Taste History Culinary Tours: Lantana & Lake Worth, Florida

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Cheese & Wine Café in Lantana


Newly launched brunch, offered Saturday & Sunday from 8am-3pm


The owner explains one of the most popular dishes, the rice bowl. They started out with 4 variations and expanded to 8 because it had gained popularity among visitors.


Three generations posing for the tour participants:


Come in for a home made meal by mom every Friday!

The Greek rice bowl — feta cheese, sun dried tomato, green olives


Choose from regular iced tea (below) or try Mom’s Speciality Iced Tea – seeped with granny apple, cinnamon sticks and star anise.


You can purchase sweet finds like this grass fed beef jerky!


Mother Earth Sanctuary Café in Lake Worth


“Welcome to Mother Earth” is the salutation used as the guests arrive.


Hand squeezed lemonade:


Our tasting is a Turkey Burger ( ground with sage 😉 ) garnished with micro greens, tomato and cilantro mayonnaise. Accompanied by a new (soup) addition to the menu that contains hand made gnocchi. The chef and owner of Mother Earth Cafe makes a very good point about the value of hand made foods. The energy from the hands is transferred into the food, she explains. For dessert, we get a taste of the vegan chocolate mousse with raspberry sauce.


Lake Worth Art League Gallery in Lake Worth


The 70th anniversary is upon the members of this Art League. Today, there are some artists on site. Below, an artist poses with one of his works.


South Shores Tavern and Patio Bar in Lake Worth


A this gastropub, participants taste the Steak & Brie Nachos with Fresh Pinapple Salsa:


A Gastropub is a concept that emerged in Great Britain, typically offering high end meats. Its fun facts like these that you will learn on the tour 🙂


At South Shores, the food is cooked to order. They use locally sourced ingredients when feasible. In fact, the nacho chips used in this dish are from a local Lake Worth tortilla factory.

The Java Juice Bar in Lake Worth


Below, the City Commissioner and Juice bar owner with our smoothie samples!



Artisans on the Ave Gallery in Lake Worth


Pick up some unique finds at this gallery that will start lots of conversations in your home!



Brogues Down Under in Lake Worth


Pavlova Pie –  meringue based, traditionally would be served with passion fruit over the top.


Lamb with a cranberry brandy sauce


Hoffman’s Chocolates in Lake Worth


Happy 40th Anniversary to Hoffmans Chocolate! We stop in for a tasting and of course to learn the history of this Palm Beach County based chocolatier.


We are instructed to indulge from the darkest to light.
68% is the darkest chocolate currently offered at Hoffmans.


Famous for their chocolate pretzels, I got one of each to-go! Stop by one of the locations throughout Palm Beach or Broward to get yours.

Mama Gizzi’s in Lake Worth


Mama Gizzi supplies local high end restaurants such as Coolinary Cafe and most recently added Maxs Soho to the list. Also open to the public!


Fried Gnocchi:



Mama Gizzi prepared goodie bags for the guests which included some of her home made pasta and sauce. Her fun personality certainly captured the attention of the tour guests!


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Check out other site reviews about Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County, Florida

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Simply Sassy Style – Taste History Culinary Tours-The Lake Worth Experience

Wes Blackman’s City of Lake Worth Blog – 10 More Reasons to Visit Lantana and the little City of Lake Worth

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3 thoughts on “Taste History Culinary Tours: Lantana & Lake Worth, Florida

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