By Travel Channel Top Spot. September 25, 2012
Avital Tours was featured in the Travel Channel’s new show, Top Spot. Two travelers, Tina and Andrea, visit San Francisco’s Mission District to view an Airbnb loft and take a foodie tour. Avital Tours’ Owner takes Tina and Andrea to Venga Empanadas to meet owner Pablo Romano, Mission Cheese’s cheesemonger/owner Sarah Dvorak and Hog & Rocks’ chef/owner Scott Youkilis.
By Taiwan National TV. January 16, 2013
Avital Tours recently appeared in a 5 minute segment on Taiwan National TV station, CTITV, filmed, edited and written by reporter Felicia Lu
By SF Station: Emilia Varshavsky. April 3, 2012
San Francisco’s Mission District is known for its historical murals – the highest concentration of them in the country – and more recently, a growth spurt in restaurants, coffee shops and specialty food spots. Rather than walk around aimlessly trying to find the best spots to eat and gaze at brightly colored walls, check out Avital Tours, an opportunity to see the art and food of the Mission.
I recently had the chance to join owner Avital Ungar on a Saturday morning tour….
By SF Weekly: Wendy Hector. April 2, 2012
To newcomers, outsiders, or even seasoned locals, the food scene in San Francisco can be overwhelming. Following in-the-know blogs and web reviews can point you in the right direction–usually–but if you want to dig in and get a true insider’s experience, where do you turn?
Avital Ungar, creator of Avital Tours, wants to be the answer to that question. Her company’s walking tours of the Mission offer a unique behind-the-scenes look at this culinary district, with a whole lot of history, culture, and art….
By San Francisco Bay Guardian: Ariel Soto-Suver. May 14, 2012
It was 11:30am on a Saturday morning, and we were tipping back salty oysters and chasing them down with sweet pink rhubarb cocktail, and then, just because pig meat tastes so good, ate some wonderfully cured, sliced Southern ham. The day was off to a great start and just kept getting tastier as our little posse made its way through the Mission, led by our knowledgeable and ebullient guide, Avital of Avital Tours…
By Six Months to Live: Jacqueline Boone. January 12, 2012
From the moment I met Avital Ungar, founder of Avital Food Tours, I knew I had met a kindred spirit. Full of energy and beaming, she walked into the room with the perfect mix of confidence, elegance, and down-to-earth charm. Her curiosity and desire to experience the world led her to France and later to China where she sampled all the countries had to offer and savored in their culinary delights. When she returned to her San Francisco home, she followed her passion for food and bringing people together by starting her own company at the age of 25….