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It looks like there will be another culinary tour of Wheaton, similar to an event that took place last year at the beginning of October.

Culinary experts from Les Dames d’Escoffier will be leading people on a walking tour highlighting the food of Wheaton.

The link for the event is here

I would love to do this, but the $45 per person fee is too steep for me.

Here are the details:

DATE: Saturday, November 12

PLACE: Meet at the corner of Price Ave & Fern St. (see directions below)

TIME: 9:45 a.m. to early afternoon

COST: $45 per person includes breakfast, lunch, and tastings.

RESERVATIONS: Here OR 202-973-2168

Reservation or cancellation deadline: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

SAMPLING OF PLANNED STOPS

By Brazil (11333 Georgia Ave) to enjoy coffee & typical Brazilian breakfast treats
Carmelo’s Bakery to see the array of Latin pastries
Hung Phat Asia Market for an introduction to fresh, preserved, bottled, packaged, and canned pan-Asian ingredients. Taste fresh rice noodles.
Marchone’s Italian Deli for tastings of cold cuts, olives, cheeses, and more
Filipino Home Baking and Grocery Store to marvel at the array of unusual ingredients from the Philippines
Little Bitts Shop to see everything needed for baking and to watch a candy-making class
International Mercado Latino to check out Mexican and Central and South American ingredients
Thomas International Market to survey Turkish and Middle Eastern goodies
Dessie Ethiopian Restaurant and Market for a delicious lunch and introduction to the little-known characteristics of the food of this mysterious African country.

I’ve never been to a few of these places, so I plan to check them out on my own time. I figured I would pass this on for those interested.

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