New York City is a cultural melting pot, boasting an eclectic collection of some of the most diverse neighborhoods in the world. And with the Tenements, Tales and Tastes Tour from Urban Oyster, you will get an inside look into what it’s like to live in various neighborhoods all across the city. Explore tenement-lined streets in areas like Chinatown, Loisaida, Little Italy, and Kleindeutschland. Your licensed expert tour guide will regale you with tales that are rooted in the local culture of each, distinct pocket. And the best part: you will be able to sample local fare from each spot.
Learn about bakeries that are a century old, markets owned and operated by immigrants, churches that were community hubs, and other historical sites all across Manhattan’s Lower East Side. You will have the opportunity to taste a number of delicious dishes that are as authentic as the restaurants they’re from, created by hand by the immigrants who call the neighborhoods home.
This is truly a trip that transports you back in time, and grants you a keener insight into the story of the immigrant who moved their family to New York City, a story that is the origin of so many of our families. This is a tour that is as tasty as it is interesting and it is a must-do for foodies and history buffs alike.