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 market--salt&pepper shrimp S Pastry shop--curry beef pie B,G and egg custard tart G Produce market--seasonal fruit, when available Jerky shop--beef and pork Jerky P,B,S,G Dumpling shop--pork and Chinese chive dumpling P,G Snack shop--dried and preserved snacks N,S,P,B Natural food shop--rice cake 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.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Advance tour reservations are required and tour fees are non-refundable. If you need to change a date or time, you must contact us, at least 72 hours in advance. If we have availability, we will accommodate your request. Otherwise, you can designate another person(s) to go on the tour in your place.
This is a walking tour. 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 we need to cancel a tour, we will contact you by phone or email, whichever you provide at time of booking. If the Enthusiastic Gourmet cancels a tour, we will refund your full amount.
The tour begins as scheduled. If you arrive late or on the wrong day, you will be considered a no-show and forfeit your tour fee.
Pre-determined food samples are included in the tour rate.
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