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Local Food Adventures celebrates its 1000th Rockridge Food Tour guest. New Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine tour starting January 28, 2017

OAKLAND – (November 15) – With the expansion of its third food tour into Oakland’s Grand Lake neighborhood, the Rockridge Food Tour announces today that it is changing its name to Local Food Adventures. The new name emcompasses the company’s ongoing mission to provide a fun East Bay activity that is centered around food and the local community.

“Because of the success with our tours in Rockridge and Grand Lake’s growing restaurant popularity, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to showcase a new neighborhood for Bay Area residents and visitors alike,” Lauren McCabe Herpich, owner of Local Food Adventures, says.

About the Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine Tour

The new Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine tour will be a two-hour guided food tour that includes a walk around beautiful Lake Merritt as well as a “trip around the world” with samplings of some of the area’s best global culinary stops. Tour partners include Oaktown Spice Shop, Barlago Italian Kitchen and La Parisienne. The Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine tour starts Saturday, January 28, 2017 and will be offered Saturdays at 3 pm.

The announcement also comes at a time where the company’s original Rockridge Neighborhood Heritage Tour welcomes its 1000th guest.  Quynh Ngo of Danville joined the tour after winning tickets donated to the Creekside Elementary Comet Fund auction event.

Local Food Adventures - Food Tour Group at A16 Rockridge

“Reaching this milestone not only means that we provided East Bay locals something fun to do,” Herpich says, “but also that we have helped introduce our guests to the local businesses that make our community the special place that it is.”

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About Local Food Adventures

Local Food Adventures (www.localfoodadventures.com) is a locally-owned guided cultural food tour company that celebrates the history, present-day excitement and food culture of Oakland. Started in 2014 as the Rockridge Food Tour, Local Food Adventures currently offers three unique food tours including a three-hour Rockridge Neighborhood Heritage Tour, one-hour Ice Cream & Gelato Tour and two-hour Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine Tour (NEW for 2017!).

Local Food Adventures is owned by a East Bay working mom who believes in supporting local businesses and the community. Local Food Adventures donates one dollar from every ticket sold to the Alameda County Community Food Bank and supports other non-profit organizations through a fundraising partnership program.

For more information and to book a public or private tour, go to www.localfoodadventures.com or call 510-604-6546

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Food Tours Offered:

Join us on guided cultural walking food tours through Oakland and the East Bay! We take you on unique food tours to learn more about the area’s history, present-day excitement and taste its growing food culture:

Discover your local yummy by booking your Local Food Adventure today!

Rockridge Neighborhood Heritage Food Tour - Local Food Adventures

Sundays at 11:00 am
3 hours – 6 stops
Guest Price: $80
*add Why Not Adventurer option: $15

Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine Food Tour - Local Food Adventures

Saturdays at 3:00 pm
2 hours – 4 stops
Guest Price: $65
*add Why Not Adventurer option: $15

Eat Stay Love Lafayette Food Tour - Local Food Adventures

Last Saturday of Every Month at 11:00 am
2 hours – 5 stops
Adults: $65; Kids 12 & younger: $50
*add Why Not Adventurer option: $10

Rockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Tour - Local Food Adventures

Summer Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 pm – June through October
1 hours – 3 stops
Adults: $20; Kids 12 & younger: $15

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (510) 604-6546 up to two hours* prior to the start of the tour.

*Bookings for the Rockridge Neighborhood Heritage Food Tour will be accepted up until three hours prior to the start of the tour.

Private Group Food Tours

Can’t find a public tour date that works for your schedule, inquire about booking a Private Group Tour!