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    Himalayan Food Tour in Jackson Heights

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    The area surrounding 74th St. in Jackson Heights has long been known as Little India. Now home to more than a dozen restaurants offering Tibetan and Nepalese cuisine Himalayan Heights is a more apt moniker. Explore this exciting cuisine, straight from the rooftop of the world. You'll savor freshly made beef momo -- the dumplings that are Tibet's national dish -- and delectable sukuti, a Nepali beef jerky. And don't forget about those Indian eateries. You will also stop for the savory vegetarian snacks known as chaat, kebabs, freshly made paratha, and Indian sweets.
    Himalayan Food Tour in Jackson Heights

    Jackson Heights, New York

    • Explore the culinary offerings of Jackson Heights, Queens' Little India
    • Taste your way through Tibetan, Himalayan, and Indian cuisine, from fresh dumplings to steaming kebabs
    • Discover the gastronomic secrets of one of New York's most vibrant neighborhoods
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    Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour

    You can't see the best of Harlem from behind the window, so put it in park and pound the pavement on this 2-hour New York Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour.

    View a multimedia event to learn the history of New York City in a digitized 3-screen production telling the story of how the city grew into the world's greatest urban center. Then put on some comfortable shoes to take a leisurely hip-hop stroll through the Mecca of the hip-hop culture.

    Check out the sites of Dip Set, Harlem's oldest record shops, the legendary Apollo Theater, numerous clubs, plus learn the rich musical and political history. Join your guides and share your thoughts about life in the Big City and Walk it Out!

    This Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour is suitable for all ages, hip-hop enthusiasts, those interested in the Foundation of the Culture and return visitors to New York City. It is truly a one-of-a-kind experience with a perspective and focus which can only be shown by the Grand Masters of hip-hop. The Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour is family friendly and great for any age group and cultural background with an appreciation of old school and new school hip-hop music.

    Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour

    Fifth Avenue, New York

    • Explore Harlem locations that inspired and nurtured hip hop culture
    • See the birthplace of Hip-hop: Dip Set, record shops, the Apollo Theater, and countless clubs embodying Harlem's unique environment
    • Discover the stories behind hip hop's influential growth
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    Queens Southeast Asian Food Tour

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    Not only is Elmhurst Queens' second Chinatown, it's also home to a thriving Southeast Asian community. Tour and eat your way through the area's Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Thai markets and restaurants. You'll sample Indonesian dishes like creamy stewed jackfruit and crunchy keripik kentang kacang manis, Indonesia's sweet, spicy, and savory take on potato chips, at Java Village. Then it's time to tuck into a Vietnamese sandwich at JoJu while sipping a salty lemonade. You'll be able to browse the aisles at Thai Thai for ingredients like kaffir lime leaves, curry pastes, and Thai tea powder and sample such Thai delicacies as kluay khak -- a delectable mixture of fried taro, sweet potato, and plantain. Making for a full cultural experience, you will also be able to pay your respects to the Emerald Buddha at a nearby Thai temple.
    Queens Southeast Asian Food Tour

    Elmhurst, New York

    • Explore the culinary offerings of Elmhurst, Queens' second Chinatown and home to a thriving Southeast Asian community
    • Taste your way through Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Thai cuisine, from stewed jackfruit to salty lemonade
    • Discover the gastronomic secrets of one of New York's most vibrant neighborhoods
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    Flushing Chinatown Food Tour

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    Manhattan gets a lot of press, but Queens' downtown Flushing is the most vibrant and diverse Chinatown in New York City, offering a wealth of regional Chinese cookery as well as Korean, Malaysian, and Indian cuisines. Explore the myriad flavors of its bustling streets, food courts, and markets. You'll taste your way through the who's who of regional Chinese cuisine, including the fiery fare of Sichuan, the Silk Road-inflected cuisine of Xi'an, as well as delicate dumplings from Tianjin. Then, visit the neighborhood's famous food courts, restaurants, and hawker stands. Marvel at hand-pulled noodles being made at Golden Shopping Mall and savor creamy dou fu fa at Soy Bean Chen Flower Shop. There will also be a chance to shop at Malaysian markets and a visit to the gigantic Korean supermarket Assi Plaza, and even a trek to the Ganesh Temple to sample dosai.
    Flushing Chinatown Food Tour

    136-02 Roosevelt Ave, New York

    • Take a culinary tour of downtown Flushing, New York's most diverse Chinatown
    • Taste your way through traditional Chinese, Malaysian, Korean, and Indian cuisines, from hand-pulled noodles to savory dosai
    • Discover the gastronomic secrets of one of New York's most vibrant neighborhoods
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    Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

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    The maze of narrow and chaotic streets that make up Chinatown and Little Italy are often intimidating and unknown to both visitors and locals alike. Join a walking tour led by an animated and friendly guide to learn more about these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. On this walking food tour, you'll visit seven different locations, while sampling food, culture and history. Enjoy a scrumptious cannoli one minute, and be headed to devour dumplings the next. Visiting everything from NYC staples to family-owned shops, hidden gems, and historic landmarks, you'll be engulfed in a food experience to remember. Your tasting menu may include:
    • Homemade mozzarella paired with prosciutto
    • Imported Italian cheeses
    • An authentic Sicilian pastry, cannoli
    • A tasty Italian surprise
    • Sit-down to Authentic Chinese meal
    • Authentic Chinese dumplings
    • A traditional Chinese pastry
    Note: All food tastings are included. This tour is recommended for ages 10 and up. Tastings are subject to change without notice. Exact meeting location provided upon ticket purchase. Please make note of any dietary restrictions or food allergies in the "Special Requests" section when placing your booking. The tour will do its best to accommodate your food requests (this includes vegetarian substitutions if necessary).
    Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

    Chinatown, New York

    • Traverse the eccentric Chinatown and Little Italy neighborhoods by foot
    • Visit seven different tasting locations
    • Eat delicious Chinese and Italian staples, from egg custard tarts and dumplings to cannoli and prosciutto
    • Explore the history and culture of these NYC hot spots
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    55 positive reviews
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    Hip-Hop Tour

    Your expert Grandmaster guide will trace the history and influences of hip-hop in New York City, from its earliest years with pioneers DJ Red Alert, Grandmaster Caz, Rahiem of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and many others. You'll get the lowdown on famous groups like Public Enemy, Treacherous Three and the Sugarhill Gang. Aboard your luxury coach, you'll visit such sites as Graffiti Wall of Fame, Apollo Theater, Rucker Park, and more. Stop for lunch and get a taste of real soul food (not included in the tour ticket). On this fun-filled hip-hop tour, you'll even get to try your hand in the "Show Your Skills" segment of the tour, while dressed in plenty of "bling"! Perfect for the hip-hop enthusiast or even the curious, bring the family for an afternoon of discovery and fun.

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    Hip-Hop Tour

    Fifth Avenue, New York

    • Experience an interactive cultural tour of Manhattan, Harlem, and the Bronx that reveals the true meaning of hip hop
    • Trace hip hop's history from its pioneers: DJ Red Alert to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
    • Get the lowdown on famous acts like Public Enemy and The Sugarhill Gang
    • Visit such sites as Graffiti Wall of Fame, Apollo Theater, and Rucker Park
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    Harlem's History & Architectural Landscape Tour

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    Harlem is one of New York's oldest, culturally richest neighborhoods and top tourist attractions. And that's why it's easy to get boggled as a tourist (or even a native) when you have so much to do and see in such little time. That is where this food and cultural tour saves the day! With this elaborately planned bus tour, you can be sure to catch everything from scrumptious restaurants to architectural and cultural wonders of great old Harlem, as you are led by a guide, who will be either a practicing architect or a scholar in architectural history. See the real Harlem from a unique and breathtaking perspective on this fascinating bus tour.
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    Harlem's History & Architectural Landscape Tour

    328 Malcolm X Blvd, New York

    • Gorge down at the finest breakfast, lunch and dinner places in Harlem
    • Witness architectural and historical wonders of the great old city from a comfortable coach bus
    • Enjoy a comfortable day under the expert knowledge and supervision of a tour guide
    • Get to know some amazing historical facts of the area
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    East Village Food Tour

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    Craving a pierogi? Or maybe a falafel? Ruggelah sounds good, too. It's just too bad there isn't a place that can satisfy your craving for all types of ethnic treats at once. Oh wait... there is! On this food adventure, you'll explore the East Village with its unrivaled food and ethnically diverse community. Savor a delicious array of cuisines and flavors, including a cannoli from a landmark pasticceria, falafel from the city's oldest falafel shop, and a class "black and white" cookie from a Jewish bakery, which was voted the best smelling shop in the city. Don't worry about the calories because you'll burn it all off with a history and cultural tour of the area. Good food and good stories -- what more could you want?
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    East Village Food Tour

    13-25 Astor Place, New York

    • Sample a variety of delicious ethnic treats from famous eateries around East Village
    • Visit New York's most famous falafel shop, as well as a pasticceria that opened in 1894
    • Explore historic sites such as the Mosaic Trail, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Cooper Union, and the Deutsch-Amerikanische Schuetzen Gesellschaft building
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    3 positive reviews

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