The new Dallas walking food tour  — launched by Food Tours of America — highlights the best of Dallas cuisine and culture. The tour is a complete sightseeing experience offering participants an insider’s view of Dallas’ most pedestrian-friendly areas with a special focus on the best local cuisine – from down-home favorites and Tex-Mex specialties to made from scratch desserts.

The tour includes sit down tastings at area restaurants, historic commentary and a scenic stroll down McKinney Avenue to the West Village Shopping District. The walking tour also includes a look at community theaters and art galleries, and the State Thomas Historic District, ending  with an optional ride on Uptown’s antique trolley cars.

“We believe that first-hand experiences of culture and cuisine are the best ways to absorb and appreciate a city,” said Food Tours of America Director of Sales and Marketing Jodi Philippson.

The tours will on June 9, 2012 on various days, lasting approximately 2.5 hours. Each tour is limited to 16 participants Tickets are $45 per person. For more information, or to book a tour,  click here.

– guest contributor