Vancouver Foodie Tours: Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tours Giveaway

Comments 136 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the best ways to get to know a city, in particular your own, is through its food scene and Michelle Ng from Vancouver Foodie Tours has been linking locals and visitors to Vancouver’s culinary heartbeat since 2010. It’s a great time of year to not only experience a tour for yourself but to consider the gift of a food tour experience — for the foodie in your life.


Vancouver Foodie Tours run two scheduled tours: The World’s Best Food Truck Tour (#WBFTT) and the Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour (#GPGT) and they have recently been added to the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Canadian Signature Experience Program.

World’s Best Food Truck Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Tours run on: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
Weekday tours 11am-1pm (Apr 1 – Nov 30), Saturday tours 12-2pm (May 1 – Sep 30)
Pricing: $49
What’s Included: All food tastings
Capacity: Maximum of 15 guests
Distance Covered: 1.6 km or 1 mile, total walking time is approximately 25 minutes
Meeting Place: 855 Burrard St (& Smithe St), beside Japadog food cart

Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Tours run on: Fridays to Mondays, 2-5pm
Pricing: $69
What’s Included: All food and drink tastings
Capacity: Maximum of 12 guests
What to Wear: Comfortable clothing and shoes, rain gear depending on weather
Weather Conditions: Tours run rain or shine
Distance Covered: 2.3 km/1.4 mile, total walking time is approximately 45 minutes with 5 stops
Meeting Place: Kirin Restaurant, 1172 Alberni Street (& Bute), Vancouver

Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tours Giveaway

You can win a spot for you and a guest on an upcoming Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour:

Our gastronomic adventure begins with savoring dim sum from none other than Kirin Chinese Restaurant – Winner of Vancouver’s Best Dim Sum for sixth consecutive years by Vancouver Magazine. You’ll visit Vancouver’s gourmet specialty grocer where you will taste award winning cheese and chocolate paired with a local wine.

Next, we take you to Vancouver’s most popular Italian Restaurant where you’ll savor their Signature Meatball and fresh burrata paired with 2012 Tinhorn Gewurztraminer. We then take you on a short stroll along Vancouver’s gourmet restaurant street and trendy shopping neighborhood.

Then we hop across the street to Hubbub, creator of Vancouver’s top 10 sandwiches for their Pulled Pork Sandwich and beer pairing. You’ll learn how this amazing sandwich is made and experience firsthand the magnetic appeal of this majestic sandwich.

Finally, happy bellies are treated to a sweet ending with the best gelato and sorbetto on the continent at Bella Gelateria, winner of North America’s best gelato.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour from @VanFoodieTours + @Miss604

Follow Vancouver Foodie Tours on Facebook and Twitter for more information. I will draw one winner (must be 19+) at 12:00pm on Friday, December 6, 2013.

Update The winner is Ana!

136 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. m l johnstoneThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 6:53pm PST

    most of the stuff on the list i have never tasted
    sounds like a fun and filling adventure

  2. ArielThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 6:57pm PST

    This looks exciting!

  3. Mary WThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 6:58pm PST

    I’m hungry

  4. CliffThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 7:13pm PST

    The Hubbub sandwich sounds great!

  5. LindaThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 7:15pm PST

    I would love to tour the city this way.

  6. BrendaThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 7:16pm PST

    Mm, dim sum

  7. RuthThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 7:27pm PST

    Well, yum! Vancouver has so much to offer in the way of great food.

  8. Dayna WilsonThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 7:34pm PST

    Man, would I love to win this. mmm.

  9. HillaryThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 7:42pm PST

    Sounds delicious!

  10. Michael KwanThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 7:43pm PST

    I love to eat. This much is obvious. 🙂

  11. katie borrettThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:00pm PST

    would love to take my Dad to this!

  12. StevenThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:05pm PST

    I would love to win (and share) a foodie tour…

  13. ScottThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:08pm PST

    Sounds great!

  14. JenniferThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:13pm PST

    Sounds AMAZING

  15. BobbiThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:15pm PST

    Would be the perfect Vancouver evening!

  16. DanaThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:21pm PST

    I would really love to win and I would share with you Steven 🙂

  17. MariaThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:25pm PST

    It’s a foodie’s dream of guilty pleasures. Yum, yum.

  18. Sharon D.Thursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:29pm PST

    Would love to win this. 🙂

  19. AnnaThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:33pm PST

    sounds like a fun date night!

  20. Kelly KrolThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 8:53pm PST

    I’d love to win this for my husband:)

  21. AmThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 9:24pm PST

    Don’t feel guilty about any pleasures!

  22. MinamThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 9:25pm PST

    I love to win and try the food!

  23. ConnieThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 9:27pm PST

    Oooo a guilty pleasures food tour! I would feel guilty for NOT entering!

  24. JenThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 9:32pm PST

    Oh, I would love to win this – a perfect Christmas gift for my husband! We did their food truck tour last summer and it was fantastic!

  25. Anne GuagliardoThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 9:35pm PST

    Bon appétit!

  26. Cristina LawrieThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 9:36pm PST

    Sounds fun!

  27. TracyThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 10:05pm PST

    This sounds fun and delicious!

  28. GordonThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 10:27pm PST

    Sounds so fun! 🙂

  29. AnaThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 10:27pm PST

    WOW my dream come true! I want this please!

  30. JenniferThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 10:56pm PST

    Yes please!

  31. JenThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 11:11pm PST

    Sounds delish! Would love to win this 🙂

  32. ShannonThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 11:21pm PST

    This would be fun!

  33. MarianneThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 11:21pm PST

    Looks like an amazing foodie!

  34. MaryThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 11:21pm PST

    I’ve never been on a Gourmet Food Tour and would love to!

  35. Michelle MarieThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 11:40pm PST

    Yum, this sounds delicious!

  36. SamanthaThursday, November 28th, 2013 — 11:46pm PST

    Wow this looks like an amazing tour!

  37. Tina L.Thursday, November 28th, 2013 — 11:50pm PST

    This would be great to win!

  38. DilaraFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 12:00am PST

    Sounds awesome!

  39. BrendaFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 12:00am PST


  40. ErinFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 3:38am PST

    Sounds delish!

  41. SwapnilFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 7:23am PST


  42. bjhFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 9:13am PST

    Would love to gift this to my brothers!

  43. KayKayFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 9:38am PST

    best event for any foodie!

  44. SteveFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 9:50am PST


  45. LauraFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 9:50am PST

    So want in!

  46. Jeff SFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 9:57am PST

    Yum, I would love to try this out! The food sounds great!

  47. ChelleFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 10:09am PST

    I’ve been looking at doing a local food tour–this would be great!

  48. GayleFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 11:16am PST

    Sounds great – mmm, gelato…

  49. AnneFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 1:08pm PST

    This sounds like fun!

  50. KatiaFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 1:21pm PST

    Looks so much fun!

  51. MichelleFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 1:26pm PST

    The team at Van Foodie Tours is so great! Would love to go on this tour 😀

  52. NathanFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 2:11pm PST

    Nom Nom Nom!

  53. lorFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 2:51pm PST


  54. MandyFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 3:44pm PST


  55. Tara JensenFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 4:02pm PST

    Seriously hungry just reading this! Yummy!

  56. wenxiaoFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 4:09pm PST

    Oh let the drooling begin

  57. BettinaFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 4:49pm PST

    sounds fantastic!!

  58. staceyFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 4:56pm PST

    Yum! food carts all the way! fun!

  59. IsaacFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 6:03pm PST

    Gut bustin’ good time!

  60. JamesFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 6:03pm PST


  61. Tiffany WilsonFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 7:06pm PST

    This looks amazing!

  62. Sherry FFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 10:52pm PST

    Sounds amazing!

  63. MaureenFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 10:58pm PST

    Would love to give tickets to two foodie friends of mine. Walking and eating. I think it is safe to say that any guilt you might feel from eating all those different foods can be ignored because the walking counteracts any calories you’ll consume : ).

  64. MaryFriday, November 29th, 2013 — 10:59pm PST

    these all sound so delicious!

  65. Kelsey WSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 12:57am PST

    Guilty Pleasures here I come!! 😉

  66. MarissaSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 9:39am PST

    Sounds delicious!

  67. Lisa GedakSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 10:51am PST

    Wow, wear loose clothing for sure lol…MMMMMM it all sounds delicious!

  68. Helisa DSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 1:13pm PST

    Wow!! Sounds delish!!

  69. KevinSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 1:36pm PST

    Sounds tasty!

  70. StephanieSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 7:43pm PST

    Sounds amazing.

  71. Carol McCannSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 9:53pm PST

    wow this a great giveaway

  72. HannahSaturday, November 30th, 2013 — 11:09pm PST

    Sounds delicious!!

  73. Vincent ChenSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 12:06am PST

    great giveaway

  74. Samantha gSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 7:09am PST

    My taste buds are tingling!

  75. A ReaumeSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 10:08am PST

    Yum! I want to win this! What a great gift to give for the holidays, as well!

  76. Teresa KSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 2:02pm PST

    I’d love to win.

  77. shelaineSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 2:23pm PST

    YUM! I heart food and this is coming at a great time 😉

  78. DebbieSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 3:46pm PST

    Love to win & eat!

  79. MegSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 6:26pm PST

    Yum! This would be a great date!

  80. JulianSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 6:58pm PST

    This looks great!

  81. SharaSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 7:03pm PST

    Sounds like an awesome way to spend an afternoon!

  82. Tina L.Sunday, December 1st, 2013 — 7:09pm PST

    sounds yummy!

  83. janSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 7:14pm PST

    now this is something different

  84. LindsaySunday, December 1st, 2013 — 8:07pm PST

    Whenever I have a weekday off I try to hit up a food truck…this sounds awesome 🙂

  85. L. J , LawtonSunday, December 1st, 2013 — 11:40pm PST

    Would love to win. Maybe I could gain a few pounds!!

  86. OliviaMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 12:12am PST

    I’ve always wanted to go on a food tour!

  87. KathleenMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 9:35am PST

    sounds great!

  88. WinnieMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 9:51am PST

    Sounds like a lot of fun! Would love to give this a try.

  89. JeanneMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 9:55am PST

    Food tour sounds great

  90. SeanMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 9:55am PST


  91. leeMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 1:13pm PST

    sounds delicious!

  92. DarcieMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 3:35pm PST

    Sounds like a great night out!

  93. SteveMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 3:36pm PST

    Yes please

  94. MagMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 3:49pm PST

    I’m drooling already.

  95. Kai Yan Chau (Ivy)Monday, December 2nd, 2013 — 4:09pm PST

    Sounds fantastic!!

  96. SanazMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 5:22pm PST

    Looks like a fun event!

  97. Radhika KMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 9:13pm PST

    Would love to try the food truck tour

  98. Jo DeeMonday, December 2nd, 2013 — 10:51pm PST

    Sounds like so much fun!

  99. RebeccaTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 12:02am PST

    Sounds so yummy!

  100. JoanneTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 1:17am PST

    Yum! I’ve heard so much about Vancouver foodie tours, such a neat idea!

  101. AntonioTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 1:40am PST

    This sounds yummy. Pick me please

  102. StotesTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 11:00am PST

    This sounds like a fantastic foodie tour!

  103. AlbertTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 11:30am PST

    Sounds like a great time!

  104. JocelynTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 11:50am PST

    I would love to win this!

  105. WallyTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 2:11pm PST

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  106. Yasmin HallTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 2:36pm PST

    This is right up my alley! Hope to be a great FOODIE one day, so much to learn! : )YUM

  107. ElaineTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 6:37pm PST

    Thank you for the awesome giveaway! Merry Christmas!

  108. GlendaTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 10:17pm PST

    this is a contest i really want to win

  109. Coral SeabrookTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 10:19pm PST

    Fingers Crossed!

  110. Winnie WTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 10:20pm PST

    Sounds amazing!

  111. GregTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 10:25pm PST

    sounds yummy

  112. KarenTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 10:27pm PST

    This sounds like heaven

  113. Dennis L.Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 10:47pm PST

    Yummiest prize ever!

  114. Nicole JTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 — 10:55pm PST

    I love food too much that not entering would be a disaster!!

  115. SandyWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 12:27am PST

    This tour sounds amazing!

  116. Andy C.Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 7:15am PST

    Mmmmm Foodies!

  117. katrinaWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 12:39pm PST

    i love to eat!

  118. timWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 12:44pm PST

    sounds like good eatin’!

  119. OliverWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 2:38pm PST

    I’m even hungrier now!

  120. RobertaWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 4:10pm PST

    Both tours sound like they will guarantee food orgasms!!

  121. ShirleyWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 4:33pm PST

    Both of the tours sound fun!

  122. JaneWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 8:40pm PST

    Always wanted to try this, but too expensive

  123. ilyaWednesday, December 4th, 2013 — 9:19pm PST

    would like to check out the Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour

  124. Frank_ZThursday, December 5th, 2013 — 12:10am PST

    would love to do a tour

  125. Lisa MartinThursday, December 5th, 2013 — 8:05am PST


  126. Robyn PThursday, December 5th, 2013 — 9:58am PST

    I’m new to the city and would love to give this a try! Food is <3

  127. taniaThursday, December 5th, 2013 — 10:46am PST

    Sounds delicious!

  128. rinoThursday, December 5th, 2013 — 10:47am PST

    This tour sounds amazing!

  129. MartaThursday, December 5th, 2013 — 2:32pm PST

    Sounds fun!

  130. EileenThursday, December 5th, 2013 — 9:01pm PST

    Great prize!

  131. AmieFriday, December 6th, 2013 — 12:17am PST

    3 things: om. nom. nom.

  132. SimonFriday, December 6th, 2013 — 9:37am PST

    I will be bursting at the seams!

  133. LisaFriday, December 6th, 2013 — 9:43am PST

    These are excellent restaurants!

  134. tinaFriday, December 6th, 2013 — 11:02am PST

    sounds likea an exciting experience im in

  135. Elizabeth SalesFriday, December 6th, 2013 — 11:17am PST

    I LOVE to eat!!!

  136. AngelaFriday, December 6th, 2013 — 1:46pm PST

    Amazing! Tour sounds like an awesome day out.

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