Discover the history, culture and food of a fascinating neighborhood on the Chinatown Lunch and Walking Tour. You should make your own way to the starting point at Chef Joseph Poon's Kitchen, 1010 Cherry Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107.
There are many transportation options available to you. Please consult your hotel concierge for assistance or look up philadelphia.com/transport or philadelphiatransportation.com on the Internet.
Your tour is led by celebrity Chef Joseph Poon who will delight you with his cheerful personality and give you an insider’s view of the many different aspects of Chinatown. You will enjoy a 2 to 3 hour walking tour visiting venues within a 3 to 4 block radius of the starting point.
The tour includes visits to several local Asian businesses and locations including:
• A fortune cookie factory
• A Chinese herbal medicine shop
• A Chinese place of worship
• A Chinese bakery
• An Asian grocery store
• An Asian fish market
• A Tai Chi demonstration
• A book store and more
After the tour, you will be served a delicious meal at Chef Poon's Kitchen and you can also enjoy a unique Chinese fruit and vegetable carving lesson.
Chef Poon is famous for his Asian Fusion Cuisine. Your five-course lunch will include the following:
Soup: Phillip's Kennett Square Mushrooms with Hong Kong Shrimp Pork Wonton in Chicken Ginger Consommé
Salad: Spring Mixed Salad with Red Capers and Ginger Sesame Dressing
Appetizers: Thai Bourbon Grilled Chicken Skewer in Peanut Sauce; Shang Hai Crispy Mini Vegetarian Spring Roll
Entrée: Chef Poon's Famous Healthy General Joe Chicken in Tangy Chili and Fresh Ginger Essence served with Stir Fried Fresh Garden Vegetables and Asian Fusion Rice
Dessert: Ginger Carrot Cake or Oreo Cookie Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit
Healthy Green Tea
Dietary restrictions can be catered for if requested at the time of booking.
Your lunch will take about an hour. The tour ends at Chef Joseph Poon's Kitchen and you should make your own arrangements to return to your accommodation.