1.Small groups, maximum 6 people.
2. Flexibility, all safaris will be adapted to you and your needs.
3. We promote sustainable, responsible tourism, we promote economic growth and cultural exchange you´ll leave a better Mexico City after tour trip.
4. Eat like a Local´s hosts are super cool Mexican women, from youtube stars, sociologist, art historians, food stylists, and textile designers, all in love with food.
5. Everything is included Food, drinks, and transportation. NO HIDDEN COSTS, NO EXTRA PAYMENTS (unless you want to order Champagne)
6. We have social programs to help kids and women from the markets, they learn English, and receive monthly mentorships.
HEY! I´M ROCIO, EAT LIKE A LOCAL´S FOUNDER
My name is Rocio, I am the founder and mastermind behind Eat Like a Local, I also host half of Eat Like a Local´s tours. I created this company 4 years ago after a horrible tour in Turkey. I´m a food expert, a world traveler with more than 23 countries and 65 cities, Mateo´s mother, a sustainable tourism researcher, an avid reader, and a serial entrepreneur. I quit my job as director in a big corporation to follow my passion for my city and its people, this passion and love made me developed a tourism culture that promotes cultural exchange, economic growth and happiness, because I believe in happiness as a way of living and I want you, and all my vendors and team to be happy while working and touring with me. My company empowers talented women and creates opportunities for kids and single mothers. Come with me and my amazing team of passionate, happy and talented woman and discover a Mexico City you never knew existed.
FOOD SAFARIS FOR BACHELOR PARTIES
Spend your bachelor party eating and drinking with us text us and we´ll cater something amazing for your group [email protected]
TRAVELING WITH KIDS?
We are kids experts, our tours have delicious and cool activities for the parents, including cocktails YAIIII!! And are super fun for kids, we designed challenges to keep them interested, special food stops and even piñatas and candy. All our kids’ guests join the “Brave and adventurous kids travelers club” and they got a special pin for them to remember their adventure, book your tour send us an email: [email protected]
Eat Like a Local´s team
The food nerd
JAPEXICAN graduate of the University of Gastronomic Sciences masters, world traveler, a neighbor of La Roma and wild mushrooms lover, Nanae knows all the fun details about ingredients, she is a fact freak and does all kinds of crazy stuff, food styling, trekkings for picking up mushrooms and specialized market tours. She is always busy and her dog is a snob with a good heart.
The cool hunter
Andrea is a passionate Textile Designer with a master degree in Strategic Design and innovation. She considers herself a product catalyst, and thinks design can generate social change. Lifetime Foodie, loves knitting embroidery, pompoms, kittens, museums and culture and all things big noisy cities have. She possess an encyclopedic knowledge of historic gossip and where in downtown you can find a shop for everything and a delicious bite of anything.
Sara is the coolest girl in town, mother of two, ballet dancer, with a masters degree in Sociology from the most important university in Mexico and if this isn´t cool enough she is a beauty and fashion vlogger with more than 100,000 subscribers. She will guide your way to the markets while telling you amazing stories about Mexico City. Her tours are energetic, and passionate, she usually becomes our guests best friend.
The red headed
Fashion marketing graduate from the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires. Lorenza is a tree hugger, mountain climber and food junkie. She is a connoisseur in all sorts of food, from high cousin from her days living in Paris, all the way to the hidden diamond in the rough in downtown Mexico’s markets. Big or small, spicy or sweet, fancy or simple, this little read headed knows her hood and will guaranty you a great time.
WHY CHOOSE EAT LIKE A LOCAL?
I believe in sustainable Tourism
All walking culinary tours in Mexico City promote the best tourism practices, respect for the community you are visiting. I won't ask the vendors for discounts or commissions, you won't get overcharged, and people will learn to respect you too. You´ll learn from them and they´ll learn from you, my food tours promote cultural exchange.
I transform tourists into travelers
As I am not a tour guide, I host Mexico City´s best food tours, I don´t herd tourists, I accompany travelers. Learn about my culture, my city and my people, eat like we eat, use the subway, visit local markets, avoid tourist traps and become a better traveler while taking a walking culinary tour .
Committed to promoting economic growth
I run several social programs, from English lessons for kids at the markets, business advisory for single mothers, and travels with kids to open their horizons, if you book with me, part of your money will help to fund this programs. An important part of traveling is to leave the country you visited richer and better. Learn more HERE