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Best of the Best Things to Do

Food & Drink - World

These winning food tours, wine excursions, and cooking classes take travellers on a tasting (or sipping) journey that can’t be missed.

The Travellers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best title celebrates the highest level of excellence in travel. It’s awarded to those who receive a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from the Tripadvisor community over a 12-month period. Out of our 8 million listings, fewer than 1% achieve this milestone.


On the Sherpa Food Tour: Local Foodie Adventure in Buenos Aires, you'll meet new friends as you stroll through scenic neighborhoods, sampling a variety of Argentine cuisine and wine. Your helpful guide will share fascinating cultural insights and recommend hidden gems along the way. The diverse group and generous portions make this well-organized walking tour a tremendous value, perfect for solo travelers, couples, and adventurers alike.
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 Duration: 3h 30m
 Ages 14-99, max of 8 per group
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had an excellent food tour with Stan. So much really excellent food and I’m stuffed! Covered most of the traditional Argentina flavors with great explanations. Nice stroll through the Palermo with street art and interesting shops. Highly recommend this tour - one of the best food tours I’ve taken!
    novamatt
    @novamatt
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The tour included 4-5 nice stops with a nice variety of food and wine. Stan was a friendly guide. I would recommend the tour to others
    scarr663
    @scarr663
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stan was amazing and throughly enjoyed the tour!! A lot of great stops and got to try a lot of different Argentina cuisine. Highly recommend!
    audreycP3077VE
    @audreycP3077VE
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Everything was great. Stan provided very comprehensive information about the food and culture of Argentina. The food was great as well! I highly recommend this tour!
    nikam717
    @nikam717
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Maya was a wonderful tour guide. Visiting all the spots in Palermo was brilliant and she was constantly recommending other places to visit to suit our needs. The spots picked on the tour were great and gave us a wonderful taste of Argentinian food and wine. Would highly recommend!
    869niamho
    @869niamho
    Reviewed July 2024

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5.0 of 5 bubbles3,250 reviews
Zip around Ho Chi Minh City on a private street food tour by motorbike and car. Local students will take you to charming neighborhoods where you can soak up the city’s history and savor tasty treats. With a flexible itinerary, safe transportation, and passionate guides, it's an affordable and memorable way to enjoy this city's vibrant culture.
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 Duration: 4h
 Ages 1-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles2,385 reviews
Head to the 5 Traditional Dishes Hanoi Cooking Class with Market Trip for a delightful day of cultural immersion. You'll learn to whip up a delicious five-course meal, guided by patient and informative instructors. The authentic market trip lets you shop for fresh ingredients, while the well-stocked kitchen provides a fun environment for your culinary adventure.
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 Duration: 3h 15m
 Ages 9-80, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles2,866 reviews
The Chocolatarium Chocolate Tour Experience in Edinburgh is an interactive and tasty journey for chocolate lovers of all ages. With a friendly and knowledgeable guide, you'll dive into the world of chocolate, from its history to modern production. The tour accommodates dietary restrictions and offers a generous amount of samples.
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 Duration: 1h 30m
 Ages 6-110, max of 6 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,080 reviews
Explore Madrid's food scene on a local tapas and wine tour, complete with drinks and rooftop views. Learn about the history of tapas from a knowledgeable guide while visiting historic landmarks and a rooftop bar with panoramic city sights. Enjoy generous portions of delicious tapas and high-quality wines, catered to your dietary preferences. Make memorable memories with new friends in a fun, engaging environment.
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 Duration: 4h 30m
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles3,132 reviews
Join a Florence Pizza or Pasta Class with Gelato Making at a Tuscan Farm for a unique and memorable time. You'll be surrounded by picturesque scenery while learning from awesome instructors. It's a hands-on, family-friendly activity that's LGBTQ-friendly too. Expect witty banter, thorough knowledge of food, and a fantastic meal at the end. Highly recommended and well-organized, it's an excellent value for money experience.
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 Duration: 5h
 Ages 8-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles3,085 reviews
Treat yourself to a Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai, where you'll dive into the world of mouthwatering dishes and cultural experiences. With a small, intimate class size, you'll get personal attention from a fun and knowledgeable instructor. Learn to cook over 10 delicious recipes, and take home a cookbook as a bonus. The morning class even includes a market tour for an added touch of local flavor.
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 Duration: 6h
 Ages 6-99, max of 8 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles987 reviews
On the Small-Group Yarra Valley Wine Tour, you can expect a day filled with delightful tastings, scenic landscapes, and a laid-back atmosphere. With a friendly and spontaneous guide, you'll visit wineries, a gin distillery, cidery, brewery, chocolatier, cheese shop, and champagne place. The itinerary is flexible, meaning your guide is happy to customize the day based on your group's preferences, ensuring a tailored and unforgettable time.
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 Duration: 8h 30m
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,202 reviews
Discover another side of Seville and taste some of the city’s best wine and tapas on a small group tour. Knowledgeable and friendly guides will lead you to hidden gems, sharing their expert knowledge of local traditions and history. You'll try foods you might not have ordered otherwise and explore with a delightful group.
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 Duration: 3h 30m
 Ages 3-99, max of 12 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles2,079 reviews
Experience the Tuscan countryside like you’ve never seen it on a small-group wine tasting tour. You’ll sample high-quality wines and nibble on local snacks. With a knowledgeable team leading the way, you’ll learn about the culinary traditions in this rich region, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and maybe even make some new friends.
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 Duration: 4h 45m
 Ages 12-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles831 reviews
In Tokyo, the Maki Sushi (Roll Sushi) &Temari Sushi Making Class mixes fun and learning in a beautiful setting. With friendly staff and fresh ingredients, it's perfect for couples, families, or groups of friends. You'll have a hands-on, interactive experience as you create delicious, authentic sushi rolls and temari sushi balls. It's a memorable way to dive into Japanese culture and bring home some new culinary skills.
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 Duration: 2h
 Ages 4-90, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,364 reviews
At the New Orleans Demonstration Cooking Class with Meal, you can learn from engaging instructors as they share their culinary secrets in a fun atmosphere. This family-friendly activity combines education with delicious food. Not only will you gain knowledge from expert chefs, but you'll also have the chance to cook up authentic NOLA flavors.
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 Duration: 2h
 Ages 0-99, max of 9 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles679 reviews
Santorini Wine Stories: Sunset Tour with Tasting & Dinner takes you on a relaxed journey through picturesque vineyards, where you can learn about the island's wine history and sample exquisite local wines. As the sun sets, delight in a gourmet dinner in Oia, complete with fresh, authentic food and a phenomenal dessert.
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 Duration: 5h
 Ages 18-90, max of 8 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,025 reviews
On the Kyoto Night Foodie Tour, you can relish an authentic local experience featuring delicious food and drink. Stroll through historical spots and beautiful city walks, uncovering hidden gems along the way. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and larger food portions in gorgeous restaurants, while your guide shares insightful cultural context and local insights. With a chill, fun atmosphere and a small, friendly group, this tour is definitely worth the price.
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 Duration: 3h
 Ages 0-100, max of 7 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,483 reviews
Unleash your inner chef with a Khmer Cooking Class at a Local's Home in Krong Siem Reap. You’ll visit a local market before getting hands-on instruction for using the fresh ingredients to create delicious and flavorful dishes. Best of all, you’ll get an authentic look into Khmer culture and cuisine in a welcoming home setting.
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 Duration: 3h
 Ages 10-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles977 reviews
Spend a delightful half-day diving into the world of coffee at Medellín's Coffee Half-Day Tour: From the Seed to the Cup. With passionate and informative guides, you'll get an intimate and interactive look at organic farming practices in a beautiful, scenic location. Learn about the entire coffee production process, from planting to brewing, while sipping on some delicious coffee tastings in this well-organized, informative, and engaging tour.
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 4–5 hours
 Ages 0-100, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,010 reviews
Join a fun and engaging cultural cooking class in Singapore, where you'll learn to whip up delicious local dishes with the help of passionate instructors. The intimate class size ensures a hands-on experience, while supporting a social cause by hiring women seeking employment. After mastering your newfound culinary skills, you'll receive recipes and photos to keep as a unique and memorable souvenir of your time in this charming city.
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 Duration: 3h
 Ages 7-99, max of 8 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles972 reviews
Experience the best of Portugal’s Douro Valley on a cruise with lunch and wine. The boat will take you on a journey through scenic landscapes as you sample tastings of local wines and feast on Portuguese flavors. With a knowledgeable and engaging guide by your side, you'll also visit pretty vineyards along the way.
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 Duration: 9h
 Ages 12-99, max of 8 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles913 reviews
Want to discover a lesser-known side of New York City? Explore Greenwich Village with Secret Food Tours NYC. During this well-paced itinerary in one of the city’s most charming neighborhoods, you'll uncover hidden gems while sampling all kinds of sweet and savory treats. A friendly local guide will share lots of interesting facts as they lead the way.
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 150–210 minutes
 Ages 0-90, max of 12 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,343 reviews
Stroll through some of the most atmospheric Parisian neighborhoods and enjoy amazing French snacks and drinks on a small group exploration with Secret Food Tours. With a friendly guide leading the way, you’ll learn about award-winning shops, listen to engaging stories, and get recommendations for other places to visit in Paris.
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 Duration: 3h 18m
 Ages 0-99, max of 12 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles475 reviews
Take a break from sightseeing and join a Greek Cuisine Cooking Class in Santorini. You'll learn authentic Greek recipes in a hands-on cooking session using fresh local ingredients. With intimate class sizes, you'll feel like part of a cozy team effort while receiving guidance from patient and passionate instructors. Afterward, treat yourself to a delicious and satisfying meal, all while taking in the breathtaking Santorini landscape.
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 Duration: 3h 30m
 Ages 0-99, max of 8 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles988 reviews
Treat yourself to a flavorful evening in Marrakech as you join an Authentic Moroccan Food Tour with Dinner. Delight in the delicious cuisine while a knowledgeable guide shares local insights and cultural immersion. The memorable experience provides great value for money, allowing you to gain a unique perspective on Moroccan food culture and make the most of your time in this vibrant city.
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 Duration: 3h
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles611 reviews
Immerse yourself in the flavors of Seoul with a Korean cooking class. You'll explore a bustling market, sample a variety of snacks, and gain insight into daily life. In the warm, welcoming environment of the class, you'll learn from a dynamic instructor and cook up a full meal to share and enjoy.
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 Duration: 3h 30m
 Ages 6-100, max of 10 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles579 reviews
Fill your day with fun and culture at the picturesque vineyards Viña Concha y Toro Marqués. Enjoy generous tastings and an amazing cheese and wine pairing, followed by a local lunch in a lovely restaurant, plus opportunities to purchase wine, and more, at the adjoining shop.
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 Duration: 5h
 Ages 18-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles411 reviews
Stroll through Lisbon’s hidden spots and relish diverse delicacies deeply rooted in the city's rich history on this culinary tour. This small-group walking adventure gives you an authentic taste of both Lisbon's traditional cuisine and intriguing past. Expect a tasty journey through hip neighborhoods, sampling top-notch dishes and flavors, while learning about the city's culture and food scene.
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 Duration: 5h 30m
 Ages 0-100, max of 7 per group
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