food box delivery

This food box delivery service in Toronto is also a tour of local restaurants

If you're missing doing food tours in Toronto right now, a local company is delivering the experience in a box.

Culinary Adventure Co. normally leads people around the city on food-based tours, but about four weeks ago they introduced their Food Tour in a Box program by assembling a kit of St. Lawrence Market eats.

The boxes, like food tours, stick to specific neighbourhoods of Toronto. They've since sent out a Chinatown and Kensington box as well as a Riverside and Leslieville box, which included $50 Culinary Adventure Co. gift certificates to use towards future food tours.

Our NEW Chinatown + Kensington Market Food Tour in a Box™ 📦 is ready to order! . LIMITED STOCK - ORDER QUICK . Enjoy a curated selection of the best bites from our delicious food tour - including ingredients to cook with, the best Chinese BBQ Pork in Toronto, iconic Chinese buns, artisan cheese, charcuterie from @sanagansmeatlocker , handmade pickled jalapeños from @sancosme_ , sweet jackfruit, @cxbo_chocolates signature Kensington Market Chocolate Bar + other surprises from our proud (and hurting) business partners in Toronto's Chinatown and Kensington Market neighbourhoods. . Plus, tucked inside is a $50 Culinary Adventure Co. Gift Certificate to enjoy towards our Food Tour or Culinary Adventures this summer or beyond. .

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The Chinatown and Kensington box bundled together charcuterie from Sanagan's, pickled jalapenos from San Cosme, CXBO chocolate and more. 

Our NEW Riverside + Leslieville Food Tour in a Box™ 📦 is now ready to order! . LIMITED QUANTITIES - ORDER QUICK . As one of the original food tours we offered almost a decade ago, our Riverside + Leslieville Food Tour remains a guest favourite and is jammed packed with delicious food and artisan stories. Here's your chance to taste "Queen St. east". . Enjoy a curated selection of the best bites from our delicious food tour - including, a trio of Middle Eastern dips w/ handmade saj pita @tabulemiddleasterncuisine / fresh baked sourdough from @bbirdco / the best apple fritters in Toronto from @purplepenguincafe / sustainable green coffee beans from @merchantsofgreencoffee + other favourite treats from our foodie friends + partners including Blackberry Vanilla Jam from Fat Fisherman, Black Bomber Cheddar from @snowdoniacheese and hearty pate from @schefflersdeli . . Plus, tucked inside is a $50 Culinary Adventure Co. Gift Certificate to enjoy towards our Food Tours or Culinary Adventures this summer or beyond.

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The Riverside and Leslieville box contained dips from Tabule, sourdough from Blackbird, coffee from Merchants of Green, apple fritters from Purple Penguin and other items.

Introducing our NEW Little India 🇮🇳 + Gerrard East Food Tour in a Box™ . It's time for creamy comfort and a kick of spice, and Toronto's east-end is filled with both. Our Little India + Gerrard East Food Tour leads guests through a delicious array of South Asian flavours, which are delicious, rich and approachable, then guests are whisked off to enjoy ‘a couple new kids on the block” - with iconic Canadian eats + treats. . Our Little India + Gerrard East Food Tour in a Box™ is the best way to taste and celebrate this colourful, dynamic neighbourhood and support the small businesses and artisans behind this east-end culinary energy. . Enjoy a curated selection of the best bites from our delicious food tour - including ingredients to cook with, a selection of three (3) local Ontario artisan 🧀 from @pantrycheese / rich + comforting Chana Bhatura - a signature chickpea curry from @udupipalacetoronto / fresh Canadian Paneer, Red Lentils, Garam Masala spices and sweet juicy 🥭 from @kohinoorfoods / plus quite possibly the BEST Nanaimo Bars in the country from @lazydaisysto and to pair with this iconic treat - smooth Cold Brew Coffee from @stationcoldbrew / all sourced from our proud (and hurting) small business partners in Little India + Gerrard East. @gerrardindiabaz . . Plus, tucked inside is a $50 Culinary Adventure Co. Gift Certificate to enjoy towards our Food Tours or Culinary Adventures this summer or beyond.

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Next up was the Little India and Gerrard East box, which had cheeses from Pantry, Chana Bhatura from Udupi Palace, cold brew from Station and Nanaimo bars from Lazy Daisy. The box was priced at $99.

Introducing our SPECIAL EDITION: Easter Brunch Food Tour in a Box™ for your whole family! . Easter Weekend is fast approaching and our families, friends and love-ons are stuck inside. That's not going to stop us from enjoying a delicious Sunday Brunch - and we've got just the answer. . Our SPECIAL EDITION: Easter Brunch Food Tour in a Box™ is the perfect way to celebrate the start of spring. Enjoy a bigger, family-style curated selection of our favourite bites and inspiration from our delicious food tour - including a dozen of fresh Ontario eggs, freshly baked sourdough from @bbirdco / crisp bundle of asparagus / creamy Ontario goat cheese / St. Lawrence Market's iconic Peameal bacon, smooth @stationcoldbrew Coffee, the sweet heat of Red Pepper Jelly from @spiceoflifeto / the perfect Caesar mix from @waltercaesar + a colourful Disco Dark Chocolate Bunny and Disco Creme Egg from @cxbo_chocolates to fill out your Easter feast. . Plus, tucked inside is a FREE St. Lawrence Market Food Tour to enjoy this summer or beyond. ($79 value)

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They even created an Easter Brunch Food Tour in a Box that included items like Blackbird sourdough, Station cold brew and CXBO chocolate.

NEW | Introducing our CHEESE + CHEERS Appreciation + Pairing Experience in a Box™ In this time of “social distancing” we’re really ready to raise a glass and enjoy some fine Canadian cheeses. So, our signature CHEESE + CHEERS Appreciation + Pairing Experience is going ONLINE! 2 SESSIONS – ONLY 24 SPOTS! 🧀 Enjoy an interactive, fun and lively 2-hour guided adventure - pairing + appreciating the best of Canadian Artisan Cheeses with Craft Soda, a Caesar and local Ontario Beer + Cider with our very own Big Cheese, Kevin Durkee. Kevin was the culinary force behind CHEESEWERKS, Canada’s only restaurant 100% focused on Canadian Cheese, along with being the Chair of the Toronto Cheese Guild, Royal Winter Fair Cheese Judge and Dairy Farmers of Canada spokesperson. Kevin will educate and entertain you as you explore the world of Canadian Artisan Cheese and local drink pairings. This is a comprehensive, engaging and fun way to learn about the world of cheese and the artisans behind the product. You’ll be learning and tasting six (6) different categories of Cheese - Fresh, Soft, Semi-Firm, Firm, Hard and Blue. Plus, tucked inside your CHEESE + CHEERS Appreciation + Pairing Experience in a Box™ will be a $25 Culinary Adventure Co. Gift Certificate to enjoy towards our Food Tours or Culinary Adventures this summer or beyond.

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They're also doing an upcoming Cheese + Cheers Appreciation + Pairing Experience in a Box that allows you to follow along with a live guided tasting of Canadian cheeses paired with craft soda, Caesars, and Ontario beer and cider for $89.

If you find yourself missing the experiential aspect of eating local, this is a great way to support small businesses and recreate the sensation of rambling around a Toronto neighbourhood, sampling as you go.

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