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OUR TEAM

Our job is to tell you the stories of the people behind the food with a smile and expert knowledge. But first, get to know the faces behind Avital Food Tours. We love what we do and want to share our stories with you!

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Avital Ungar
Owner and Founder

Cocktail of Choice: Boulevardier

Favorite Lookout Point: Rooftop of Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach

Current Culinary Addiction: Dosa Chips

 

 

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HANA
Culinary Guide: Downtown and Venice, Director of Marketing

Cocktail of Choice: The *secret* Horchata Pina Colada at Lono Tiki Bar

Favorite Lookout Point: Rooftop of the Ace Hotel in Downtown

Current Culinary Addiction: Sour Beers and Kazu Nori Bay Scallop Hand Rolls (not together…yet)

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PENNY TRUITT
CULINARY GUIDE: DOWNTOWN, KOREATOWN

Cocktail of Choice: Gin and Tonic

Favorite Lookout Point: Griffith Observatory

Current Culinary Addiction: Burrata Toast with Stone Fruit

 

 

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SARAH MURPHEE
CULINARY GUIDE: VENICE BEACH, KOREATOWN

 

 

Cocktail of Choice: Any full-bodied merlot

Favorite Lookout Point: Topanga Canyon State Park

Current Culinary Addiction: Tapenade with Kalamata & Chalikidiki Olives

 

 

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TAMARA WILSON
CULINARY GUIDE: VENICE BEACH, KOREATOWN

Cocktail of Choice: LAGAVULIN 16 served Neat

Favorite Lookout Point: Above Pacific Palisades

Current Culinary Addiction: Beer and Cheese

 

 

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CAITLYN
CULINARY GUIDE: DOWNTOWN

 

 

Cocktail of Choice: Hugo

Favorite Lookout Point: The LA skyline at night on the backside of Dodger Stadium

Current Culinary Addiction: Anything with Honey Goat Cheese! 

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RENEE NOVAK
OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Cocktail of Choice: Mint Julep

Favorite Lookout Point: Mt. Hollywood

Current Culinary Addiction: Stuffed Green Pepper Soup

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COREY
CULINARY GUIDE: DOWNTOWN

Cocktail of Choice: Trinidad Sour

Favorite Lookout Point: Lobby of the Intercontinental Hotel in DTLA

Current Culinary Addiction: The Lorenza taco at Sonoratown