Explore LA's Original Farmers Market, a landmark unlike any other in southern California, on an entertaining, informative and delicious Melting Pot Food Tour. Artisan butchers, bakers and candymakers, a gourmet grocery emporium with one of L.A.'s finest cheese counters, an international spice merchant endorsed by Oprah Winfrey, local celebrity chefs, and more....so much to discover and, more importantly, to taste at this famed Los Angeles location.
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Get the insider's perspective and understand why locals consider this the best restaurant and grocery store in town! This epicurean 2.5 hour stroll all takes place within the Original Farmers Market. Guests will be introduced to the Market's fascinating history, hear stories of the legacy families who have been part of this landmark location since its beginnings in 1934, and taste signature items from a variety of Farmers Market stalls which may include:
Coffee and/or water is served along the way, but it is recommended you bring your own bottle of water, especially if it is a warm day. Parking at the starting point is not included. Parking rates are as follows and will cost approximately $5-6: 2 hours free (we provide validation for Farmers Market lots only); $3 charge for the first 15 minutes after validation period; $1 for each additional 15 minutes thereafter. Gratuity to the tour leader is customary especially if you had a great time & would like to recognize the tour guide for a job well done. A 15-20% tip is considered standard and is greatly appreciated!
Farmers Market, W. 3rd Street & Fairfax Avenue (Los Angeles, CA 90036) (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)