After teaming up with Get Your Guide for an epic tour of Little Havana in Miami, I headed north to beautiful West Palm Beach to join them on a mind-bending food tour of the city. Come with me as I go on an unforgettable West Palm Beach food tour!
My friends at Get Your Guide offer thousands of incredible tours, which you can book on their website. This diverse tour would take me around the downtown area and feature everything from French to Colombian to Jamaican food!
I met my guide, Kristi from West Palm Beach Food Tours. She lives in the immediate area, so she has tons of first-hand, local knowledge about the food and history of the area. We started with a south Florida staple: a guava and cream cheese pastelito! They’re super crispy and flaky, with sweet guava and creamy cheese on the inside. It’s a delicious way to break your fast in the morning!
Our first stop was Avocado Grill, a beautiful farm-to-table restaurant with a tropical vibe and super high ceilings. In the kitchen, I met Adam, who’d be making me some grilled mahi mahi tacos with avocado, fruit salsa, cilantro, and crema. While they worked on that, I met Ingrid at the bar, who made me a passionfruit margarita.
My mahi mahi taco was packed with filling. I loved the soft tortilla and the abundance of fish, tropical fruit, and cabbage. It starts falling apart as you eat it, so you finish it with a fork and knife. The fish was so fresh!
The passionfruit margarita was incredible! I could barely taste the alcohol. It was very fruity and tropical from the passionfruit, and the salt around the rim of the glass put it over the top!
Next, we headed back out to learn some history. Across the water is Palm Beach Island, which was developed in the late 1800s by a man named Henry Flagler. He extended a railroad so his rich friends could come down, and created a city for workers, called West Palm Beach.
Our next stop was Pistache, a French-style bistro. Inside, I tried a French pear martini. It was all alcohol but fruity and floral. The restaurant had an authentic bistro feel that took me back to my time in France.
I’d be eating a popular brunch item, the croque monsieur, which is a grilled sandwich with gooey melted cheese, bechamel, and ham on brioche bread. It’s a massive sandwich, and we only had a half portion. It’s super creamy and luxurious and is like a bite of France!
It came with some delicious pomme frites, or French fries. They were nice and crispy, and not oily at all!
Next, we passed by a lot of street art by a Brazilian artist by Cobra on our way to Silento Coffee. It’s a mom-and-pop coffee shop where they showed me how they make Colombian coffee! They make their tinto brew one cup at a time, but it’s super high quality and worth the wait!
I enjoyed the coffee with some cheesy pom de bono, which is a sweet and salty cheese bread. The coffee wasn’t as bitter as regular coffee.
Then, we headed to Kapow down the main restaurant street. It’s full of comic book-style décor and has a bar and dining area. At the bar, they made me a blueberry lavender mojito. The blueberries soak in vodka for three days! It was super strong, and the blueberries tasted like vodka!
In the kitchen, I watched them build my Bento box. They made me some chicken lo mein, General Tsao cauliflower. The cauliflower had a tangy sweet and spicy sauce on it. I also had a Szechwan-style pot sticker and a Thai doughnut with condensed milk and raspberry lychee sauce. It was so sweet!
The five-veggie fried rice contained chicken, mushrooms, eggs, scallions, and onions. It was too good!
We finished up at Ganache Bakery, where they make lots of snacks using coconut! I started with some refreshing coconut water and ate the meat inside. They also use fresh tamarinds to make tamarind juice. It’s so good! Then, I had their key lime pie. The whipped cream on top was so fluffy and the pie was delicious!
And that’s it for my West Palm Beach food tour! Huge thanks to Kristi and everyone at Get Your Guide and West Palm Beach Food Tours for making this tour such a fun (and mouthwatering) experience! Be sure to book a tour with them the next time you’re in the area!
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