A Tempting Taste: Capital Region USA Food Tours

The Capital Region is a foodie's dream come true. Savour the area's cuisine with this guide to top food tours in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

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Explore the diverse dishes of Washington, DC with DC Metro Food Tours. (Photo courtesy DC Metro Food Tours)
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DC Metro Food Tours offer a variety of tour options throughout the DC metropolitan region. (Photo courtesy DC Metro Food Tours)
Carroll Creek Linear Park in downtown Frederick, MD
Enjoy food and drink tastings at unique local restaurants and specialty food shops in historic Frederick, Maryland.
Brewer's Alley, Frederick, Maryland
Sample a fine selection of local draughts at Brewer's Alley in Frederick, Maryland.
Virginia Beach oysters
Foodies can feast on fresh oysters in Virginia Beach.
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Carroll Creek Linear Park in downtown Frederick, MD
Brewer's Alley, Frederick, Maryland
Virginia Beach oysters

Sample the best of the Capital Region on one of these top local food tours. Taste regional speciality food and drink, meet the chefs and producers, and learn the history of the region's cities and neighbourhoods from expert culinary guides.

Washington, DC Food Tours

There are more than 100 restaurants located in the city centre of Washington, DC. In addition, 18 DC restaurants have earned Michelin stars, 72 restaurants in the metropolitan region received Zagat scores of 4.5 or higher (out of a possible 5.0), and Washington, DC was called “one of the most exciting restaurant cities on the East Coast” by Travel + Leisure. DC’s culinary distinctions include James Beard award-winning chefs, AAA Five Diamond ratings and the regular inclusion of restaurants on Esquire’s annually updated list of “Best New Restaurants in America."

Foodies can sate their appetites for culinary adventures with the trusted guides of DC Metro Food Tours. Options include cultural walking excursions and culinary events that bring you to the area's most historic and diverse neighbourhoods. As you learn about the architecture and history of each neighbourhood — including famous residents, historic sites and events — you'll stop into local restaurants to sample an array of specially made dishes. 

Maryland Food Tours

Maryland is famous for its Chesapeake Bay seafood, but there are so many more flavours to sample! Embark on a three-hour guided walking tour and culinary adventure through Frederick's historic city centre with Taste Frederick Food Tours. You’ll enjoy food and drink tastings at unique local restaurants and speciality food shops, while savouring informational titbits regarding the city’s history, culture and architecture. It’s a fun and filling experience for you and your taste buds as you walk and dine your way through some of Frederick's most vibrant and scenic areas. 

In Baltimore, taste your way along a walking tour of historic — and architecturally stunning — neighbourhoods like Fells Point, Mt. Vernon and Federal Hill with Bite of Baltimore. As you learn about the history and culture of the areas, you'll also delight in a progressive dinner of locally sourced foods from restaurants that are making the news, all topped off with a seasonal cocktail. 

Virginia Food Tours

The Virginia Beach food scene isn’t just about the delicious food, it encompasses the entire dining experience. Be it your personal "catch of the day" prepared to perfection or an evening kayak paddle through Back Bay to make a dinner reservation, the city provides the setting for a foodie adventure like no other. Hoist the anchor and begin your voyage to discover the rich culinary background of the shore with Coastal Food Tours of Virginia. You'll follow food from the farm to the table, experience the history of the state and even catch your own dinner! 

Still feeling peckish? To enjoy even more flavours of the Capital Region, check out these classic American diners and this six-day culinary itinerary!

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