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10 food tours to expand your mind

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Charleston, S.C.

Charleston doesn't enjoy San Francisco's status as a headlining food destination. However, this Southern city, in the heart of the Southeast’s Low Country, has been enjoying its own food renaissance. Companies like Culinary Tours of Charleston offer a full menu of options for taste bud tourists. These tours can take you behind the scenes at some of the Southeast’s best restaurants or lead you through the area's many ambiance-and-history-filled eateries. At the heart of Charleston's culinary scene are locally sourced foods and artisanal products, so if you are interested in the “eat local” movement, this is a great place to visit.