Explore Bay Area Culinary Treasures with an Edible Excursions Food Tour
By: Amanda Frew
Are you looking for a fun and delicious weekend adventure? Look no further than Edible Excursions, an award-winning Bay Area culinary tour company.
Edible Excursions offers foodies intimate insider tours of some of the Bay Area’s most delicious neighborhoods throughout San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland. The tours are led by chefs, food writers and epicureans with deep culinary knowledge and strong ties to the local culinary community.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of embarking on a private tour of Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood. I had no prior experience dining in Oakland, so I was looking forward to this adventure. Little did I know that Uptown holds so many gems!
On our three-hour tour, we visited an artisan sandwich shop, dined on spicy-sweet bacon popcorn, enjoyed Spanish-style small plates, indulged in heavenly grilled cheese and even tasted a flight of wine from a local winery! At each stop we had the opportunity to meet and talk to the restaurant owner or chef, and on our walks in between, our tour guide Sarah taught us about the history of Uptown while pointing out architectural details and landmarks. This tour left me with a new respect for Oakland, with a list of wonderful restaurants I’ll definitely be returning to and of course, with a very full and happy belly!
Check out Edible Excursions for a food adventure you won’t forget!