Food tours are a great way to explore Pittsburgh and discover its fabulous cuisine. You’ll sample a variety of foods, and even if you’ve lived in the city your entire life or are new to Heinz Lofts, you can still enjoy the ‘Burgh Bits and Bites Food Tour. Options include:
Brookline – The Brookline tour is perfect for those who want to sample food from across the globe. You’ll taste pizza baked in Little Italy, pita from a Mediterranean bakery, and tacos from an authentic Mexican Carcineria. The guide will also take you to one of Pittsburgh’s longest running firehouses and tell interesting stories about the city’s history.
Strip District Market Tour – Put on your walking shoes and wander along Penn Avenue. This tour offers a behind-the-counter look at several eateries that call the street home. As you learn about local history, you’ll munch on European meats, Mediterranean and Polish specialties, and Italian pastries.
Bloomfield – The Bloomfield tour will take you on a nice stroll through Pittsburgh’s Little Italy. It’s held rain or shine and the guide will tell fascinating stories about the area’s history. Foods include biscotti, pasta, and pizza.
Lawrenceville – What was once a blue-collar working community is now an artistic, upscale urban neighborhood. As you walk along, you’ll stop at eclectic boutiques and galleries, as well as a variety of eateries. By the time the two-hour adventure comes to an end, you will have enjoyed a great history lesson, Greek specialties, hot dogs, and cupcakes.