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Food is said to be a window into a city’s culture. By discovering food in a new place, you’re able to pick up on the foundations and flavors that inspire the area in which you are visiting. Every adventure in a new city (or even in one a native might want to dive deeper into) should start with a look at the cuisines being made locally. For those who want to jump right in or are looking for a way to learn (and taste) as much as they can in a short period of time, food tours are the way to go.

Food tours around Miami allow for a peek into the city’s heart and allow for a delightful taste into some of the best things Miami has to offer. Booking a tour with Miami Culinary Tours is the perfect way to eat your way around the city, while learning a bit of history and trivia along the way. Here are some of the top food tours that should be on your radar.

Little Havana Food and Culture Tour

Want to savor some of Miami’s finest Cuban influences? Make your way to Little Havana to jump on this food and culture tour. This 2.5 hour tour covers a half a mile of one of Miami’s most influential neighborhoods with samplings from seven different spots with bites and sips that include cafecito — the fuel of Miami, guava pastries, an authentic Cubano, and more. Pop into Domino Park to get a peek at decades of tradition and check out an award-winning cigar factory that’s been making small batch cigars for years.

Design District Food and Art Tour

Eat your way through one of Miami’s most fashion forward and artistic neighborhoods on Miami Culinary Tours’ Design District tour where you’ll have the chance to learn about the Miami Design District pioneer, Craig Robins, as you’re told fascinating stories about the neighborhood’s past, present and what’s coming next. A visit to one of Miami’s most delicious food halls kicks off the tour with samplings of dishes from all over the world followed by a visit to a Miami legend’s cozy restaurant. Along the way your guide will point out art created in various mediums by artists from all over the world. End the tour with a sweet treat as you take in all of your new Design District knowledge.

Wynwood Food and Art Tour

Wynwood is quite possibly the fastest growing neighborhood in Miami. What was once not an ideal location has blossomed into an artistic hub known around the world. Here, the walls of nearly every building are decorated in street art creating a fascinating walking environment all on its own — add in a few great restaurants and it’s a neighborhood you should be touring. Get the best of the area on Miami Culinary Tours’ Wynwood food and art tour, where dishes are sampled from around the world. Along the way, you’ll get to try dishes from a newly opened Jamaican restaurant, a famed Jewish bakery, a new world chef, authentic Italian gelato, and more.