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Los Angeles Latin Food and Culture Small-Group Walking Tour

Los Angeles Latin Food and Culture Small-Group Walking Tour
Food, Wine & Nightlife > Food Tours > Culinary & Gourmet Tour
$75
Duration: 4 hours 25 minutes
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Description

Explore the neighborhoods of East LA and Boyle Heights, home to the most sought-after tortillerias, birrierias and tamale kitchens in the city. On this Latin food and culture walking tour, you’ll taste extraordinarily prepared foods from family recipes, which when combined with the warmth and hospitality of the restaurateurs, yield an unforgettable food experience. Move from place to place on the Metro Gold Line train, which you’ll discover is an easy, safe and convenient way of traveling in Los Angeles.

Travel off the beaten path to neighborhoods of Los Angeles that most visitors (and even many locals) never explore – East LA and Boyle Heights. The tour begins in a neighborhood which is home to a renowned and remarkable tamale kitchen, a bustling three-story Latin  mercado (market) brimming with curio shops, food stands and mariachi showrooms, L.A.'s original tortilla factory and an extremely popular pasteleria known for their famed tres leches cake.Then board the Metro Gold Line light rail for a short tide to Mariachi Plaza, where you will feast upon birria (a spicy Mexican meat stew), healthy pupusas (a Salvadorian specialty) and Mexican pastries.

Your tastings on the tour include traditional foods that are wonderfully prepared from time-honored family recipes. Your friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide will entertain you between stops with stories of East LA’s and Boyle Heights’ colorful and surprising history, and local customs and traditions.

Explore the neighborhoods of East LA and Boyle Heights, home to the most sought-after tortillerias, birrierias and tamale kitchens in the city. On this Latin food and culture walking tour, you’ll taste extraordinarily prepared foods from family recipes, which when combined with the warmth and hospitality of the restaurateurs, yield an unforgettable food experience. Move from place to place on the Metro Gold Line train, which you’ll discover is an easy, safe and convenient way of traveling in Los Angeles.