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Melting Pot Tours: Discover the Charm of Old Pasadena

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Walking tours are a convenient way for tourists to learn about the history and architecture of a city. Why not take advantage of these tours to learn about your own town? Los Angeles hosts a variety of walking tours, but one of our favorites is one of the newest. And only partly because they give you Chinese food and cake.

Enchanted by the diverse cuisines of Los Angeles, sisters Diane and Lisa Scalia started Melting Pot Tours in the Summer of 2008 to share their passion for the foods of their native city. Diane is a professional chef and cookbook author who has led food tours in Montreal and hosts a radio show. Lisa is a caterer, private tour guide, and expert on local neighborhoods.

The company started out with a walking tour in and around the Farmers Market. They are now offering a walking, food-tasting tour of Old Pasadena on Saturdays and Sundays.