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Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine Food Tour

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    Stop At: Oakland Public Library, 5205 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-1917

    Learn more about how the City of Oakland is dedicated to celebrating the city's past and preserving its vibrant culture.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, Oakland, CA 94612

    Take in the natural beauty of Oakland's hidden gem and learn more about how it came to be a centerpiece of the city's culture and recreation opportunities.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2739

    Enjoy basking in the glow of the world famous marquee of Oakland's oldest movie house and find out what national record the theater still holds today.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Oakland Grand Lake Farmer's Market, Lake Park Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610

    Walk through the public park that plays host to one of the Bay Area's most popular and best regarded farmers markets.

    Duration: 5 minutes
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    Reviewed 11 March 2019

    I did the Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine Food Tour with Local Food Adventures and it was truly phenomenal. Our Tour Guide, Lauren, was super knowledgeable and taught us so much about Oakland history. We ate a lot of delicious foods as well. Here were my...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

    I was looking for tours of Oakland when this one popped up and LOVED IT! Lauren is an amazing guide who gave us wonderful stories, history and food! I was surprised by how much food was on the tour. I can’t wait to try the...More

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    LaurenHerpich, Owner at Local Food Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

    Happy New Year!! Thank you so much for writing a review and sharing your experience. I really appreciate you taking the time and letting others know about our Oakland food tour. Hope we can help you discover more Oakland and East Bay neighborhoods in the...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2018

    I took my parents on this tour to check it out, and we all really enjoyed our time. Lauren is terrific! She know a lot of the local history, and has terrific contacts in the area. In addition the food was terrific, as was the...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank ShannonRS7
    LaurenHerpich, Owner at Local Food Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

    Hi Shannon! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience by writing a review. I'm so happy that you enjoyed your time on the Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine tour. Please let me know what you've been able to cook with the spices...More

    Reviewed 16 January 2018

    Had an awesome time doing the Oakland Cultural Cuisine food tour at Lake Merritt! Lauren was super professional, knowledgable on the history of Lake Merritt & Oakland, and had each tasting squared away with the staff at each restaurant we went to. We were super...More

    Date of experience: January 2018
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    LaurenHerpich, Owner at Local Food Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

    Oh how I'm so happy that you had a great time on the tour, Kristina!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and share your experience on my food tour. I really appreciate it and hope to hang out with...More

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    Response from ShannonRS7 | Reviewed this property |
    I think not as you go into restaurants. Though you may be able to sit outside at one of them. It you should ask Lauren, she responds quickly
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