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The Presidio District Experience: A Food Heritage and History Tour

Phone: 520-837-8119

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Venue: Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and The Turquoise Trail

Time: From: 12:30 PM to 04:30 PM

Admission: $75.00/person


Celebrating Tucson's UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, this tour begins at the Presidio Museum where participants learn about Tucson’s origins and the food fusions that occurred when the Spanish and Tohono O’Odham were first learning from each other. The group then moves on to El Charro Cafe, La Cocina, and Cafe a la C'art, three other historic locations in the Presidio District of Downtown Tucson. Participants experience Tucson's complex food heritage and the fusion of Old and New World ingredients while hearing great stories of Tucson's history in some of it's more historic locations. Not recommended for those under 18. Thanks to event sponsors: Downtown Tucson Partnership, Visit Tucson, The Arizona Daily Star, and Cox Communications.