Edible Excursions Food Tours, For the Love of Food's latest culinary experience, brings Culinary Nomads together in the quest for the holy grail of food and wine travel discoveries. Edible Excursions Food Travel engages Passionate Food Lovers in culinary journeys, immersing you in the great traditions of local cuisines, against the backdrop of the magnificent cultural tapestry of each region. Delicious travel experiences, all at a reasonable price… delectable, memorable, and unique!
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Contact Chef Diane today for personalized Culinary Tours and updated pricing. Please see our one-of-a-kind past tours below, ranging from Annapolis Culinaria to Northern Virginia Hunt Country Food & Wine Tour; transportation can be arranged for your custom tour group.
Northern Virginia Hunt Country
Food and Wine Tour
The Culinary Heart of Italy
A Tour of Verona and Bologna
The Ultimate Foodie's Tour!
2-Weeks in Northern Italy - DATE TBD
We’ll tour the
Our tour, but not our glorious day, will end at the Ramshead Tavern for a late lunch. Enjoy a private dining room with an open bar, including all the beers on tap as well as house wines and sodas. After lunch, you are free to explore the streets and shops of
We'll meet at the Park & Ride on Rte 175 at 10:00 AM for carpooling. We'll pay for your gas & parking in Annapolis. Directions and information will be provided when you register.
DATE TBD 11:00 AM $99
Includes High Tea, Chocolate Workshop, Tour of Baltimore Coffee, Chocolate/Coffee Class & transportation
Join For the Love of Food for an afternoon of pampering & decadence reveling in these sinful, local food delights. We will begin our reverie at the Gypsy's Tea Room in
From there we'll travel across the gorgeous, lush valley to Glarus Chocolatier in Timonium for a tour of their incredibly aromatic and spotless chocolate workshop, to see how they create their their incredible, handmade, artisan chocolates – and of course, get a nibble!
After we've consumed and bought our fill, we'll wobble over to Baltimore Coffee and Tea Company, for after all, what goes better with great chocolate than equally great coffee? There we'll explore the coffee making process from beans to cup.
Before we leave the area we have a surprise in store for you - a visit to yet another 'fooderie' (you’ll have to come along to find out!)
Finally, we'll unwind back at For the Love of Food's kitchen over a cup of freshly ground & brewed coffee, while, together with Chef Diane, we'll whip up a treat or two using coffee & chocolate bought on our trip. Oh My, now that’s what I call a day!
Spend a relaxing day with For the Love of Food in beautiful
We'll begin our glorious day at South Mountain Creamery, the only farm based milk processing plant in
Northern Virginia Hunt Country Food & Wine Tour
DATE TBD 10:00 am $140
Includes Brunch, Private Wine Tastings, Tour of Waterford, & Transportation
Join us in a journey back in time to beautiful
You and For the Love of Food will begin the day by crossing into
After brunch, we'll wind our way to the beautiful Quaker Village of Waterford, founded in 1733. Waterford has remained virtually unchanged since the early 1800's.
For a bit more of Virginia's wines we’re off to the Village Winery for another wine tasting.
In case you'd like to bring home a wonderful dessert or just take a walk around a country store that's been in operation for over 60 years, the High Hill Country Store is it. A true country store that has been in operation since 1946 and known for its selection of over 30 different kinds of home made pies, this is the perfect finale to our historic day.
Crossing back into
Join For the Love of Food on a wonderful weekend exploring both the old and new culinary traditions of
For decades the
We will leave
Friday night we have reservations at Amada Tapas Bar, known for some of the finest Spanish food in town along with some scorching
Saturday morning will begin with a private tour led by local Chef/Author, Louise Cianfero Simpson of the famous Italian Market. We’ll get to shop where local chefs buy their products and sample some of the traditional Italian foods. You may want to take the opportunity to eat the best cheese steak in Philly at Tony Luke’s before enjoying a free afternoon.
Saturday night offers a chanc eto get dressed up for dinner at The Striped Bass. The restaurant is considered one of the best in
"an imaginative menu swimming in seafood, from classics like a chilled seafood tasting to a wild striped bass crudo and bay scallops with morels and ramps. Don’t miss the yellowfin tuna “BLT” served with a cube of pork belly and roasted garlic aïoli. If you’re lucky, a special of line-caught wild salmon with candied orange rind, orange gastrique and smoky sea salt will be available..."
After dinner, you will be free to once again to explore the city on your own or join the Chef and Dick for a gelato at Capogiro, or a lively walking tour of the South Street area.
Sunday, after checking out of our hotel we will enjoy brunch at Lacroix, voted best new restaurant by Espquire magazine, before returning home to