leads local food tours in the city's most unique neighborhoods.
Enhance your traveling experience with visiting Zagat-rated shops and favorite essential restaurants New Yorkers frequent in Greenwich Village, Lower East Side, and SoHo/Little Italy/Chinatown.
And when your not busy eating, Bruce shows you the neighborhood’s must-see landmarks. A sampling of their 3 foods tours are below.
Greenwich Village Food Tour
Tour participants will visit the original Magnolia Bakery, the most famous cupcake bakery in the city. Hudson Bagel an independently owned New York institution for 7 years, with only 1 location, making a fresh, hand-rolled bagel with cream cheese. Surya Indian Restaurant on Bleecker Street broadens the international scope of the Village's restaurants offerings with delicious vegetable rolls, a highly-rated Zagat choice. Joe's Pizza, an institution on Carmine Street since 1974, always drawing big crowds ensuring the freshest slice in town. Mamoun's Middle Eastern Restaurant has been in business for over 30 years and knows the receipe for the best falafel served with a light and flavorful yogurt sauce. And saving the best for last, all the locals rush to Rocco's for dessert, and their hand-piped cannoli. In addition to the shops and restaurants above, you'll visit New York University, Washington Square Park, Blue Hill Restaurant, where the Obama's had dinner, and the Jefferson Courthouse.
SoHo/Little Italy/Chinatown Food Tour
Have a full lunch from 6 unique food places in 3 neighborhoods. Starting with Grandaisy's made on premises zucchini pizza focaccia, Baltazar's french style chocolate chip cookie, DiPalo's fresh cheeses, plus soppresata, an Italian salami, and Ferara's cannoli. Then we'll have Fried Dumplings, and Fay Da's egg custard. SoHo is known for its high-end designer shops, Little Italy’s abundance of restaurants and Chinatown for discount shopping. 6 course lunch included in tour cost.
Lower East Side Food Tour
Have a full lunch from 6 authentic New York originals; a hot dog from Katz’s Delicatessen, Yonah Schimmel's potato knish, Pickle Guys' sour pickle, Kossar's bialys, Sugar Sweet Sunshine's cupcakes plus Doughnut Plant's gourmet blackout with chocolate glaze. This historic neighborhood chronicles the beginnings of immigration. Visit the still operational Streit’s Matzo Factory, Lower East Side Tenement Museum and more. 6 course lunch included in tour cost.
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