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Culinary Tours

Welcome Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours, the new operator of Wilmington food tours previously organized by Culinary Adventures with Liz Biro. 

Celebrating five tasty years in busness, Taste Carolina is  the best way to sample Wilmington's delicious array of restaurants. Book Wilmington tours now!!. And don't forget, Taste Carolina offers food tours in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Hillsborough. 

New and upcoming tours from Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours:

Top Chef Farmers Market Tour & Cooking Class

Saturday mornings

Food from the Farmer's Market tour Join culinary tour guide Liz Biro for a coffee tasting and morning treats at Hot Pink Cake Stand or Port City Java. Then, with coffees in hand, it's a short stroll to downtown Wilmington's abundant Riverfront Farmers Market for more tastings and lessons in how to shop the market like a profssional chef. We'll make some purchases and then head to Aubriana's for a hands-on cooking class in the kitchen with chef Tyson Amick, one of Wilmington's very best. The class will produce our wonderful lunch. You'll never consider frozen vegetables again.  

Photo from the Top Chef Farmer's Market tourReservations required! Book NOW!    

Summer 2014 dates coming soon.

Gift certificates available! Contact Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

Downtown Wilmington Restaurant Walking Tours

Afternoon Restaurant Tour 2:30 p.m. Saturdays
Dinner & Drinks Tour 3 p.m. Saturdays

Food from the Heart of Downtown tourDowntown Wilmington is a food lover's dream, and these tours get to the heart of this delicious area. A melting pot of flavors make up the fabulous menu of tastings at 5 to 6 downtown restaurants. You‘ll hob nob with the city’s top chefs, get big servings of Wilmington food history and hear lots of restaurant dish. Find out where to eat and how the Port City become a foodie paradise.

Afternoon Downtown Restaurant Tour! BOOK NOW!

 Downtown Dinner & Drinks Tour! BOOK NOW! 

Gift certificates available! Contact Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

Drinks Downtown Cocktail Walking Tour

Dates coming soon!

Drinks from the Drinks Downtown tourQuick-paced and cool, featuring imaginative cocktails, fine wines, maybe a N.C. craft beer and maybe a surprise nosh at 4 downtown Wilmington hot spots. Hear about the Port City's drink history and meet the magic-making mixologists behind its best bars. Get cocktail making tips and discover how to pair wine or beer with dessert. Who knows what you'll shake up after toasting on this tour!

Reservations required!  

Summer 2014 dates coming soon.

Contact Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

*new tours Coming soon!

Tasty tours of downtown's Castle Street antiques district and uptown's The Forum shopping center are in the works. Tours are being arranged for the Wrightsville Beach area, too. And the downtown Farmers Market Tour is expanding its options. Keep checking for new tours.

*Coming soon: Feasting at The Forum

Spice blends, olive oil from around the world, Asian flavors, healthy food, fine wines and places to watch chefs work while you eat. North Wilmington's The Forum shopping center is a food hub. Your tummy and shopping bag will be full of wonderful things by the end of this walking tour coming soon.

Custom and special group tours

Visit family seafood markets. Tour farmers markets. Take a bus tour of ethnic markets that ends with a fabulous lunch or dinner using some of the ingredients discovered along the way. Whether you are organizing a special event for a birthday, anniversary, the Red Hat Ladies, a touring club, conference activities, step-on tours or some other gathering, contact Taste Carolina to customize bus and walking tours that suit your needs.