FOOD TOURS

These custom made tours make Los Angeles cuisine the star of the show. Travel with us as we take you in and around  L.A. County, to experience some of the most unique and delicious food this side of the Mississippi...

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Taste of L.A.
 
On today's tour we will learn the history of the diverse communities of Los Angeles and sample the local delicacies. We will begin at the birthplace of Los Angeles and end at the city's oldest winery. From Chinatown to Little Tokyo this tour has something for everyone.
Highlights of this tour: 
  • A stop at historic Olvera Street
  • A stop at historic Chinatown
  • A stop at historic Japan town
  • A stop at a vintage soda shop
  • A mini prime rib sandwich from the Tam O'Shanter Inn.
  •  Wine tasting
 

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Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!
 

Highlights of Chocolate #1

  • Gourmet chocolate samples that vary from sea salt espresso, tiramisu truffle, Cuban Mojito & more

  • Chocolate baklava

  • Luncheon that includes an individual chocolate soufflé

  • Gourmet gelato

  • Chocolate samples from the Sisters, at the Monastery of the Angels.

 

Highlights of Tour #2

  • Gourmet chocolate samples

  • Chocolate taco

  • Chocolate gelato

  • Luncheon at the San Antonio winery, chocolate dessert

  • Chocolate wine

 

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Sweet and Savory- Bakery Tour 

 

Come join us on our original Bakery Tour.

LA's best sweets, treats, and buttery breads are on the menu for today’s adventure. Asian, European, Mexican, Armenian, even Cuban bakeries are on the menu for today's tour. You will sample these delicious morsels at every stop and a wonderful Luncheon is planned at the iconic Tam O Shanter Inn. And like the Chocolate tour, there are now two versions of the Bakery Tour!

 

Highlights of first tour:

  • Stop in Japan town

  • Stop at the Los Angeles arts district

  • A stop in Boyle Heights

  • Luncheon at the Tam O Shanter Inn

  • Stops in Glendale

 

Highlights of second tour:

  • A stop at the world-famous doughnut man

  • A stop at a gourmet Taiwanese bakery

  • A stop at a Filipino bakery

  • Luncheon at the Tam O Shanter Inn

  • A stop for gourmet baklava

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Taste of Santa Barbara "America's Riviera"
 

What's better than a great meal accompanied by the perfect wine? Let's find out as this trip to Santa Barbara as we enjoy fine dining at the Santa Barbara Culinary School,  Next the adventure continues with wine and olive tasting in the charming and historic town of Los Olivos in the Santa Yanez Valley.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Coastal drive to Santa Barbara

  • A gourmet lunch at the SBCC Culinary School

  • A behind-the-scenes tour of a Solvang bakery (subject to availability

  • A boutique olive oil and wine tasting shop

 

 

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Taste of Route 66
 

“If you ever plan to motor west, travel my way, take the highway that is the best. Get your kicks on route 66”.... U.S. Highway 66, popularly known as Route 66 or the Mother Road, holds a special place in American hearts and evokes images of simpler times, with family owned local businesses, and the icons of a mobile nation on the road.  On our drive on Route 66 we will be flanked by historic buildings and diverse cultural resources. We will drive through the towns of Glendora, Monrovia, Pasadena, and Los Angeles while taking the time to stop the coach and experience some of the mom & pop shops that made route 66 the main street of America. Lunch will be included at North Woods Inn.

 

Champagne Sunday Brunch Aboard the Queen Mary

 

Come along with us for a day fit for royalty. Let us pamper you with a brunch aboard the legendary Queen Mary in Long Beach. After the brunch we will get an in depth look at this magnificent ship viewing places that are generally closed to the public. Continuing with the royal treatment, we will next view Diana: Legacy of a Princess. This exhibit on the main deck of the Queen Mary depicts the life and times of Princess Diana. We will see personal items or hers as well as items from the entire royal family. All Aboard!!!