Local Food News
Welcome new Tour Partners!
As Salem’s food scene continues to grow and thrive, we are delighted to welcome our newest Food Tour Partners: A MANO, Bambolina, The Cheese Shop of Salem, Jodi Bee Bakes, Koto, and The Naumkeag Ordinary. We’ll have more info on these outstanding shops and restaurants soon. To view all of our wonderfulTour Partners, please click here.
Clockwise, top left A MANO, crafting pasta by hand on Pickering Wharf; top right, Bambolina on Derby Street creating Neapolitan pizzas; bottom left Koto on Washington Street featuring fresh sushi and Asian inspired cuisine; and the Naumkeag Ordinary, farm-to-table fresh local ingredients on the menu which changes weekly.
Restaurant Week is here!
November 8-12 & 15-19
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.
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.
Photo: sushi at award-winning Opus in Salem; below house made desserts at Olde Main Street Pub, two of the many wonderful Tour Partners participating in Fall Restaurant Week.
Join us! Fall Food Tours
Delicious excursions all season
A reminder that we run Food Tours and AM Coffee Walks all year – including through the winter months. There is nothing better than strolling our pretty streets, and warming up while enjoying amazing food and wine while meeting the hard-working folks at our incredible local shops and restaurants. Join us on an upcoming Tour – we’ve got open spots this week! Visit our Reservations page to learn more and to book your tickets. Visiting guests? Tours make a memorable excursion for private or corporate groups.
Photo left: warm and yummy fall squash soup at Scratch Kitchen; right: outstanding pumpkin cheesecake at Gulu Gulu Cafe.
Christmas in Salem 2015
Returns to the historic McIntire District
Salem Food Tours is excited to once again be a part of this year’sChristmas in Salem. The annual event, now in it’s 36th year, 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 tour “From 1st Church to Church Street.” Information click here.
Photo: grab a cup of homemade “Le Chocolate Chaud” at Melita Fiore on Washington Street when doing your holiday shopping. #Shoplocal #eatlocal