07/15/2011 08:51 am ET | Updated Sep 14, 2011

9 Best Foodie Walking Tours (PHOTOS)

Thanks to the growth of food-obsessed walking tours, visitors (and locals) can get to know the culinary histories of any number of neighborhoods across the U.S.

Take the Epicurean Excursion in Portland to enjoy some of the best artisanal items that come straight from the heart of Oregon. Snack on handmade Dungeness crab cakes, pressed Cubano sandwiches and wash it down with a glass of Pinor Noir (or Pinot Gris) from the Willamette Valley.

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