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New York: A Culinary Adventure

August 11-14, 2011

The Academic Traveler presents New York: A Culinary Adventure, an educational travel program dedicated to the food culture of New York City.  Participants will get an insider’s view of markets and restaurants in New York, a true melting pot of world cuisines.

Travelers will:

  • Tour the shops of Chelsea Market, home of the Food Network.
  • Experience Chinatown and all the unique foods it has to offer like dim sum, scallion pancakes, and bubble tea.
  • Explore fantastic culinary supply shops including Broadway Panhandler and Bowery Kitchen.
  • Take a multi-ethnic tasting tour, exploring the history and sampling the foods that enrich the Chinese, Italian, and Jewish neighborhoods of Lower Manhattan.
  • Lunch at one of New York’s exceptional farm-to-table restaurants followed by a tour of the famous Union Square Greenmarket, the largest farmers’ market in the city.

The tour director for New York: A Culinary Adventure is Cory Lewis, chef, artist, and adjunct assistant professor of art at the University of Mississippi.

Included in the program cost:

    • Pre-departure educational material
    • Pre-departure lectures
    • Accommodations at the Club Quarters Hotel
    • Tour fees
    • Unlimited Metrocard
    • Welcome and Farewell dinners

Excluded from the program cost:

    • Airport transportation
    • Airfare
    • Travel insurance
    • Meals, other than those listed above
    • Individual activities during free time
    • Tips
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