- We have supported the Slow Food movement from the very beginning and made sure that our suppliers adhere to these principles.
- We support small family-owned businesses and give them a new audience and valuable feedback.
- We believe in offering you the most delicious, fresh food in Barcelona at a fair price.
- We always offer honest feedback on restaurants and update our recommendations based on current trends and the latest openings.
- We invest a percentage of our profits in Kiva projects. If you believe in microfinance, by booking a tour with us, know that you are helping out a budding entrepreneur in a third world country.
Eat well, live well.
About the Chief Taster – Kaye (Founder)
I’m a multipassionate cook, coach, entrepreneur, writer, future astronaut (I hope!) from London.
I’ve worked in every industry from banking to healthcare and I left the corporate world for good in 2011. My last role was developing people to sell more Guinness, Baileys and Tanqueray.
My turning point happened when I went backpacking solo around the world in 2008-2009 and I’ve never been the same since. I finally fulfilled my dream of living a more relaxed lifestyle in Barcelona, while exploring various projects such a running a group for foodies to hosting events.
What started out as an idea while dreaming of quitting the rat race has now turned into an evolving passion project.
I get asked a few personal questions so here’s a mini FAQ:
Why did you move to Barcelona?
I’ve been coming here for at least a decade before I finally moved. I fell in love with the lifestyle, the food, the beach and of course the weather! It was a dream 10 years in the making.
Why did you start running food tours?
I experienced the foodie boom in London in the noughties (year 2000 onwards) and went to supper clubs, joined cooking clubs and became interested in new restaurants and exotic food. My friends would call me and ask for recommendations while out in central London. I became a free walking food guide for my immediate circle.
Travelling also opened up a whole new world of local food and how it helps connect people to the local culture. I’m a big fan of Anthony Bourdain and fancied myself as a female version going around the world.
I initially planned to launch food tours (already at the pilot stage) in London circa 2010 then decided to move to Barcelona instead.
How do you find all these places? How do you pick the food?
It involves a lot of
eating research. Barcelona has quite a fickle foodie scene so it takes a lot of eating and drinking work to keep up with the latest places. Places also come and go. We are always on the lookout for promising new restaurants. It’s not all about the oldest places in town.
Do you change the tours?
Yes, we constantly try to improve the quality of our tours. Our repeat customers can attest that these aren’t exactly the same tours year after year. Places change too although some are mainstays.