Food Tour - History and Heritage of New Orleans

Discover an array of Creole and Cajun fares that have shaped New Orleans' culinary identity.

On this food tour led by Guide Dylan, you will have the unique opportunity to explore the history and heritage of New Orleans by sampling some of the city's best culinary offerings.

Some of the experiences you can look forward to on this food tour include stopping by classic Creole restaurants, neighborhood sandwich shops, hot sauce bars, artisanal candy stores, and so much more. Once inside, you’ll sample dishes like gumbo, Creole brisket, muffulettas, poboys, pralines and even more that represent the breadth and diversity of New Orleans' culinary heritage.

  • Minimum Guests 1
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Food Stops 10
  • Approximate Duration 3 hours
  • Labels City Tours, Walking Food Tours

Reviews guests left for this experience



15 Jan 2020

Amazing! Tour was great, Food was good, learned a lot!



12 Jan 2020

Outstanding tour with Beth. Whose knowledge of the city and history of the cuisine was the highlight of our trip to New Orleans.



04 Sep 2019

Fantastic tour in New Orleans led by an incredibly knowledgable guide. Highly recommend!

Meet your guide

Raised in vibrant New Orleans, it was inevitable that Dylan O'Donnell would master the subtleties of Louisiana cuisine. While living in Rome, he picked up the nickname Doctor Gumbo due to his habit of cooking for friends. After returning to New Orleans, O'Donnell started Doctor Gumbo Tours with his wife, Tracy. Together, they've introduced hundreds of guests to local hotspots and historical sites throughout Southern Louisana.

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