Market District Tour … for lovers of food markets!
Are you a lover of Pike Place Market in Seattle, Reading Terminal in Philly, or the Ferry Building in San Francisco? European markets, too? If so, this behind-the-scenes tour of Boston’s new Boston Public Market, and the surrounding historical community, is a must-do.
Boston Foodie Tours’ (“BFT”) focus is threefold: our city’s rich history, culinary education, and “award-winning best eats”, including those of Best of Boston winners, James Beard Award winners, food institutions, and the like. BFT has been awarded the 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, and maintains a 5-star guest rating on Yelp.
Boston’s emerging Market District, extending three short blocks from Faneuil Hall to the indoor Boston Public Market, incorporates the old and the new. The old includes the 300-year-old Blackstone Block, where our forefathers gathered in pubs; a nearly 200-year-old outdoor produce market; and the oldest-continuously running restaurant in the country. The new includes the 2015-opened Boston Public Market, with its nearly forty local vendors.
While it will be too early in the day to haggle over prices (part of the fun), join us as we visit the Haymarket Market, where even Julia Child was known to shop. It may look like a farmer’s market, but we’ll tell you why it’s not. Next, we’ll bring you indoors to the new Boston Public Market, where we’ll direct you to locals’ faves. Here we’ll meet with several vendors, hear their stories, and sample their products. Representative stops: a favorite New England doughnut, roasted nuts, fresh honey, wine and hard ciders (soda for the under-aged), produce grown in shipping containers, Boston’s 2016 Best of Boston Seafood winner, and cheese from Mario Batali’s local cheese maker.
Our tour will end with warming chowder at a museum-like restaurant rated by Forbes as one of the ten classics in the world. *And* it’s the only restaurant in the country designated a historical landmark.
Join Boston’s tastiest food tour as we “Stroll. Sample. Savor. Repeat.” our way through the city’s best eats.
Note: Tour stops subject to change.