About this event
Soul Food Saturdays connects past and plate; this unique guided walking tour of Old Town Alexandria uses historic landmarks to highlight the invaluable contributions of African American innovation and tradition to American cuisine.
The tour concludes with entrepreneur (and chef) Brandon Byrd‘s creative take on classic comfort foods, served outdoors around a community table.
See, hear, touch, smell and taste the culinary heritage of our nation!
Meet your guide in front of the Carlyle House (121 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA) The walking tour concludes a little under a mile from the origin point at Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats (200 Commerce Street, Alexandria, VA) The King Street trolley will bring you right back to Market Square if your park near the tour’s origin.
- Starting Time: Tour begins promptly at 2p
- Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours (walking)
- Historic highlights: The Carlyle House, Gadsby’s Tavern, Alfred Street Baptist Church, Freedom House, Goodies/Ice House