Maria
Maria
English
Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada
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Jewel travelled internationally for 5 years in order to discover and experience other cultures, cuisines, arts and architecture. It was on this world wide adventure that she developed her love of people, fine food, arts and culture. Upon her return from her international travels she studied restaurant management and opened a restaurant herself. Since then, the world has come to Vancouver making it a very cosmopolitan city with an eclectic and exotic array of fine restaurants and multi-cultural eateries. She has watched and experienced the restoration of Gastown, the creation of the Granville Island Market, the enchanting neighbourhood of Chinatown grow and the recent development of upscale and urban Yaletown. She is a passionate and creative cook in her own right. Her love of Vancouver and all that it has to offer birthed a passion to share its culinary delights, history, natural beauty and culture with tourists and locals alike. Come hear her story of what makes Vancouver such an amazing city from a loc

Reviews (42)

PeteZ488

2019-05-17 08:14:27

"The gastown food tour" A group of us went on this food tour of Gastown. We really enjoyed Tia, our guide, and the places we visited. Ten in all. Some of the most unique and tasty foods I have ever tried. The three hour...

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UhmandaHaynur

2019-03-17 19:48:53

"So much fun!" I went on the Gastown tour on Saturday and I had such a great time. I live in Vancouver and didn’t know any of the history of the area. Brent was full of interesting stories and history and I feel...

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Millarvilleclarks

2019-02-22 10:08:02

"Good introduction to Gas Town" We enjoyed this walk and sampling tour of Gastown. We made 9 stops for food and drink samples. All were very enjoyable. Our guide Sean was very pleasant and provided good historic background info. to...

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kcler

2019-02-12 05:16:00

"GREAT WINTER TOUR" Enjoyed the tour with Jewell, in the little Italy area of Commercial Drive..well planned, With the delicatessen, fantastic sandwich...with hundreds of different cheeses, and mostly from...

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fernh34

2019-02-04 13:33:12

"More then we expected!" Wow, 4 friend couples in our group with Brent as our tour guide. We were fed beyond our expectations with Brent who added Commercial Drive/Little Italy tidbits of history along the way. Definitely...

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ManjaitD

2019-02-02 10:47:12

"Was at a Management retreat and this Event was great" Sean the guide was knowledgeable and gave us a great food and drink tour. Would recommend to any group wanting to taste different foods in beautiful Vancouver.

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Maryann S

2019-01-25 09:42:34

"Taste Vancouver Food Tours" Fantastic tour guide (Brent) had very interesting information about Gastown. We enjoyed the food, the company, and the info. Thanks Taste Vancouver Food Tours! Highly recommend!

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Michele H

2018-10-25 13:38:16

"Great Experience" I booked a private tour and they were really accommodating with my needs, and were easy to contact. The tour guides were friendly, organized, and helpful. The tour was great, and the food was even...

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Rebecca M

2018-10-15 14:31:37

"Lonsdale Quay Food Tour" Lovely food tour at the Quay with Tia, who was friendly and knowledgeable. Had a great time and would consider booking another tour with Taste Vancouver!

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rabbitrjf

2018-09-30 07:16:46

"Gastown food and culture tour" Brent led us on an entertaining and informative tour of Gastown. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the district and the eccentric characters who lived here. Food sampling was varied and...

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Maria

English
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

About :

Jewel travelled internationally for 5 years in order to discover and experience other cultures, cuisines, arts and architecture. It was on this world wide adventure that she developed her love of people, fine food, arts and culture. Upon her return from her international travels she studied restaurant management and opened a restaurant herself. Since then, the world has come to Vancouver making it a very cosmopolitan city with an eclectic and exotic array of fine restaurants and multi-cultural eateries. She has watched and experienced the restoration of Gastown, the creation of the Granville Island Market, the enchanting neighbourhood of Chinatown grow and the recent development of upscale and urban Yaletown. She is a passionate and creative cook in her own right. Her love of Vancouver and all that it has to offer birthed a passion to share its culinary delights, history, natural beauty and culture with tourists and locals alike. Come hear her story of what makes Vancouver such an amazing city from a loc


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Reviews (42)

PeteZ488

2019-05-17 08:14:27

"The gastown food tour" A group of us went on this food tour of Gastown. We really enjoyed Tia, our guide, and the places we visited. Ten in all. Some of the most unique and tasty foods I have ever tried. The three hour...

+More
UhmandaHaynur

2019-03-17 19:48:53

"So much fun!" I went on the Gastown tour on Saturday and I had such a great time. I live in Vancouver and didn’t know any of the history of the area. Brent was full of interesting stories and history and I feel...

+More
Millarvilleclarks

2019-02-22 10:08:02

"Good introduction to Gas Town" We enjoyed this walk and sampling tour of Gastown. We made 9 stops for food and drink samples. All were very enjoyable. Our guide Sean was very pleasant and provided good historic background info. to...

+More
kcler

2019-02-12 05:16:00

"GREAT WINTER TOUR" Enjoyed the tour with Jewell, in the little Italy area of Commercial Drive..well planned, With the delicatessen, fantastic sandwich...with hundreds of different cheeses, and mostly from...

+More
fernh34

2019-02-04 13:33:12

"More then we expected!" Wow, 4 friend couples in our group with Brent as our tour guide. We were fed beyond our expectations with Brent who added Commercial Drive/Little Italy tidbits of history along the way. Definitely...

+More
ManjaitD

2019-02-02 10:47:12

"Was at a Management retreat and this Event was great" Sean the guide was knowledgeable and gave us a great food and drink tour. Would recommend to any group wanting to taste different foods in beautiful Vancouver.

+More
Maryann S

2019-01-25 09:42:34

"Taste Vancouver Food Tours" Fantastic tour guide (Brent) had very interesting information about Gastown. We enjoyed the food, the company, and the info. Thanks Taste Vancouver Food Tours! Highly recommend!

+More
Michele H

2018-10-25 13:38:16

"Great Experience" I booked a private tour and they were really accommodating with my needs, and were easy to contact. The tour guides were friendly, organized, and helpful. The tour was great, and the food was even...

+More
Rebecca M

2018-10-15 14:31:37

"Lonsdale Quay Food Tour" Lovely food tour at the Quay with Tia, who was friendly and knowledgeable. Had a great time and would consider booking another tour with Taste Vancouver!

+More
rabbitrjf

2018-09-30 07:16:46

"Gastown food and culture tour" Brent led us on an entertaining and informative tour of Gastown. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the district and the eccentric characters who lived here. Food sampling was varied and...

+More
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