Brain freeze! New tour dives into Vancouver ice cream shops

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Photo credit m01229 | Flickr

Baby, it’s hot outside.

It’s barely July and Vancouver has already experienced over a month of fantastic summer weather. The sunshine shows no signs of letting up, and that means it’s time to get serious about ice cream.

Off the Eaten Track, a local company that offers food tours around Vancouver, has just launched a new tour focused on all that’s cold and creamy. The Gourmet Ice Cream Tour starts July 8 and runs every Wednesday evening through September.

The tour lasts one hour and visits four local shops in the downtown area for samples. Here’s what to expect.

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Brain freeze! New tour dives into Vancouver ice cream shops

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Add some (pumpkin?) spice to this sunshine-filled fall weekend with our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday to Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This WeekendMusic, walking tours, lots of food, and dozens of theatre options will keep you busy in Vancouver this holiday long weekend, Friday through Monday! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Hungry? Vancouver’s Guilty Pleasures Food Tour

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Want to chow down on pulled pork with Canada’s Top Chef, dine on dim sum at Vancouver’s finest Chinese restaurant and savor North America’s top-ranked gelato – all in the same afternoon?   Then we’ve got the tour for you.

The newest in a wave of food-themed tours sweeping Vancouver, the Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour ($69) is clearly designed with big – and adventurous – eaters in mind.   Over the course of three hours, your intrepid guide will lead you on a culinary whirlwind adventure where you’ll enjoy 12 different tastings and get the inside scoop from five of the city’s leading chefs and foodies.

The snacking starts at Kirin Mandarin Restaurant, whose high-end dim sum has been recognized as the city’s best for six years running.  From there, stroll along glitzy Alberni Street – Vancouver’s “mini Rodeo Drive” – to a boutique wine shop, where local vintages will be paired with gourmet nibbles.  Continue reading:
Hungry? Vancouver’s Guilty Pleasures Food Tour