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Why Food Tours Are A Great Idea

Chef preparing a l'amuse bouche during a kitchen demonstration.

When you arrive at a new destination, time is of the essence with so many things to do and see! You want to experience local sightseeing highlights and attractions, and of course sample the local cuisine. You do not have time to waste tasting bad food at tourist pits, while missing out on the best restaurants and eateries. The most fun part of the travel experience is exploring a new destination on foot, by walking the streets to soak up the culture with frequent stops to taste the delicious local cuisine – this is why food tours are a great idea.

This is what a guided food tour allows a tourist to do, walk the streets of a new neighborhood with frequent stops to taste small portions of local culinary specialties. Between tasting locations your guide will provide interesting commentary on your destination’s historical, architectural and cultural standouts from a local’s perspective. Over the course of a three hour food tour with Tasty Bites you will enjoy the equivalent of a hearty lunch – so don’t eat a large breakfast before your tour! On our gourmet foodie tour in Colonia Roma you will taste 12+ bites and sips, on our Centro Histórico taco tour you will taste 8+ bites and sips and on our Condesa taco tour you will enjoy 8+ bites and sips. From this broad sampling you will acquire a taste for your own personal local favorites and learn the cultural significance and historical importance of each tasting, as well as how it is prepared.

A guided food tour in Mexico City will allow you to gain insight into off the beaten path locations that would be difficult to find on your own. Your local guide will offer restaurant and entertainment recommendations based on your interests to help you make the most of your trip. Imagine indulging in a VIP experience tasting an amazing variety of local foods on an informative walking tour of your new destination, all within three hours. You will interact with friendly restaurant owners, waiters and vendors to get a glimpse into the daily life of a local. This is why we recommend booking a food tour when you first arrive at your new destination, you will learn about the neighborhood and the restaurants, while gaining the confidence to return on your own to explore.

As of February 2017, Tasty Bites Food Tours in Mexico City is now offering Private Group Tours for up to 50 people. Private tours make it possible to experience our Colonia Roma Foodie tour in Mexico City in a private setting, or, let us plan a 100% customizable tour experience for your group. Just fill out the form to let us know what you would like your private gastronomy tour in Mexico City experience to include.

A food tour will provide you with inspiration for the rest of your holiday!

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