Experience Gift Ideas from Savour Toronto

Give the gift that can’t be unwrapped! Experiences make for great gifts that are truly unique and make for lasting memories.

We created this list of our tour experiences to help you decide which ones might be the perfect fit for that special someone of your shopping list.

Sweet Sensation: A dessert lover’s dream afternoon

As the name Sweet Sensation suggests, this tour is perfect for people who love desserts. Each stop on our Sweet Sensation tour features an indulgent treat with flavours from all over the world. To name a few, expect to experience flavours from Japan, France, Belgium and China. Learn more about the desserts you love and try some new sweets you might have never experienced before. Our Sweet Sensation tour travels through three dynamic neighbourhoods so it is also a great way to get a glimpse at popular areas in the city. Guests will fill up on sweets in Kensington Market, Old Chinatown and Queen West. A guided walk exploring local street art will also provide some insight on the culture of the Queen West neighborhood and graffiti scene in Toronto.

Butter Avenue

Graffiti Alley Toronto

Best of the West: Specialty eateries around the trendy Ossington strip

Our Best of the West tour offers an abundance of cool eateries that truly excel at what they do. This tour has popular sweet and savoury specialty spots along the Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood and Little Portugal. Ossington Avenue between Dundas St. and Queen St. is also known as the hipster neighbourhood in Toronto so we always reveal all the best bars and indie restaurants to return to. Discover how the neighbourhood has evolved overtime and get a taste of past and present. For visitors, the Best of the West tour offers an afternoon in a neighbourhood that is beloved by locals and off the typical tourist path. For locals, this tour is great for people looking to discover some hidden gems and try eateries that are at the top of their game.

Venezia Bakery

La Cubana

Kensington Krawl: Artisanal foods in Toronto’s most eclectic neighbourhood

Our Kensington Krawl was the first food tour in Kensington Market and has been running since Savour Toronto launched five years ago. This tour begins with market favourites like artisan bread, cheese and charcuterie. Followed by a touch of Mexican for lunch and ending with exceptional desserts. Kensington Market is home to many artists and musicians and it is apparent through the streets adorned with graffiti and weekend buskers. For visitors, Kensington is a must see destination that truly represents the culture and diversity of Toronto. This tour is also great for locals who want to spend a day out seeing Kensington Market through new eyes. It is perfect for families and the best tour option for those with mobility issues since the neighbourhood is dense and walking distances are short. Since the market has a bohemian vibe, our Kensington Krawl is also a great option for creative types and those who appreciate art.

Blackbird Baking Co.

Global Cheese

Taste of Chinatown: An exploration of Chinese food, ingredients and culture

Taste of Chinatown is great for locals and visitors alike who want to immerse themselves in Chinese cuisine and culture. Taste a variety of classic Chinese dishes and get to know the differences that define regional cuisine. Discover typical ingredients used in Chinese cooking on a guided walk through a local Chinese supermarket. A relaxing and educational tea break will make you appreciate every sip. Throughout the tour, guests can expect to learn more about the Chinese community in Toronto as well as how Old Chinatown, Toronto’s primary Chinatown was formed.

Dim Sum King

Icha Tea

Cindy Chan

Cindy grew up in Scarborough and has always been passionate about food. After Cindy left her career in broadcasting she traveled extensively, discovering new cultures and expanding her knowledge on food. Cindy has been with Savour Toronto for over a year and has hosted countless public and private tours. Cindy leads the Kensington Krawl, Best of the West and Le Tour de Cafe. On her free time, she loves adding to her cookbook collection, taking food photos and putting up jars of strawberry jam.

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