Epicurean Exchange returns to New Orleans for a exceptional week experiencing the life and culture of "The Big Easy"! Named one of the best food cities in America, this is a not-to-be-missed tour for anyone wanting to experience the unique fusion of life, music, food and cocktail culture!
Five fun-filled days exploring, dining, touring, food sourcing and visiting unique neighborhoods, farms, and some of the best restaurants and music venues in the city. We have included hands-on cooking experiences, plantation visits, endless jazz and unique food, architectural, and walking tours round out this exceptional week!
Tour highlights include:
Visit to the Westwego Shrimp lot and private cooking class and crawfish boil at the French Quarter home of renowned local chef Amy Sins
A must-do walking tour of Lafayette cemetery #1
Private “Cocktail Walking & Tasting Tour”; learning about the history and origins of some of the city's most notable libations
Front row seats and an unforgettable Jazz concert at legendary Preservation Hall
Cooking class and giving back volunteer event at Second Harvest of New Orleans; making classics recipes for the locals
Dining at some of the city's classic restaurants: Arnaud's, Mr.B's, and Commander's Palace
Sample the best of the best as we will together be on a quest for Fresh Oysters, Gumbo, Jambalaya, Po-Boys, BBQ Shrimp and Beignets
Visits to the Katrina, Mardi Gras and Lower Ninth Ward Living Museums
Music listening and dancing on Frenchmen's Street