These tours are all booked up and there is good reason for that! A professional, convivial, and delicious tour from start to finish. The afternoon of eating and learning started at 4:30p with prompt arrival of our lovely and fearless guide, Tjasa. She was keen to share not only her knowledge of local food and traditions but also local events and her pride in her city was notable. I was also pleased that she didn't lead us around like a "tour group" so we looked more like a group of friends walking about than a guided tour.
Our "progressive dinner" was more than enough for food to provide a full meal, even though we'd been "saving room" all day. We wouldn’t change a thing- every stop was special for a reason, even if we did have some favorites. We could tell that it has been very well thought out to touch on modern fine dining with local ingredients, traditional dishes and beverages, locally produced cheeses/charcuterie/liquors, lovingly prepared classic crowd pleasers with an updated feel, and fun new food trends in the city. Our vegetarian family member had ample options/adjustments that were non-inferior.
Our thanks to our guide Tjasa (boots on the ground) and Meta (in the office communicating and organizing so efficiently) for accommodating us on a busy and hot week. I just want to note that a tour was not originally available on our date, (and I was hopelessly disappointed) but I emailed to inquire anyway, and as it turned out, Meta was able to make it work. I imagine that can't always happen, but we certainly appreciated the extra effort and accommodation. Ljubljanajam has a golden reputation for a reason. It was such a lovely way to finish our time in Slovenia- and one that we are still talking about as we unload our luggage and share stories with friends and family.