Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boca West Country Club broke-through the rain on Culinary Tour to Boynton Beach, Delray Beach


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries, cultural districts and Florida history beginning with Spaniard explorer Juan Ponce de Leon’s arrival to Florida which he named.
Palermo's Bakery. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.
 
The November 18, 2014 trip went to places that included Hurricane Alley Raw Bar & Restaurant located in the historic 1919 Harvey Oyer, Jr. building in Downtown Boynton Beach; City of Boynton Beach Art in Public Places on Ocean Avenue which is Boynton’s original downtown; the farm-to-table Secret Garden Café; the Boynton Beach Industrial Arts District, CFCreations Art Studio and Gallery at the Boynton Beach Industrial Arts District;  Palermo's Bakery which was established more than 100 years ago in Sicily; Shaffer's Tea Room located in the original 1903 church parsonage for Cason United Methodist Church; the  historic St. Paul's Episcopal Church which erected its first building in 1904; and the William DeBilzan Gallery. 15 different cuisines were tasted among 5 eateries in 5 districts and the guests met emerging and established artists.



Hurricane Alley Raw Bar & Restaurant.  Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Hurricane Alley Raw Bar & Restaurant. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Hurrican Alley Raw Bar & Restaurant. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Walking along Ocean Avenue/Avenue of the Arts in Downtown Boynton Beach. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Secret Garden Cafe, a farm-to-table eatery. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.




Secret Garden Cafe. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Secret Garden Café. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Secret Garden Café. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Secret Garden Café. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Chef Lynn Dorsey of the Secret Garden Café which has a culinary incubator program. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Boynton Beach (Industrial) Arts District. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.




Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.




CF Creations Art Studio at the Boynton Beach (Industrial) Arts District. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.




Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Rolando Chang Barrero of the ActivistArtista Gallery at the Boynton Beach (industrial) Arts District. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Howdy Doody?  Artistic inspiration or hanging in the balance? ActivistArtista Gallery at the Boynton Beach (industrial) Arts District. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.




Michael Kupillas Art Studio at the Boynton Beach (industrial) Arts District. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.

Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.




Palermo's Bakery. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.

 


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.






Shaffer's Tea Room. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church is famous for its classical music concerts. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


William DeBilzan Gallery. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


William DeBilzan Gallery. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


William DeBilzan Gallery. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.


William DeBilzan Gallery. Neither rain nor sleet could stop the members of the Boca West Country Club from having a break-through on the Taste History Culinary Tour that made its way around Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The dimly lit day was brightened by the members as they ventured through local cuisines, art galleries and Florida history.

Taste History is an official Community Event Partner for the State of Florida's Viva Florida initiative to celebrate its history and culture:


http://www.vivaflorida.org/Events/Taste-History-Culinary-Tours-of-Historic-Palm-Beach-County



Taste History has been ranked by The Culture Trip as one of Florida's Best Food Fiestas and Festivals in the State of Florida
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The Taste History Culinary Tours are available to the general public on the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month. Pre-payment is required.
To purchase tickets for the Taste History Culinary Tours go here.  Call 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277.

Click here for private group tour information.
To purchase tickets on-line for the Taste History Culinary Tour of Historic Palm Beach County, visit tastehistoryculinarytours.org or call 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277. Pre-payment is required. The Taste History Culinary Tours are open to the general public on the 1st2nd, 3rd and 4th Saturdays of each monthPrivate group tours are also available.



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 eateries are visited for food tasting. The food portions are hearty.
  • Cultural centers or art galleries are visited
  • Tour travels through historic neighborhoods and districts
  • 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 tasted.
Click here to read News Media Reviews

Due to the exceeding popularity of the non-profit Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, the first seven-months sold-out. To meet the demand for the culinary tours, more dates have been added with the tours being expanded to consist of food samplings in historic Lake Worth including Lantana in Palm Beach County, Florida. Therefore, the tours are held at 11am year-round on the firstsecond, third and fourth Saturdays of each month, plus private group tours are offered. On December 6, 2014, the tours expand,ed yet again, by adding the Taste History Culinary Tour of Historic Northwood Village/West Palm Beach.  The Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach, Florida program is offered on the third and fourth Saturdays of each month. And, Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Lake Worth & Lantana program is held on the second Saturday of each month, year-round.  And, the Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Northwood Village/West Palm Beach is on the first Saturdays of each month.

The non-profit Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County includes family owned and locally operated eateries, markets and urban farms in historic Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth and Lantana; and Northwood Village/West Palm Beach plus exclusive discounts at Macy’s are provided specifically for the guests on the Taste History Culinary TourThe Taste History Culinary Tours are the first food tours of its style in Palm Beach County and are conducted by the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH) which is a non-profit 501c3 organization. These food tours include a live guide and are at least  4-hours with a combination of bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking tour with visits to at least 3 to 4 restaurants/eateries/cultural sites for cuisine tastings along with alternating trips to historic districts, buildings and art galleries. There are now more 40 restaurant/food partners for the culinary tour that are visited on a rotating alternate schedule which means different eateries are visited each tour. Private group tours are also available.

The culinary tours are small-format with the average capacity for the tours being 15 to 20 people. The tour cannot accommodate dietary restrictions and dietary substitutions cannot be provided.

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 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.
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Taste History is sponsored, in part, by Macy's which is famous for its culinary tools department; the Patricia Ann Ravo Fund and the Boris & Edith Rueger Fund. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

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Upcoming culinary tour 2014 dates (culinary tours are held year-round and tours are offered to the general public. Pre-payment required)

Tours are offered year-round.  Click here to purchase tickets.

Upcoming 2014 Dates for Taste History Culinary Tour:
December 
Saturday, December 6, 2014 (Premiering Northwood Village/West Palm Beach) (December 6, 2014 is sold-out) 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 (Lake Worth/Lantana)
 
Saturday, December 27, 2014 - Delray Beach/Boynton  Beach

 
2015 Dates (Revised/More Dates Added)– Taste History Culinary Tours

Saturday, January 3, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana New Year's Weekend Culinary Tour
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach (Saturday, January 17, 2015 is Sold-out)
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, January 31, 2014 - Lake Worth/Lantana ( extra date added)

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - Northwood Village/West Palm Beach (February 7, 2015 is Sold-out)

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana (February 14th is Valentine's Day Tour)

Saturday, February 21, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, February 28, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, March 7, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach (March 7, 2015 is Sold-out)

Saturday, March 14, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana (March 14, 2015 is Sold-Out)

Saturday, March 21, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, March 28, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, April 11, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, April 25, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, May 2, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach

Saturday, May 9, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, May 16, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, May 23, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, June 6, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach

Saturday, June 13, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, June 20, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, June 27, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, July 11, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, July 18, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, July 25, 2015 -  Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach

Saturday, August 8, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, August 15, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, August  22, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - Northwood Village/West Palm Beach
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Lake Worth/Lantana
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, October 3, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach

Saturday, October 10, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, October 17, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, October 24, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, November 7, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach

Saturday, November 14, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, November 21, 20015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, November 28, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach


Saturday, December 5, 2015 – Northwood Village/West Palm Beach

Saturday, December 12, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana

Saturday, December 19, 2015 – Delray Beach/Boynton Beach

Saturday, December 26, 2015 – Lake Worth/Lantana



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