Oxford, Mississippi, January 31st, 2019: Oxford Food Tours announces the launch of the Taste of the Historic Oxford Square. This new tour will provide locals and visitors in search of truly authentic local flavors the opportunity to sample exquisite cuisine from 5-7 restaurants around the Historic Oxford Square.
Discover the depth of Oxford’s culinary scene and explore the sights, sounds, and intoxicating flavors of Oxford through the city’s charming historic downtown district. Sample local specialties as you follow your passionate guide from one beloved eatery to the next. Curated with Foodies and History buffs in mind, this food tour is perfect for those who are also more inclined to local Oxford History.
“This three-hour walking tour explores some of Oxford’s best eateries. More than enough for a satisfying lunch, tastings can include savory Shrimp N’ Grits, mouth-watering pulled pork sandwiches, olive oil samplings, Oxford’s favorite ice cream, and much more. Learn the history of the dishes, how they are prepared, and connect with Oxford’s vibrant culinary scene.
A Unique Cultural and Historical Experience – This is not just a food tour. Our aim is not only to satisfy your stomach but also quench your thirst for knowledge. Along the way you will learn about Oxford’s unique history, its culture, and maybe even make some new friends. You will discover what makes Oxford such a charming southern town and see for yourself why it was named Southern Living’s #1 food town in 2018. We explore Oxford’s historic Square and learn how it was transformed into one of the best town squares in America. Some of the sights along the tour include the St. Peter’s Church, The J. E. Neilson Store, and Square Books.”
The Taste of the Historic Oxford Square tour takes place every Saturday from noon to 3pm—tickets are $75 for Adult Foodies (aged 18 and above) and $49 for Young Foodies (age 17 and under). Oxford Food Tours also offers tours for corporate events and will offer a Booze ‘n Bites cocktail tour coming soon. Tickets can be purchased online at www.oxfordfoodtours.com