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Chinatown Dumpling & Drunken History

food walk

Chinatown Dumpling & Drunken History

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
food walk

Chinatown Dumpling & Drunken History

food walk

Chinatown Dumpling & Drunken History

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

We'll start off meeting outside of Columbus Park where I'll give you the insane history of Chinatown and dumplings! We'll jump right into trying some of the best fried, soup, and steamed dumplings Chinatown has to offer (including a few SUPER local places that don't even have a website). Along the way, I'll introduce you to all of my favorite shopkeepers, like the owner of the oldest shop in Chinatown that runs 5 generations deep. By the end of the tour, you'll learn all about Chinese culture, how to properly eat soup dumplings and how to navigate Chinatown like a local! I'll show you all the best places to shop, go out to explore, and more during your stay here! We'll also be playing fun games along the way! NOTES: We won't be hitting the traditional tourist spots -- this is the same tour that we offer to local New Yorkers on our site.(www.instagram.com/ciaooomag). I also have a few surprise locations we can visit with some of my favorite neighborhood treats!

Your host

Learn more about Chau

Chau

I'm the founder of ciaooo! magazine, a website featuring the best places to eat, drink, shop and see for local New Yorkers. A native New Yorker, my father was a chef in Chinatown for over 30 years. I've spent the bulk of my life eating my way through NYC, from tiny hidden gems to phenomenal restaurants that are a MUST try.

What's included

Food
We'll be having a wide assortment of dumplings & other beloved Chinatown snacks. There are few alternatives for non-pork…
Drinks
One beverage will be included. Water and tea provided at sit down restaurants.
Equipment
Special ciaooo! branded dumpling Kit for ranking your favorite dumplings!

Where you'll be

We'll be visiting my favorite restaurants and shops that I grew up going to, and that my parents passed along to me. Every place that we go to is a local small business run by families, and beloved by locals. We'll visit 4 different dumpling shops, ranging from eating on the streets to sit down spots. Along the way, we'll be exploring the various streets, markets and hidden gems of Chinatown.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 9 and up can attend. Guests should know that walking is required. There will be a few places where we may have to stand and eat outside.

What to bring

Comfy walking shoes

More tips

Dress comfortably! You'll be walking around and eating a ton. For additional purchases, you should bring cash. Expect that we are going to have a great time!

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Chau
Chinatown Dumpling & Drunken History
New experience
£42/person
New experience
£42/person