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A Wok Around Chinatown

Vancouver, Canada
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Let an off-duty chef navigate for you on this food and walking tour of Vancouver’s Chinatown. After a leisurely stroll through the iconic Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden, head into the heart of Chinatown to sample a variety of traditional foods. The tour allows you to avoid the hassle of making reservations and scouting out the area’s best eateries on your own.
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Get a taste of colorful Granville Island Public Market while you sample your way through the stalls with your own personal chef/guide. Join a small group for a walking and tasting tour of the best of what the oceanside market has to offer, and learn why Granville Island Public Market is regarded as one of Vancouver’s culinary treasures.  
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My sister and I had exceptionally great time with Robert who talked with us about culture and cuisine. He was so knowledgeable and really gave us a great sense of Chinese culture, metaphors and meanings for the way the Chinese live their lives. I would...More

Thank sunset155
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I went on this tour last week. It was fascinating. Robert was so informative and took us to many locations.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nancybanks1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Robert was incredibly knowledgeable and the tour was a great insight into Chinese culture. The tour flew by and the food was A-MAZING. It was well WELL worth the money. Make sure you go hungry! The dim sum lunch was massive. Thanks Robert we had...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TyroneTraveller7007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Robert Sung is an amazing teacher of Chinese history and tradition - soak up all the knowledge he has to impart. He will literally lead you to Vancouver's Chinatown gems: herbal medicine doctors, butchers and a Chinese tea master; you'll get to sample Chinese BBQ,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DebTan62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we visit a new city, we try to do a food tour and this was no exception. This tour was alot of fun, with a lot of interesting information provided. The samples that were provided were sensational.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I learned a lot with Robert about chinese culture, architecture and food. The food was very good, and the tea session at the end was a perfect way to end the tour.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank emilie c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Robert has created a highly organized tour focused on Chinese culture and its relationship to food. I appreciated how interactive it was, particularly since I had my 12 year old daughter with me. He didn't talk "at" us, and he clearly enjoys meeting new people...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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RWS1111075, Owner at A Wok Around Chinatown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

6/September/2019 Hello Aduz80 Thank you for your kind words. You're so right in that I enjoy meeting new people.Because of this, every conducted tour is a "new" tour.....People have different backgrounds so it's always a fresh approach. I do enjoy showcasing my culture & heritage....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter (12), wife, and myself took the Wok Around Chinatown with Mr. Bob in early July. There was one other couple with us on the tour, and Mr. Bob made my daughter the VIP of the tour and made sure she understood his talks...More

Thank chadm921
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three sisters and family took this tour in late August and exceeded all expectations. Robert is very personable and knowledgeable filling us culturally, historically and gastronomically. Especially enjoyable parts of the walk were the garden walk, dim sum lunch with specially requested chicken feet &...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had one of the best experiences of our trip to Vancouver Canada. Robert Sung took my partner and I on a guided tour of Chinatown, explaining the history, culture and philosophy of the Chinese way of life and how it is applied in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t have any gluten free members of our group, so not sure if there are GF options. The owner is very responsive to questions so I would email and ask. He’s also the guide and a former chef, so he would know the... More
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