What to Expect from a Downcity Providence Food Tour:
One-of-a-Kind Food Tastings – This narrated, guided Food Tour visits at least six food tasting locations in the Downcity Arts District neighborhood. Delicious food tastings are served from both casual eateries serving up approachable, local farm-to-table comfort food to award winning fine dining plating fresh creative dishes. A few stops include the tasting and “art of bao making” (what’s a bao, right? All will be revealed) and a “Parisian Inspired Café” where guests partake in the pleasures of seasonal, wholesome goodness, a Coal Fired made from scratch gourmet favorite, and a non-traditional, experimental bakery stand serving up inventive sweet and savory snacks.
Historic & Cultural Experience – Between bites and samplings, you’ll get an insider’s view of the Providence Downcity’s “hot” modern day culinary landscape, where food, art and architecture collide in a very walkable, scenic, diverse small city. Our expert guides share their knowledge of epicurean favorites, hidden murals and art, architectural gems, hidden speakeasies and local festivals and entertainment to be found in the Creative Capital.
Who Should Take the Downcity Providence Tour?
Locals and Visitors
Visitors will want to explore one of the more nationally recognized and growing food scenes in the country, while learning about what Rhode Islander’s already know and love about the Creative Capital. Our knowledgeable guides will walk you through a diverse and tasty food journey as we share some history of the rich architectural gems of the city and it’s arts culture.
Locals will want to learn the backgrounds of their favorite restaurants, specialty dishes and discover new exciting places they have yet to try. It’s also fun to share with family and friends the colorful history and culture of the city.
All guests will discover new eateries they will want to return to while visiting the city, we will even tip you off to little known eateries, happenings, places to stay, etc., not found on our tours. Dish & Dine with us to experience this unique adventure in a lively culinary and cultural community – truly an enjoyable afternoon for all!