Tuesday, July 12, 2016

WHERE Travel Magazine features Taste History Culinary Tours


Le Macaron French pastry shop in Downtown Delray Beach was a tasting stop on the Taste History Culinary Tour. (Courtesy Taste History Culinary Tour)

The Taste History Culinary Tour is an enjoyable cultural culinary journey, part bus tour and walking tour. For three to four hours, guests will visit at least three bakeries and eateries for food tastings. As you eat, learn about food culture and foodways infused with local history. The tour also includes trips to historic buildings or art and craft shops.

The public tours travel to West Palm Beach on first Saturdays; Lake Worth and Lantana on second Saturdays; and to Delray Beach and Boynton Beach on third and fourth Saturdays, year-round, plus private tours are offered during weekdays.

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The non-profit Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, Florida has been designated one of the official community event partners for the State of Florida’s Viva Florida initiative.  

The tour program includes bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking. The mission of the tour includes incorporating education about food culture and food history with the food tastings thus dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated.
 
Taste History is sponsored, in part, by Macy’s. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Additional support for Taste History has been received from Kingston Fresh, Carl and Iris Apfel; and bequests from the late Patricia Ann Ravo and the late Boris & Edith Rueger.

Effective February 1, 2015, $45 per person is the new rate for the tours traveling to Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth and Lantana. The new rate for the West Palm Beach/Northwood Village tour is $50 per person. Free for children under age 14 (children must be accompanied by a paid adult family member). Children age 14 and over pay regular price. Due to the increase in fees that are charged to our organization for the tour bus rental and insurance; an increase in our tour fees is necessary. Pre-paid reservations that have been made prior to that date will not be affected. Taste History is a non-profit educational organization. Fees are inclusive of all food and visits to cultural centers and art galleries. 

For more information, call 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277. Email tour@tastehistoryculinarytours.org 

Brief Facts about Taste History:
  • Offered year-round
  • Held on the first, second, third and fourth Saturdays at 11am
  • At least 3 to 4 locally owned and family owned bakeries and eateries are visited for food tasting. Some cuisines may be culturally-specific.  Most food portions are hearty.
  • Cultural centers or emerging art and craft shops are visited
  • Tour travels through historic neighborhoods, downtowns, main streets and off the beaten path.
  • Bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking
  • Some eating experiences are standing-only. 
  • Tour is at least 3 to 4 hours
  • Food and Florida history are narrated by a guide
  • To maintain an element of surprise, each tour is different and never an exact duplication of any previous tour hosted. 
  • Private group tours are also available during the weekday
  • Pre-payment is required. Fees are inclusive
  • Tour takes place Rain or Shine.
  • Dietary Restrictions Cannot be Accommodated. Click here to read about types of foods served on the tour.  
  • Taste History is a food tasting tour, with art and history combined, and although there is some sitting it's not a sit-down luncheon but many of the food portions are hearty and most people are full by the end of the tour.
Click here to read News Media Reviews 


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2016 Taste History Dates:

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
 

  

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
 

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
 


Saturday, March 12, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana
 

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton  Beach

 
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - West Palm Beach & Lake Worth

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana (Saturday, April 9th is Sold-Out)
 

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

  

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

  

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton

 

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, August 6, 2015 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Special Thanksgiving Weekend Culinary Tour to Lake Worth & Lantana
 
 

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - Special Holiday Tour to Lake Worth & Lantana



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Saturday, June 11, 2016

The Debutantes' Cuisine, Culture, Career and Beauty Weekend 2016



A Spring season Taste History Culinary Tour hosted  20 debutantes plus board members of the Frances J. Bright Woman’s Club.  The tour kicked-off a two-day second annual Career, Culture & Beauty Weekend for the group.  Their Taste History Culinary Tour traveled to Lake Worth and Lantana featuring 7 eateries, local art shops, a historic building and the Lake WorthLULA Arts District.  The tour was hosted at Mother Earth Sanctuary Café, the Lake Worth Art League Gallery, The Taco Lady, The Java Juice Bar, Artisans on the Ave Gallery, Brogues Downunder, Hoffman's Chocolates, Mama Gizzi and the Cheese & Wine Café.    




The Career, Culture & Beauty weekend was created especially for the debutantes.  The weekend is chaired and organized by Lori J. Durante of the non-profit Taste History Culinary Tour program. The second day of the program on was held at Macy’s Boynton Beach and featured speakers in the areas of architecture, interior design and retail.  The objective of the weekend is to expose the striving college-bound ladies to new cultural foods, emerging artists, other Florida history and unique careers.  Some of the speakers included Vicki Soderlund, A.I.A. of Soderlund Architecture & Design; interior designer Angela Colley of AC Styles Designs; David Green, Vice President/GM of Macy's; and Taryn Neal, Macy's College Relations Manager.  Macy’s was the presenting sponsor of the weekend.


 
The Frances J. Bright Woman’s Club (FJBWC) was established in 1958 by the namesake African American educator in Delray Beach, Florida.  The leaders of this prestigious organization are esteemed African American educators and business owners, the black elite.  The mission of FJBWC is to help provide etiquette training for African American high school girls who are invited into the program based on academics and good character.  The program also helps to raise scholarship monies for the young ladies.  The Debutantes in Class of 2016 are from Coconut Creek, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Palm Springs, Royal Palm Beach and West Palm Beach. They are all honor roll students who graduated from Atlantic Community High School, Boca Raton Community High School, Florida Atlantic University High School, Olympic Heights High School, Palm Beach Gardens High School, Palm Beach Lakes Community High School, Royal Palm Beach High School, William T. Dwyer High School, Santaluces High School and Village Academy High School.

 

















 











 


















 
 
 
 


 






  
 








 
 




























 
 
 























 
 

 Day Two
Taste History's Career & Beauty Day
in partnership with Macy's Boynton Beach


































 
The non-profit Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, Florida has been designated one of the official community event partners for the State of Florida’s Viva Florida initiative.  

The tour program includes bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking. The mission of the tour includes incorporating education about food culture and food history with the food tastings thus dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated.
 
Taste History is sponsored, in part, by Macy’s. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Additional support for Taste History has been received from Kingston Fresh, Carl and Iris Apfel; and bequests from the late Patricia Ann Ravo and the late Boris & Edith Rueger.

Effective February 1, 2015, $45 per person is the new rate for the tours traveling to Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth and Lantana. The new rate for the West Palm Beach/Northwood Village tour is $50 per person. Free for children under age 14 (children must be accompanied by a paid adult family member). Children age 14 and over pay regular price. Due to the increase in fees that are charged to our organization for the tour bus rental and insurance; an increase in our tour fees is necessary. Pre-paid reservations that have been made prior to that date will not be affected. Taste History is a non-profit educational organization. Fees are inclusive of all food and visits to cultural centers and art galleries. 

For more information, call 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277. Email tour@tastehistoryculinarytours.org 

Brief Facts about Taste History:
  • Offered year-round
  • Held on the first, second, third and fourth Saturdays at 11am
  • At least 3 to 4 locally owned and family owned bakeries and eateries are visited for food tasting. Some cuisines may be culturally-specific.  Most food portions are hearty.
  • Cultural centers or emerging art and craft shops are visited
  • Tour travels through historic neighborhoods, downtowns, main streets and off the beaten path.
  • Bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking
  • Some eating experiences are standing-only. 
  • Tour is at least 3 to 4 hours
  • Food and Florida history are narrated by a guide
  • To maintain an element of surprise, each tour is different and never an exact duplication of any previous tour hosted. 
  • Private group tours are also available during the weekday
  • Pre-payment is required. Fees are inclusive
  • Tour takes place Rain or Shine.
  • Dietary Restrictions Cannot be Accommodated. Click here to read about types of foods served on the tour.  
  • Taste History is a food tasting tour, with art and history combined, and although there is some sitting it's not a sit-down luncheon but many of the food portions are hearty and most people are full by the end of the tour.
Click here to read News Media Reviews 


Like Taste History on Facebook:
Follow Taste History on Twitter:
Join Taste History on Pinterest:

 
2016 Taste History Dates:

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
 

  

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 


Saturday, March 12, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton  Beach

 
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - West Palm Beach & Lake Worth

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana (Saturday, April 9th is Sold-Out)
 

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

  

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

  

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton

 

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, August 6, 2015 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

 

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Special Thanksgiving Weekend Culinary Tour to Lake Worth & Lantana

 
 

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - West Palm Beach/Lake Worth

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - Lake Worth/Lantana

 

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - Special Holiday Tour to Lake Worth & Lantana



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