Local Food News
Salem a culinary gem on the North Shore
Salem’s amazing food scene continues to grow with some terrific new shops and restaurants (see recent Salem News article.) And with it we’re happy to announce our newest Food Tour Partners – including A&B Salem (opening next month), Longboards Cafe, Melita Fiore, Opus, and Salem Screamery. To view all of our wonderful Tour Partners, please click here.
Clockwise, top left Salem Screamery offers locally sourced ingredients and chef inspired flavors, with seasonal favorites such as pumpkin cheesecake and caramel apple. Top right: Melita Fiore Patisserie creates beautiful fresh baked, home style pastries made with fresh local ingredients. Bottom left: Longboards on Pickering Wharf offers delicious flatbreads, and award-winning sandwiches with their fresh Giardineira topping. Bottom right: lighting up Salem’s downtown, Opus uses fresh, local ingredients to create amazing tapas plates, incredible sushi, a divine drink list, and more. Open lunch/dinner/brunch.
Restaurant Week is here!
November 3-7 & 10-14
For 10 days participating Salem restaurants offer either a two-course prix-fixe dinner menu for $18, or a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu for $28 (or both.) It’s a great chance to enjoy a fantastic meal at that Salem restaurant you’ve always wanted to try, or to revisit some much-loved places. For more information click here.
Vegan Tour Nov. 17th
With special guest Kristin Lejeunesse of Will Travel for Vegan Food
Salem Food Tours is thrilled to announce our upcoming Vegan Food Tour* on Sunday November 17th. This Tour will feature all-vegan tastings at some of Salem’s best shops and restaurants. Joining us will be special guest Kristin Lajeunesse, author and vegan travel expert of Will Travel for Vegan Food. Besides being a featured speaker at veggie festivals, Kristin has also launched the first and only vegan wedding resource website, Rose Pedals Vegan Weddings. Kristin will be giving guests information on the terrific vegan options that are happening across the U.S. We can’t wait to show all our guests some of the wonderful options across Salem!
*This Tour is currently sold out, but if you would like to be added to our wait list, please email: info@SalemFoodTours.com.
Salem Food Tours
In The News…
We were thrilled to have our Food Tours and our Partners featured in several media outlets this fall, including the September Vegetarian Times issue; The Salem News; and on the popular news magazine Toni On! NY. Salem Food Tour Partners Salem Spice and Scratch Kitchen (photo below) were also featured in this special segment which shows Salem’s vibrant food scene and spice history. To watch, click here, and then scroll down to the third segment entitled “One of the Nation’s Most Significant Ports.” If you are on Facebook, you can also view the segment by clicking on photo below. (showing: Chef Bill of Scratch Kitchen and TV host Toni Senecal.)
Christmas in Salem 2013
This year in the historic Derby Waterfront area
Salem Food Tours is excited to be a part of this year’s Christmas in Salem. The annual event features about a dozen historic Salem homes dressed for the holidays. If you’ve never experienced Christmas in Salem, we can’t recommend this amazing stroll enough (an annual tradition in our family!) Besides the Candlelight Tours making the Friday opening night special, Salem Food Tours will be offering mini spice tours that will include tastings at Salem Spice. Advanced tickets information click here.
Our First Anniversary
Heartfelt THANK YOUs to all!
We were so pleased to celebrate our one year anniversary in September. Thank you to our friends and all our wonderful guests; the support of local organizations such as Destination Salem, Salem Chamber of Commerce, and Salem Main Streets, as well as Mayor Kimberley Driscoll; and so many others. Special thanks to our AMAZING Tour Partners – the extraordinary group of shops and restaurants who make Salem such a delicious place to live, work, and visit!
We look forward to future Tours with a smile and with gratitude.
We share with you our photo gallery to browse through highlights of our first year: http://www.flickr.com/photos/salemfoodtours.
And to pair with that fall meal…