Every week, Seth Kugel writes about different ways to spend a weekend in New York. Last Sunday, he wrote about the new foodie tours he’d tested.
“What seemed doomed to be the lamest of the five, the Original Greenwich Village Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour run by Foods of New York, turned out to be the most entertaining. Michael Karp, one of several guides for these daily excursions, has lived in the Village for 22 years, and it shows.
“He knows everyone, loves pranks and off-color jokes, and points out all kinds of secret spots, from the narrow entranceways that lead to hidden houses to the best-smelling grate in town (funneling up kitchen smells from the restaurant Risotteria).”