In a city as vast as Baltimore, getting a real taste of the culinary landscape can be quite the daunting experience.  From the tiny, hole in the wall eateries, markets, upscale restaurants, and more, the vast diversity of dining in the city can take quite the stomach, and wallet, to really get a grasp of.

That's where Charm City Food Tours comes in.  Founded in 2009, Charm City Food Tours is a unique tour company giving Baltimore residents and visitors alike a chance to explore the rich variety of neighborhoods and cuisines that have been inextricably tied to Baltimore culture and history.

On a Charm City Food Tour you'll explore the various markets and eateries in neighborhoods like Fell's Point, Little Italy, and Federal Hill.  You'll sample a variety of food native to Baltimore and learn what makes the culinary landscape so great.

Charm City offers a variety of different neighborhood food tours.

Their Fell's Point Food Tour will provide you with a narrated walking tour through this historic neighborhood.  Stops on the tour are made to sample carefully-selected, specialty dishes and drinks at an assortment of locally owned eateries.  Dine on specialties like Baltimore pit beef, Baltimore's indigenous hot dog, and local seafood.  This tour occurs Wednesdays through Sundays between 3:00 and 6:30 pm and meets near Broadway Market (exact location provided with ticket purchase).

The Cuisine and Culture of Federal Hill Tour explores this historic area of South Baltimore with a VIP insider look and taste of the culture, food, drinks, and history of the area.  Sample area specialties including Chesapeake oysters, original Utz potato chips, and Baltimore's best burgers.   This tour occurs Wednesdays through Sundays between 3:00 and 6:30 pm and meets near the Cross Street Market (exact location provided with ticket purchase).

Head to the Charm City's Little Italy Food Tour for an expert-guided exploration of cuisine and culture in the Little Italy/Jonestown area.   This new tour explores the Jewish, Argentinian, and Italian roots of the area.   Sample Italian wines, corned beef, homemade ravioli, house made meatballs, and more.  This tour goes down Thursdays through Sundays between 3:00 and 6:30 pm and meets near Jonestown (exact location provided with ticket purchase).

All Charm City Food Tours are $53 and include all food and drink on the tour.  To purchase tickets or get more information, visit the Charm City Food Tours website.  Happy dining!