Tujague's, New Orleans

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New Orleans: Discover the Food Scene of the French Quarter

1. New Orleans: Discover the Food Scene of the French Quarter

Explore New Orleans' French Quarter on a guided foodie walking tour with up to 9 food tastings. Experience the flavors of New Orleans and learn about the local culture along the way. Meet your guide in the heart of the French Quarter and cross the lively Vieux Carré (Old Square) to your first stop: SoBou, part of the acclaimed Commander’s Palace enterprise. Relish in their rustic, Cajun-style gumbo served with warm potato salad. Head to a popular hot sauce bar to sample dozens of fiery hot sauce varieties. Continue to Leah’s Pralines and sample a typical Creole classic or the new bacon pecan brittle. Visit NOLA Poboys and learn more about the rich tradition of seafood in Louisiana before biting into a freshly fried catfish po-boy. Then, experience another New Orleans original, the meaty Muffuletta sandwich, and savory boudin balls. Next up is the Creole Cookery where you can tuck into some red beans and rice. Finally, finish your tour on a sweet note with a delectable dessert of bananas foster bread pudding.

New Orleans: Early Evening Cocktail History Tour

2. New Orleans: Early Evening Cocktail History Tour

Your night of cultured imbibing begins as evening arrives in the French Quarter. Meet your lively guide and start your 3‐hour tour with a cocktail in a tiki-themed hidden oasis.  You begin the tour with the first popular drink containing booze: a homemade rum punch! Your second visit will be to SoBou, a local favorite that’s part of the acclaimed Commander’s Palace family. There, try the classic Sazerac, a recipe attributed to a Creole apothecarist in the 19th Century – when cocktails constituted as medicine! While at SoBou you will also enjoy another pre-Civil War drink: the 1852 Brandy Crusta! Then head to Tujague's for creative cocktails invented just prior to Prohibition. Sample a sweet, minty Grasshopper – invented here! – or the Champagne-topped French 75. Your final stop is the Bourbon 'O' Bar for the obscure yet beloved Roffignac highball, a nod to the city’s last French‐born mayor. The last venue (Bourbon 'O' Bar) not only features local food but also a live local jazz band beginning at 8pm!

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I recently had an amazing food tasting tour in the New Orleans French Quarter that exceeded all my expectations. This tour not only offered a variety of small portions of delicious food but also provided insightful information about the city's food history and highlighted historic sites. It was a perfect combination of culinary delights and cultural exploration, leaving me with a deeper appreciation for the unique flavors and rich heritage of New Orleans.

My husband and I loved the tour. Mike was an EXCELLENT tour guide. He was so knowledgeable about New Orleans history and its food! This is our first time in New Orleans and we were introduced to all of the cuisine that NOLA is famous for: Gumbo, Pralines, Po Boys, and Bananas Foster Bread Pudding! We highly recommend this tour.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun to be with - great personality that made everyone feel welcome and ready for an exciting food adventure. We ended the tour having had plenty to eat, with bellies very full! Thoroughly enjoyed the tour!

All the history of New Orleans and restaurants & places suggestions to visit.

Mike was a great guide very entertaining and informative!