Chinatown Discovered Food Tour-Spring/Summer 2012
With an area covering two square miles and an estimated population of 150,000, NYCs Chinatown is the largest in the United States. There are over 8 distinct Asian cuisines available in this neighborhood; and over 500 restaurants, bakeries, and tea shops line the streets for your exploration.
Chinatown is a food shopper's paradise offering fresh, unique food at a reasonable price. We go into the stores, giving you the opportunity to view the many delicacies, take in the tantalizing aromas and taste their specialties.
Below are the stores we visit and foods* we try:
Meat marketSalt and Pepper Shrimp S or Stuffed Bean Curd P
Pastry shop--Savory pastry P,B,G and Sweet Pastry N,G
Produce market--Seasonal fruit, when available
Jerky shop--Jerky P,B,S,G
Dumpling shop--Fried dumpling P,G
Snack shop--Dried and preserved snacks N,S,P,B
Natural food shop--Soy or rice product S,P,N,B
Chinese grocery store
*For those with dietary restrictions and allergies: D=Dairy, P=Pork, B=Beef, S=Shellfish, N=Nuts, G=Gluten Samples and stores are subject to change.
Note: Advance reservations are required. This is a walking tour. Pre-determined food samples are included in the fee. All tours are held rain or shine. However, they may be cancelled for severe weather (blizzard, hurricane, etc.) or events beyond The Enthusiastic Gourmet's control (transportation strike, blackout, etc.). If the Enthusiastic Gourmet cancels a tour, we will refund your full amount.
Disclaimer: By purchasing ticket(s) and participating in a tour the attendee(s) waive(s) all claims of liability against The Enthusiastic Gourmet and its owner for any illness/injury to anyone on this tour and/or loss/damage/theft to any attendee's property while they are participating in the Enthusiastic Gourmet Food Tour. All participants walk and eat at their own risk and waive any liability claims against The Enthusiastic Gourmet or its owner and/or any supplier and/or business associated with The Enthusiastic Gourmet.
89 Mulberry St.
New York, NY 10013
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