Ethnic Neighborhoods Food & Culture

    • 3.5 to 4 hours
    • SULC
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $90
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Uncover the astounding mix of nationalities that make up the City of Angels on this Los Angeles food tour that reveals hole-in-the-wall eateries, markets, snack shops, and the fine art of riding the metro. Who said you need a car in LA? 

Highlights

* Taste sweet and savory foods from Koreatown, Little Armenia and Thai Town

* Experience the culture and learn the history of these diverse neighborhoods

* Admire ornate historic architecture and get a glimpse of the Hollywood Sign

* Take part in real East Hollywood life with a ride on a local bus

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    3355 Wilshire Blvd. (in front of the Gaylord Apartments). Metro Red Line stop Wilshire/Vermont. Local bus lines 720, 20, 206, 204. Please see www.metro.net for more information on how to arrive by public transportation. Parking available behind 3407 W 6th Street, entrances on Kenmore and Catalina or on residential streets near drop off location.
  • Finish:

    5450 Hollywood Blvd. at the Hollywood/Western metro station.
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    Select sweet and savory tastings (vegetarian options available with advance notice upon booking); Some drinks (non-alcoholic) and water; Public transportation fare from Koreatown to Little Armenia; English speaking local guide<br />Notes: Please indicate vegetarian preferences or any dietary restrictions upon booking. We will do our best to accommodate them although we cannot guarantee an alternative option at each stop.
  • Exclusions:

    Additional food and drink items, return transportation to start point, tips / gratuities for your guide

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. <br /> Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Dress standard

As we will walk about 1.5 miles total, please wear comfortable walking shoes. Comfortable clothing, sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses are recommended (especially for warmer months) and layers may be necessary as evenings can be cool October through June.

Child policy

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides, a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

Itinerary

On this LA tour, you’ll venture off the beaten path into some of Los Angeles most ethnic enclaves, where locals live as though they’ve never left home. Signs in foreign languages, traditional snack shops, and ethnic markets line these neighborhood streets, making each visit an epic adventure you won't be forgetting in a hurry!
To kick off this LA food tour, you'll learn how these enclaves came about, what makes them unique, and where to find some of the city’s best and most hidden ethnic cuisine. We’ll enjoy unique and delicious tastings in markets, restaurants, bakeries, and hole-in-the-wall eateries, making sure to include a variety of both sweet and savory ethnic LA food. As we walk and ride the metro through the neighborhoods, you’ll get to observe life in some of LA’s most vibrant areas, highlighting traditional homes, architecture, and cultural hotspots.
From Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination site to Korean karaoke bars, and Thai spirit houses, this cultural Los Angeles tour introduces you to the city’s lesser-known and off-beat sectors, where you’re sure to discover many treasures and discover a different side to this legedary city. 
During the course of this LA food tour we’ll enjoy enough food for a whole meal, so please come with an appetite!

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