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Brimming over with culinary delights is the city of Evanston, Illinois. It is home to Northwestern University, as well as to a population that knows and enjoys good food! Go behind the scenes and meet the talented creators of these many delicious cuisines.

Tastings at all stops included!



  • The best in Bread Making. Bread … “The staff of life” … There is nothing better than a good piece of hearty bread. Meet the owner of this shop and learn about the fresh grains and other ingredients that go into making the very best-tasting...and good for you...bread!


  • The wonderfully scented shop of Spices. This family-owned business supplies the nation’s top chefs with the freshest hand-ground mixed spices and seasonings from all over the world. Learn about the histories and mysteries of spices, their many variations, and where the finest are grown.


  • Evanston's well-loved BAKERY, famous for its Lemon Knot and Carmelita Cookies. On our tour through the kitchen, we will see this hands-on bakery at work creating sumptuous cakes, cookies, and pastries. The owner is a member of the US Baking Team for the 2005 World Cup competition in Paris.


  • CHOCOLATE... One of life’s favorite foods! A different chocolate experience … Meet the chocolatier and learn the fascinating history of this divine food.


  • A well known GROCERY EMPORIUM known for its wide selections of the freshest natural and organic products, produce, wide selections of cheeses, and wines from around the world and many specialty departments. Its bulk food departments offer shoppers multiple choices of rice, nuts, dried fruits, and much more.



  • A SPECIAL LUNCH - Enjoy an exciting visit to one of Evanston's most respected restaurants. Begin with a fascinating demonstration by the executive chef...and then enjoy a delicious three-course gourmet meal.

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