About the Business
Offering two different tours throughout the Music City, you are sure to find some delicious snacks along the way! Start in the Historic Germantown district to try 5 different eateries in Nashville’s first neighborhood. Not in the mood for history? Head to The Gulch tour which starts in the beautiful Union Station Hotel and makes its way through the Gulch District - a hot spot for young urbanites with popular award winning restaurants, shops, and high-rise living. Have a private tour in mind? They will work with your group to make a truly unique + deliciously perfect experience - perfect for a unique bachelorette activity!
From the Owner
What is your name?
Debbie, founder + owner of Local Tastes of Nashville Food Tours!
Where is your business located?
What inspired you to start the business?
Food is an important part of our travel + enjoyment. The idea for a food tour business in Nashville started after doing one in another city while traveling. At the time, I was working part time for a destination management company so I knew how much Nashville was growing and how the tourism industry was booming.
What about your business are you most proud of?
We have wonderful tour guides who love our city and love introducing people to the great food and neighborhoods in Nashville
What do you enjoy most about running your business?
Meeting people from all over the world!
What challenges have you faced as a business owner?
One of the greatest challenges is changes in restaurant personnel
What do you think makes your business unique?
We have a great blend of awesome food, interesting history, great neighborhoods and amazing tour guides who love doing the tours!
If you had to describe the business in 3 words, what would they be?
Delicious, fun, informative
The Fun Stuff
What is your favorite spot to visit in your city?
I love places where there is a good view of the city- pedestrian bridge, rooftop bars, Love Circle... I also enjoying Cheekwood Gardens and Radnor lake
What is your favorite food or restaurant to enjoy in your city?
Nashville has every type of food you can imagine! So I have my favorite restaurants depending on what type of food I want, how much I want to spend, if I want a nice atmosphere...
What is your favorite spot in the U.S to travel to and why?
It varies depending on what I want to do! Snow ski, hike, beach, mountains.... I have my favorites for what I want to do.
Which of the five senses do you appreciate the most when you travel and why?
Sight. I love those beautiful sights that take your breath away
Do you have a travel memory that is important to you? If so, please share.
Wow! So many! Maybe now I think of trips with my parents since they both recently died. We took so many trips together - Hawaii, Lake Tahoe, New England...
What would the name of your biography be?
Live, Love and Enjoy the Journey