Since cuisine is a main feature of many cultures, it’s no wonder that tours for food lovers are quickly gaining popularity. Sometimes food can be the reason for selecting a destination in the first place. Tours for food lovers are a perfect way of getting to know a city.You will discover fabulous restaurants, little cafes, and markets and will see many interesting things. Take a look at a list of some awesome destinations for food lovers.
Japan has always been a constant source of public fascination and a great destination for foodies. With the latest trend in healthy eating and the rising popularity of sushi, it’s no wonder that visiting the markets and restaurants of Osaka is one of the best food tours to remember.
Since El Bulli hit the headlines as world’s best restaurant, Barcelona has been very high on a list for tours for food lovers. Most tours include a visit to the popular Boqueria market which is found about 2/3 of the way up the Ramblas.
Also tours for food lovers in Barcelona offer a tour of the best tapas bars or places to eat off the beaten track, and visits to haute cuisine establishments.
All those hawker centers are an exciting experience and they must be on each list of tours for food lovers. The hawker centers are filled with independent food stalls selling delicious and cheap dishes. Everywhere the air is thick with the aromas of exotic spices and specialty foods from all over India and South East Asia.
Make sure to try laksha, a coconut based curry soup with thick rice noodles. The delightful Makansutra Food Safari is one food tour on offer, which will take you on a trail around the best food stalls of Singapore.
Cape Town, South Africa
A main street located in the City Bowl section of Cape Town, Long Street is lined with various ethnic restaurants and some great bars. Restaurants include Indian restaurants like Masala Dosa, and African restaurants like Zula.Take the Food of the Cape Tour and explore the history of the Cape Malay, go for a walk around the Bo Kaap district and enjoy a traditional Cape Malay meal in the local home. Another hot tourist destination for food lovers is the picturesque coastal town of Camps Bay. With some luxurious restaurants and hotels, this is definitely one food tour not to be missed.
Osaka boasts some of the best restaurants in Japan. Be sure to try Takoyaki (round octopus fritters) and kushikatsu (deep fried kebabs).
There’s much more to Belgian food than just beer, moules et frites, and chocolate, and Brussels is a great place to explore it, with less reliance on haute cuisine restaurants. Most of the cuisine in Brussels has a strong touch of French influence, so be sure to try as many dishes as you can!
If you are a beer lover there are some excellent tours you. It’s one of the best ways to learn beer and food matching.