Experience the diverse flavors of Vancouver on a food-themed 3-hour lunch tour! In a small-group, take a sensory journey to foodie hotspots and gourmet grocers. Indulge in four hearty courses that include Chinese dim sum, BC salmon pate, artisan cheeses, followed by sweet treats like Thomas Haas salted caramel chocolate, award-winning gelato and sorbetto. Sip on local wines, and learn about the commingling cultures that define Vancouver’s culinary scene.
Your gastronomic adventure begins in downtown Vancouver. In the afternoon, meet your friendly guide for a tour of the area’s acclaimed restaurants, artisan shops and favorite local haunts. Hear about the city’s eclectic food culture as you stroll through trendy shopping areas and along its gourmet restaurant street.Your 3-hour excursion includes four full courses of food spread over 12 hearty tastings – accompanied by local wines! You’ll enjoy an array of staple dishes that create the pastiche of Vancouver’s cuisine such as award-winning dim sum at Kirin Chinese Restaurant, local cheeses and macaron. As you sample flavors from Asia, the Americas and beyond, you’ll quickly understand how Vancouver has earned its acclaim as a world food capital.
Throughout the tour, learn expert tips of the food and drink crafted by local chefs, taste cheese and wine at a gourmet shop, and get insider tips on which eateries to visit on the rest of your trip! Cap off your meal at Bella Gelateria with award-winning gelato and sorbetto. Your 3-hour tour ends here in early evening.