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Chicago: 2.5-Hour Taste of Chinatown Food Walking Tour

Product ID: 93717
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Discover the delicious and multiregional cuisine of China without leaving Chicago on this Chinatown Food Tour. Expand your culinary horizons with some incredible unique dishes, while also learning about the fascinating culture of the Chinese people.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste authentic food from several distinct regions of China
  • Marvel at the incredible culture of the Chinese people
  • Learn about the vibrant history of Chicago's Chinatown
Full description
Explore the complex layers of Chinese culture and the many contributions these people have made to both Chicago and the world. And what better way to show off Chinese culture then through food? Your guide will take the confusion and language barrier away as you sample your way through a variety of Chinatown's best restaurants and well-kept secret recipes.

Start your tour just steps from the iconic Chinatown gate and begin with some yummy dim sum dumplings and a traditional Chinese tea tasting. Next, it will be time for a sweet treat - buttery custard tarts from Chinatown's oldest bakery.

Then, try a unique and delicious spicy meat sandwich from the Xi'an region. Afterward, stroll through the charming Chinatown Square with its ethnic grocery stores and souvenir shops. Finally, taste a sampling of succulent Beijing duck, followed by the famous spicy Szechuan hot pot. You'll have traveled all over China but only walked a few blocks on this delicious tour of one of Chicago's most fascinating neighborhoods.
Includes
  • All food and drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities for guide (15 to 20 % suggested)

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Meeting point

Tour begins outside the Pui Tak Center (2216 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616). The center is located just a block and a half away from the Chinatown stop on the CTA red line. Look for your guide with a local tour operator shirt and paddle.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Vegetarian options are available. Please make this known in advance
• Please bring an ID
• Wear comfortable clothing/ shoes
• Bring a camera and then enter your best picture in a photo contest on Facebook
• 15 % to 20 % suggested guide gratuity
• Please bring cash, no ATM on-site
• Tours run snow, rain or shine
• While you may register as a solo guest on the tour, there is a 3 person minimum for this particular tour to take place. If this threshold is not met 2-hours before tour time, you will be contacted for a reschedule or possible cancellation of the tour with full refund
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