Take yourself on an adventure and get global with these diverse experiences.
#SoloTavel is trending and it’s not going to die down any time soon. It’s one of the leading travel trends of 2019, with 36% of Americans planning on taking a solo trip this year (Travel Leaders Group). If your solo trip involves stops around the U.S. then you don’t want to miss these experiences. You’ll meet new people and taste the fusion of flavors that make each city unique.
Here are our 5 dinner party recommendations for those of you traveling on your own.
1. Taste of Venezuela in Brooklyn
If food, art, and culture are a priority then you’ll want to head over to hosts Laura and Abraham’s experience in one of Brooklyn’s up and coming neighborhoods. As you enter their home, you’ll be immersed in artwork and hand-crafted installations created by local artists. Inside you’ll feast on a variety of Venezuelan dishes infused with New York touches as Laura and Abraham tell you about their culture and traditions.
2. Greek Island escape in Hollywood
From the Hollywood Hills to the Greek isles – if you’re looking for a beach vibe getaway head over to the sunkissed city of LA and join host Christina’s table. She’s Greek-American with family roots in the islands of Crete and Milos. Combining the breezy flavors she grew up on with her own modern, culinary flare, Christina’s dishes will transport your taste buds to Greece while highlighting the famous Californian produce.
3. California Caribbean Fare in San Francisco
This quintessential San Francisco dinner is perfect for the traveler seeking a classic taste of San Francisco. Host Emillio’s 1920’s Victorian home still has some of its original touches and is nestled among the colorful houses famously known as “The Painted Ladies.” It’s where Emillio serves up a fusion of California-Caribbean flavors. His experience is cozy, inviting and full of great conversation and laughter. You’ll leave feeling like you just left a friend’s house.
4. Spanish tapas topped with a live flamenco show in Chicago
For the traveler who loves food and entertainment, host Carla’s Spanish tapas and flamenco experience is for you. Spend the evening learning about Carla’s culture and background (including how she’s Michelin trained) and how Chicago’s art scene has influenced her. You’ll nibble on delicious small bites and at the end of the night, you’ll get to watch a live flamenco show performed by her husband Ronaldo and his dance company.
5. Taste Italian comforts in New York City’s East Village
Cradled in New York City’s hip and eclectic East Village is a taste of home-cooked Italian comfort. After a busy day of exploring on your own, Host Matteo’s experience is exactly what you need to slow things down. Matteo pulls on recipes from his childhood in Milan to bring you authentic Italian bites.
Wherever your solo travels take you, Eatwith helps make your adventure more memorable. Explore all our experiences here.