The Legendary Gastown Food tour takes you through the cobbled stone streets of Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood. Enjoy local craft beer, delicious cheese & prosciutto with flavourful local wine, Japanese kar-age style chicken, refreshing buratta caprese salad, beer-battered fish with hand cut fries, tasty Carolina-style pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, organic smooth soft ice cream, creamy awarding winning cheesecake, and delicious hand-made chocolates! On this 2.5 hour walking food tour, a professional improv comedy actors full of passion for the city and its food will share the fascinating and funny little-known stories about Vancouver and its “Wild West” history that dates back 150 years. Learn about Gassy Jack, Gastown’s notorious founder and the stories that him famous and put Vancouver on the map.
Meet your food-loving local guide, who will begin the afternoon adventures with an introduction and overview of Gastown. You will learn the ins and outs, the history, and interesting little-known stories about this historically rich part of town. The walking tour is 2.5 hours long and the stops are closely located to one another. It is perfect for locals, tourists, couples, group events, team building, and out-of-town friends and families. Landmarks you’ll visit: • World Famous Steam Clock • World’s Oldest Trading Company from 1670 • Gassy Jack’s Statue and Famous Barrel of Whiskey • Blood Alley Menu items include: • Cheese & prosciutto with local wine, • Japanese kar-age style chicken • Buratta caprese salad, • Local Craft Beer • Beer Battered Cod Fish & Fries with Specialty Tartar Sauce • BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches • Organic soft ice cream • Canadian hand-made Chocolate • Creamy Cheese Cake - Voted Best Cheese Cake in Vancouver!