Indian Food Walking Tour
Get an insight into the life of Indian-Australians on a food walking tour through central Melbourne or Dandenong, Melbourne’s Little India neighborhood. From coconut milk and the seafood delicacies of Goa to the curries of Kahmir, Indian food varies from region to region, reflecting the people of the ethnically diverse subcontinent that now call Australia home.
From Federation Square or Dandenong, your guide will lead you to some of Melbourne’s hidden gems. Visit an Indian store where the shelves are stocked with a range of herbs and spices, as well as Sikh turbans and hundreds of silk saris. Browse the aisles filled with all things glittery and get a true taste of India. Next, your progressive meal begins as you sample different regional dishes at three local Indian cafes and restaurants.
Turkish Food Walking Tour
Take a journey through Brunswick, the cultural heart of Melbourne, where flavors of the Middle East are dominant. As you walk with your guide, enjoy a progressive meal at three local Turkish cafés. Tantalize your taste buds with a plate of meze (appetizers) washed down with a cup of cinnamon tea. Next, discover Turkey’s answer to pizza as you try an authentic pide , savor flavorful spiced rice, and taste classic dolmas (stuffed cabbage leaves). End your food journey with delicious desserts and sweet treats like baklava and muhalleb.
African Food Walking Tour
Soak up the distinctive cultural atmosphere of Footscray, home to Melbourne’s African community. Discover Africa’s regional differences as you enjoy a progressive meal at three African eateries. Learn about the culture and etiquette of eating everything from biltong (meat jerky) to injera (Ethiopian bread). Then, visit a local grocery store to see the different spices, foods and cooking utensils on display.