Best of Boston

1996 Best Tour, Market, North End

L’Arte Di Cucinare/Michele Topor

Visit the butcher, the baker, the ravioli maker on a four-hour tour of the insider’s North End led by an expert in Italian culinary arts. Learn to recognize the best olive oil, pasta, balsamic vinegar, and grappa as you taste your way down Hanover and Salem streets, then toast your newfound expertise at a grand finale at one of the North End’s best trattorias.

6 Charter Street, Boston, 617-523-6032,