GENOVA TOURS 2014 ! (Toronto Walking Tours)

ETHNIC GROCERY STORE TOUR

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Toronto bills itself as one of the great multicultural cities of the world.

Whatever country you came from you want the cuisine and ordinary meals that you grew up with. As a result there are many ethnic food stores catering to the various ethnic communities of Toronto. In addition Toronto’s various restaurants also source from these same stores.

 

I grew up in a grocery store and to be honest in the Toronto of my youth our store catered to the “munga cakes”. The only thing ethnic in the store was spaghetti and Challah bread that I loved. At home it was a different matter. We ate Italian.

 

As more and more people came to Toronto from all over the world I developed a taste for ethnic foods through visiting my friends homes or in restaurants throughout the city. It was there for any ones enjoyment. When I began touring I was exposed even further to the wide variety of ethnic foods available in Toronto.

 

I have now put together a tour aimed specifically at enjoying this abundance of ethnic foods we have at our doorstep. We start by visiting Chinatown with its exotic fruits and vegetables, teas, dried foods and baked goods, and also hear of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
 
Next door is Kensington. During the 1920s 30s and 40s, it was known as the Jewish Market. Today, you can sense the city's rich, multicultural mix, obvious in the ethnic shops packed with goods from Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, South America and Asia. We will visit, Tofu making, a spice store, a Latino store and an Ethiopian store. A visit to Kensington is like a sensory trip around the world. The tour will start at the northeast corner of Spadina & Dundas.
 
 This Toronto Walking Tour last three hours and cost $40 per person.
 
**(We also do Toronto Ethnic Store Tour of large supermarkets by Executive Van. See listing on the side panel).

Further information and/or reservations can be made by calling 416-367-0380 or email billgenova@rogers.com . Reservation should be made as soon as possible since it is on a first come first serve bases. On the day of the tour reservations can be made right up to the tour's start provided you have talked to a live operator to confirm the tour.


Genova Tours (Toronto Ethnic Grocery Store Tours)
230 Rose Park Drive
Toronto, Canada, M4T1R5