Melting Pot Food Tours

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Melting Pot Food Tours, the premier food tour company in the Los Angeles area, offers food tasting tours which highlight the vast ethnic diversity found in this city's restaurants, cafes, bakeries, markets, delis, grocers, specialty shops & more.

Lisa & Diane Scalia, co-founders of the company, are sisters of Italian descent who truly 'live to eat'. Together they have over 25 years combined experience in the food industry and the culinary arts.

Lisa & Diane are Los Angeles area natives & lifelong residents, and their tours are designed to indulge the tastebuds and delight the senses. Their careful selection of neighborhoods to explore ensure their guests an entertaining, fulfilling and memorable culinary experience.
Melting Pot Tours has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Daily Candy, Tasting Table, AAA World Magazine, AARP online, Pasadena Magazine, and Pasadena Star News, and has also been seen on the local CBS Evening News and the KTLA Morning News with Gayle Anderson.

856 Reviews Rating: 4.8 4.8 out of 5.0
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Last 3 months 16 42 0 = 42 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 31 83 0 = 83 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 56 147 0 = 147 100% 4.8
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
  Date Attended Gender Age Where From Group Type
Rating: 5
Great way to spend an afternoon
Sat, Mar 21  10:30 AM Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
Attended: Old Pasadena Food Tasting Tour
I've gone on this tour twice with friends, and it was fun and interesting both times. The food tasting is a highlight, of course, but seeing and hearing some of the local history is cool too. It's a great little tour which supports those awesome hole-in-the-wall, mom & pop places we all love to discover. I plan on taking the tour again (and again) with different friends so they can experience it too!

I highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting to explore the quirky corners of Old Town, taste some wonderful grub, and find those hidden gems which are overlooked in the shadows of the big chain stores.
Rating: 5
Enjoyable Food Tour
Thu, Mar 19  9:30 AM Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Attended: The Farmers Market Food & History Tour
Really enjoyed the LA Farmers Market food tour. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and related well to my wife and I as well with our older teenage kids. We learned the history of the market plus got to have a good variety of foods to taste from the local market vendors. Overall very enjoyable and tasty.
Rating: 5
Great food, great insight into historical area
Sat, Mar 14  9:30 AM Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
Attended: The Farmers Market Food & History Tour
Throughout the tour, we were introduced to the history of the Los Angeles Farmers Market and many of its shops. Food samples were plentiful - seemingly every few minutes we sampled the delicious wares of a different shop (doughnuts, mini-tacos, meat, cheese, fruit, falafel, ice cream, etc.). We learned and ate a lot in a few hours ... all in all, a wonderful day and an unusual tour of a Los Angeles landmark!
Rating: 5
LA's best kept secret
Sat, Mar 14  9:30 AM Female 20-29 Local Group of Friends
Attended: The Farmers Market Food & History Tour
This was a great day at the Farmers Market. I enjoyed the history of the market. I enjoyed the secret gems of the market. I enjoyed the food. And, I enjoyed spending a day with my friends.
Rating: 4
Enthusiastic Guide with entertaining vingnettes
Sat, Mar 7  9:30 AM Female 60-69 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Attended: The Farmers Market Food & History Tour
Renee was very enthusiastic and had cute stories about the different vendors which personalized the tour for us. We had an opportunity to meet the other tour members for a very enjoyable morning.