Stroll Down Flavor Street New Food Cart Tour Wows
Portland's Taste Buds
You’ve seen them on hit reality TV shows like "The Great Food Truck Race," Adam Richaman's “Man Vs. Food” and Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" - and you’ve seen them on the streets.
Now it's time to get in on the action - and give your taste buds a treat.
Portland Walking Tours debuts "Flavor Street," its newest food-infused tour of delicacies, on May 1, every Friday and Saturday year-round at 1 PM. This two-hour tour includes samples of some of the city's best cuisine as well as the fascinating story behind their sudden phenomenal success.
"With over 700 food carts to choose from in Portland, most people don't have time to investigate which ones are deals and which ones are duds," says Chief Imbibing Officer David Schargel. "Our Resident Experts will guide you to the ones you'll love most."
Known by various names including "food carts," "food trucks," "street chefs," and more, the various vendors offer a dazzling array of international and down-home cuisines, from Czech to Chinese and Andouille to Ziti.
Roses Go Wilder! Popular Tour of International Rose Test Garden Returns
Portland Walking Tours is pleased to bring back its famous "Roses Gone Wild!" tour in 2012.
This 40-minute "tell-all" tour of Portland's most famous and venerated gardens lets you in on the hidden stories and colorful anecdotes that a casual stroll on your own would never reveal.
With tours timed to begin on Memorial Day weekend, just in time for the height of Rose Festival celebrations, wedding season and the unofficial start of summer, "Roses Gone Wild!" adds the perfect blend of mystery, intrigue, outdoorsiness and romance to entertain everyone from the toughest of the "Rose Bro's" to the secret anthomaniac.
Adding to the excitement, the warmer winter of 2011-2012 ought to yield an earlier, more robust bloom than 2011, promising a spectacular show of color, variety and delicate aroma.