Robert Frost could have used a local guide when he decided to take the road less traveled, as he discovered only too late that it was a gully carved to redirect flowing lava. Stay on the right path with this Groupon.
$62 for Taste of Santa Monica Tour for Two ($126.54 Value)
Led by a local guide well acquainted with area hotspots and history, informative three-hour tours visit six eateries—such as N’ice Cream and Norcino—at a leisurely pace. The tour can accommodate vegetarians.
Destination Food Tours
The ocean-side city of Santa Monica, flush with food, culture, and history, provides ample fodder for Destination Food Tours’ signature outing. Led by a local guide, groups stroll to a succession of eateries such as Bar Pinxto, where chefs infuse tapas with traditional Spanish flavors. At MAKE—a completely raw restaurant—chef and author Matthew Kenney showcases the decadence of uncooked food, and at the tour’s final stop, N’ice Cream, scoops of organic gelato refresh taste buds and extinguish mustache fires.