Published 02/15 2014 11:43AM

Updated 02/18 2014 09:39AM

Traveling foodies always enjoy finding the out-of-the-way places where locals eat. Now they can sign up to not only dine with locals, but also to eat in their homes. links adventurous foodies with people who love to cook and entertain.

Want to dine at home with an ex-Michelin chef? Care for dinner and a makeover with a makeup artist who also loves to cook? Want a traditional Puerto Rican feast with a native family? allows users to peruse offers in different cities based on cuisine, location, experience and price, and for about $38-$48 per person BYOB, tourists are eating it up.

The concept of localization has changed a lot over the past few years, from the initial idea of “local” being the 100 mile diet, to Small Business Saturday and the evolution that “everywhere is local somewhere.” But as local evolves, people are feeling less connected to the local communities that they claim to yearn for, which is in turn creating a new buzz around the idea of going to a new city to be with a local citizen. You can stay for a meal, get a tour, stay the night, anything that dramatically increases the local experience and blurs the line between tourist and native.

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