Taste History Culinary Tours Continue in July

The Rectory Shaffers Tea Room

Celebrate the patriotic month of July by taking the Taste History Culinary Tour set for Saturday, July 19th traveling to Delray Beach and Boynton Beach.  The flavor, culture and history of summertime are experienced on the Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Palm Beach County. The tour program delivers an engaging taste of the cuisine, culture, art and history of the main streets and historic districts in Delray Beach and Boynton Beach; and Lake Worth and Lantana.

Shaffer's Tea Room in Delray Beach located in The Rectory is the newest partner visited on the rotation for the Taste History Culinary Tours.  According to the historian for the Cason United Methodist Church in Delray Beach, The Rectory is a historic building from year 1903 that served as the parsonage for the minister and his family for the First Methodist Episcopal Church South in Delray Beach from years 1903 to 1928.  First Methodist Episcopal Church South's name was changed to Cason United Methodist Church in honor of Rev. Dr. John Cason.  The church was established in 1903 by early settlers to Delray Beach.  Current occupant in the building is the Shaffer's Tea Room which specializes in organic teas purveyed from across the globe and locally made cuisines that are provided as tastings on the Taste History Culinary Tour. Visit VivaFlorida.org for information about the events all year.

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