WHEN: Tours are offered one Saturday each month. 

TIME:  Tours start at 4:00pm and end around 6:30pm.

DURATION:  Approximately 2.5 hours in length.

MEET:  At the Columbia Convention Center next to the First Responders Remembrance Memorial - 1101 Lincoln Street

PARKING:  Metered parking, which is free on the weekends, is available along the streets throughout the Vista. Parking is also available in the city parking garages located across the street from the Convention Center and down past Blue Marlin on the corner of Lincoln and Lady Streets. Parking is only available in the Convention Center parking lot when there is not an event scheduled at the Convention Center. 

WEATHER:  Tours take place rain or shine.

DRESS:  Wear casual and comfortable shoes and clothing.

CAPACITY:  ​16 people per tour group

FOOD:  ​Tasting stops are scheduled at Sure Fire Tacos, Pearlz Oyster Bar, Old Chicago Pizza, Pot Smoker BBQ, and 1801 Grille. (Stops may change without notice.)

  • A friendly Two Gals & a Fork task master who makes sure you are not late to dinner!
  • A knowledgeable Historic Columbia tour guide with loads of cultural & historical anecdotes.
  • All food tastings (enough for a meal for most people)
  • Loads of fun

FOOD SUBS:  Food restrictions can be addressed with advance notice.

​TIPPING: Our tour guides are volunteers with Historic Columbia and cannot accept tips; however, if you had a wonderful experience, gratuities are accepted and donated to the Historic Columbia Foundation.
Two Gals and a Fork Food Tours is partnering with Historic Columbia to offer this historic walking and tasting tour in the Vista. Historic Columbia's trained and certified tour guides will share Columbia's rich history while you savor and experience tastings from five of the Vista's famously hot restaurants. The tour runs approximately 2.5 hours and will leave you stuffed with delicious food and full of fun historical facts! 

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Our Mission

The mission of Two Gals and a Fork Food Tours is to entertain and educate locals and visitors alike, to introduce them to our business partners, and to create an appreciation of Columbia as a world-class culinary destination.