“We are thrilled to announce these new tours with Mario Batali, whose name is synonymous with great food and dining in New York City. They are perfect for ‘foodies’ as well as for anyone who enjoys exploring the city, learning about its history, and doing it all while enjoying great food along the way.” Stephen Oddo, Co-Founder of Walks of New York.
Walks of New York announces new collaboration
with Mario Batali
Small group tours to include tastings at Batali restaurants, favorite New York City culinary spots
and guided historical tour of Greenwich Village
Offering unprecedented access to Chef Batali’s acclaimed New York restaurants, you will learn how some of his best-known dishes are prepared and visit some of his favorite butchers, cheesemakers and specialty food shops in the city in this new 3 hour tour.
As well as discovering local history you will learn about Batali’s food ideology, taking the Italian approach of locally-sourced ingredients and seasonal produce, picking up practical tips, tricks, and recommendations, as well as enjoying some delicious food tastings of a few of Mario’s restaurants and favorite local eateries.
Samplings will include some great olive oil and balsamic vinegar, an arancino appetizer followed by more appetizers of cheese, salumi, and bruschetta at the Otto Enoteca Pizzeria, gnocchi at Lupa Osteria Romana, and finish things off with a dessert back in the heart of the Village.
All the details
From 25th September 2014 the Mario Batali™ Culinary Tours will take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday starting at 9:30 am for three hours. The ticket price is $64 per adult with discounts offered for students, seniors, and children. The fee includes all tastings and courses and is designed to have enough food to serve as lunch. The Mario Batali Restaurants visited for tastings include Otto Enoteca & Pizzeria and Lupa Osteria Romana.
Other small group tours for 12 people or less on offer from Walks of New York include:
- Meet the Met: Highlights of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
- New York Photography Tour with B&H Photo: High Line, Meatpacking, Chelsea Market
- Lower East Side Stories: Traditional New York Culture & Food
- Broadway: Behind the Scenes
- Highlights of New York Tour: Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central
Visit their website for further information and to book: Walks of New York.