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See Our Two-Page Spread in One of Australia’s Largest Newspapers!

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We are so excited to share the coverage of our one of our New York City food tours in Australia’s national Traveller (2.5 million readers!). Here are a few excerpts: There are much more imposing structures in New York City than the 22-storey Flatiron Building. The Chrysler building…

African Boheme on our Chelsea Market, High Line and Meatpacking Food & History Tour

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We are partnered with a great startup serving up wonderful experiences, called IfOnly and through them, African Boheme (@africanboheme) recently joined our Chelsea Market Food Tour. Here’s what she said to say: The greatest love story ever told. Three decades ago my mom was a buyer for a shop, in the most West Indian “meet…

“23 Days of Flatiron Cheer”

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There are many reasons to visit New York City’s Flatiron District, but the holidays are an especially great time. If you’re a Mariah Carey fan, Sony Square launched The Mariah Carey Experience, an interactive experience to celebrate the release of her new album, Caution. The exhibition is open through December 4th, and features instagrammable photo sets, multimedia…

Travel & Food Blogger Roaming Nanny raves about our Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour!

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We are so pleased to share this great write-up on our Flatiron Food Tour by Roaming Nanny. Full article here. Our tour met up in the Flatiron district at 10:30 sharp. Rory, our tour guide, was there early to meet up with us all and I liked her instantly! Upon further investigation – Rory I…

Interview with a Local: Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa Empanadas!

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We are so excited to introduce you to Ariel Rodriguez of La Sonrisa, a Pop-Up Empanada company selling in artisan markets and parks throughout NYC. Their mission: We specialize in selling high quality, affordable, fast, and delicious food options.  We offer competitive wages in our industry, leadership opportunities, team building environments, and a positive work culture. …

Here’s why you don’t want to miss our Flatiron Food Tour this winter!

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The Flatiron District and Union Square are wonderful neighborhoods in winter! From beautiful Madison Square Park, great views of the Empire State Building on Fifth Avenue to the majestic Flatiron Building and of course all the wonderful restaurants and delicious foods that we have in store for you on our Flatiron Food Tour:

200 5th Avenue’s Former Life

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200 Fifth Avenue was formerly known as The Toy Building and is currently home to Eataly as well as the corporate offices of Tiffany & Co among others. But, before The Toy Building was built in 1909, the site had several former (and wildly different) lives. The Fifth Avenue Hotel was a luxury hotel located…

Eisenberg’s Famous Sandwich Shop now on our Flatiron Food Tour!

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We are so pleased to have this tiny but historic (and famous!), classic New York luncheonette on our Flatiron food adventure. We truly do bring you the best of New York City … especially on a fork! From a bygone era on Ladies’ Mile, Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop is an institution. Located on Fifth Avenue just…

Fodor’s Travel: Best Tours in New York City

The Best New York Tours: Sometimes a guided tour is the way to go, even if you usually prefer to fly solo. It can be a great way to investigate out-of-the-way areas, to get an insider’s perspective on where locals eat and play in the city, and to learn about interesting aspects of the city’s…

Happy Holidays from Like A Local!

Happy Holidays! We hope you will consider sharing our tours with a loved one. Give the gift of one of our 5-star rated food tours! And in the spirit of giving back, gift a tour AND a tree as part of the MillionTreesNYC Initiative! GIFT A TREE to be planted in NYC…