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Lucca: Guided Food Walking Tour with Tastings
96 USD
Embark on a delectable journey through Lucca's culinary scene with a knowledgeable local guide. This walking food tour takes you to the city's best restaurants, wine bars, and cozy cafes, where you'll indulge in a variety of dishes at each stop. As you savor the local flavors, your expert guide will regale you with stories about the region's rich food heritage and cultural traditions.
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Embark on a gastronomic adventure through the charming walled city of Lucca, where local specialties await discovery. On a guided walking tour, indulge in the region's authentic flavors, including the traditional Buccatello and tordelli, which are woven into the fabric of Tuscan cuisine. As you meander through the historic streets, visit an array of local eateries, cafes, and restaurants, each offering a unique glimpse into the region's epicurean heritage. Your knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the local culinary landscape, carefully selecting the freshest ingredients and finest specialties of the day. Delight in the simple yet rich flavors of Buccellato, a sweet bread with ancient origins, whose ring-shaped design has evolved to oval ones for ease of transportation. Next, savor the crispy-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside texture of cecina, a delectable thin focaccia made with chickpea flour, water, salt, and olive oil. Prepare your taste buds for the unique tordelli experience, a pasta delight stuffed with an assortment of ingredients, including meat, cheese, chard, and mortadella, paired with either meat sauce or a drizzle of olive oil and cacio cheese. This specialty is an exclusive treat you can only find in Lucca. No culinary journey would be complete without sampling Tuscany's renowned cold cuts, expertly paired with a glass of local wine at a scenic stop. Finally, conclude your gastronomic adventure with a sweet treat, choosing between artisanal Tuscan chocolates or a refreshing ice cream delight.