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Your food tour along the river in Minneapolis starts at Gold Medal Park, where you'll meet your guide.
You'll be introduced to a variety of culinary highlights in the city as you sample dishes at the first Thai restaurant in Minnesota, drink regionally brewed craft beer along the oldest street in Minneapolis, and enjoy a local favorite—cheese curds. Taste pasta at a eatery in the historical Chase building, sample homemade gelato, and nosh on savory European-style baked bread as your stroll through the farmers' market.
In addition to food tastings, you'll also visit the Mill City Museum, stroll by the Guthrie, and admire views of St. Anthony Falls as you cross the Mississippi River on the Stone Arch Bridge into historical St. Anthony on Main. Learn about the history of both these neighborhoods, and enjoy chatting with other food-loving participants. By the end of the tour, you'll have an appreciation for these distinct districts that some visitors never see.
Example tasting menu (subject to change):
Unique mouth watering pasta with an amazing atmosphere
You haven't been to Minnesota until you've tried the Cheese Curds!
Dessert from a local chef Nominated for the James Beard award and featured on many baking TV shows
Authentic fresh Thai spring roll from the first Thai restaurant in Minnesota
Variety of Minnesota brewed craft beers (non-alcoholic tastings available)
Delicious and most popular Thai dish, you better eat it all, you don't want to enrage the "God of Rice"
Gelato that is sure to please your taste buds
Gooey cheese-bread made from a local bakery
Award winning coffee including local favorite Noreast Mud (only in private tours)
Please note: Some tastings are only available on specific tour dates. Market is closed for Thursday tours. Tastings subject to change without notice. Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. The Mill City Museum is closed on Thursday evenings.
Knowledgeable local guide
Small group tour
All taxes fees and handling charges
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Please specify any dietary restrictions in the Special Requirements field at time of booking
Minimum drinking age is 21 years
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Wheelchair accessible, please advice at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
Gold Medal Park next to Guthrie Theater (818 S. 2nd Street, Minneapolis)