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Archive for July, 2012

PostHeaderIcon Northern California Walking Food Tours

Eat. Walk. Talk.  Can you repeat after me?  Eat. Walk. Talk.

Exploring your palate while learning history, culture and meeting chefs and artisan shop owners all in a 3 hour foodie adventure is becoming the tour attraction to be on in Northern California.  Trends come and go with food but the following walking food tours are blossoming with hungry tour participants being led in every direction to great food, great fun and great friends.  Walking food tours take participants behind the scenes and into hidden gem restaurants and shops that offer tastings to temp your taste buds.

Top 8 Northern California Food Tours:

1.  Local Roots Food Tours – Sacramento, California

Local Roots Food Tours is Sacramento’s only food touring company which offers 5 different types of walking food and cultural tours as well as farm tours in and around Sacramento, California.  Voted #1 Tour in Sacramento in 2011-2012!   http://www.localrootsfoodtours.com; 1-800-407-8918  Tours offered Tuesdays thru Saturdays -  Tours run year round.

2.  Gourmet Walks – San Franciso, CA

Gourmet walks takes individuals on 4 different types of culinary tour routes; one being offered in Napa Valley, CA.  Chocolate tour?  You bet!  Sneek inside the world of Japan World in San Fran and see what you have been missing!  http://www.gourmetwalks.com

3.  Santa Cruz & Capitola Food Tours – Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz is a mecca for foodies….great mom and pop venues along with some great beer!  Fun city, fun people and lots of recreation..what more could you ask for except a tour around town eating, walking and talking!  Traveling beyond Santa Cruz, one must visit Capitola down the road and share in some excellent cuisine.  Voted #1 Tour in Santa Cruz.  http://www.santacruzfoodtour.com
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PostHeaderIcon Foodie Events in Northern California 4 July – Roadtrip!

Summer time is about EXPLORING….getting out and about and attending as many foodie events as possible in Northern California.  Want to know where?  We have compiled a listing of a few food related events for the month of July.  Get our your GPS, your fork, bib and appetite and come along as we journey thru some of Northern California’s foodie adventures!

July 14, 2012  – 5th ANNUAL CAPAY TOMATO FESTIVAL – Farm Fresh To You and Capay Organic invite the public to the 5th Annual Capay Tomato, the farm’s festival that celebrates the great taste of organic heirloom and cherry tomatoes. The event will offer activities for all ages, including tomato tastings, farm tours, tractor tram rides, crafts and live music (3 bands) throughout the afternoon and into the evening. Farm fresh tacos and sandwiches, Pop Nation popsicles and local wine and beer will be sold. Attendees are invited to camp overnight in the farm orchards.
Buy tickets online until July 9th. $20 online; $25 at door; kids 12 and under are free.  1-800-796-6009 during business hours.

July 13-15, 2012 – BRENTWOOD CORNFEST!   Celebrating our agricultural heritage in a three-day weekend of fun, food and entertainment.  Plenty of local grown corn and fun filled corn activities; kid’s zone, live music, lots of food with corn of course, local brews and wine.  Tickets available: 925-634-3344 ? Brentwood, California
July 14, 2012 – Wine Country Big Q  Join us at the second annual Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition at Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa. Some of the best Pit Masters will be here to serve you up a slice. Sample great barbecued meats, world class wines, and award-winning brews while enjoying great country and blues music. ? Santa Rosa, CA

July 19-21, 2012 – California Wine Festival 2012 – The ‘Biggest Wine Festival Under the Sun.’ Over 200 of California’s finest wines from every wine region in the state – showcasing a total of over 350 fine wines. Over 2,500 wine fans will grab their glass and start swirling and sipping, while live music on stage keeps the party going.  Santa Barbara, CA

July 20-21, 2012 – Marysville Peach Fest – The 12th Annual Marysville Peach Festival is going to be an exciting event with a wide variety of new and returning craft vendors, food vendors cooking for every taste bud, several delicious choices of peach related foods, and great entertainment for all ages. Details call: (530) 749-3954, Marysville, CA

July 21, 2012 – 11th Annual Taste of the Delta – ?A great foodie event where you can come either by car or boat!  Held at the Village West Marina, the event showcases wineries and restaurants in the California Delta region. Guests sample wines and foods, enjoy vendor booths, live music, and silent and live auctions. Stockton, CA   916-777-4041
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The Local Roots Food Tour at Murphys, CA is truly a winner --- participants get so much information including history of the town, explanation of the historic sites and buildings, wine tasting, food tastes at various of the restaurants, and a healthy stroll through the city! A great way to get acquainted with this charming area.
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