Get deep into the history, the people, the culture and the flavors of one of New York City's most iconic neighborhoods. Learn how its Italian food has defined generations of eaters and sample treats from some of the best food spots in Greenwich Village with the help of your foodie guide. You'll venture to hole-in-the-wall eateries, sit down restaurants and one-item shops, and uncover what sets this destination apart from the city as one of the best spots for authentic Italian cuisine.
Tour authentic Italian flavors in Greenwich Village
Learn about culture and history while sampling local favorites
This tour is as much about the food as it is about the culture and traditions that define Italian Greenwich Village. You'll follow your expert foodie guide through the streets of this dynamic neighborhood and hear stories about how the South Village section grew from a struggling working-class Italian immigrant to community to a food and culture Mecca. You'll uncover the differences between Italian-American and Italian cuisine and learn to pick the best ingredients for cooking dishes at home.
You'll sample various items as you move through The Village, and route change depending on the season, so you'll always have the most flavorful, up-to-date and seasonal dishes around. Typical stops include Pagani restaurant for unique homemade pasta and fresh rice balls known as arncini from Faicco's Market. The tour is topped off with a sweet treat!