From Foraging to Fishing: The Best Guided Food Tours To Try Now

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The dining scene in Vancouver gets better every season. Let’s face it: we’re becoming spoiled for choice. In a city of hot restaurant openings, ever more creative communal dining events, pop-up/themed dinners and a mini horde of food carts, it’s a constant challenge to come up with a new way to experience Vancouver’s foodie bounty.

The Vancouver food tour scene (by tour I mean adventure) is a great way to change up the culinary experience by catching your own dinner, foraging, cycling or learning about the city’s history as you nosh.

Here are five outdoor food adventures to try now through September, before the the rainy season gets underway and a cozy restaurant is all you can imagine. Continue reading:
From Foraging to Fishing: The Best Guided Food Tours To Try Now

Gastown Food Tour: Good eats and urban history

I often go carousing in Gastown. But I’d never shared a pumpkin ale with Gassy Jack until I took a Gastown Food Tour. The Gastown Food Tour is a new excursion by Taste Vancouver Food Tours that runs daily from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

I joined a group of seasoned Vancouverites also voyeuristically enjoying the tourist experience. Gassy Jack led us on a stroll that mixed urban history with ten tasting stops including Peckinpah’s Carolina-style barbecue (pictured above) and piping-hot raspberry Champagne tea at the recently-opened Après -midi in Gaoler’s Mews. Get the rest of the foodie details after the jump.
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Gastown Food Tour: Good eats and urban history