Check out one of Dessert Pervert’s Toronto-based walking culinary tours:
Queen West Walking Pastry Tour ($75pp)
Travel with local blogger The Dessert Pervert to find the best pastries in city on this interactive walking food tour.
The Queen West Pastry Tour will take you on foot to some of the best and most unique bakeries in the area. You will get to enjoy the signature products at each bakery and hear a history about the shops as well as the delicacies. Some coming from humble roots, others from the courts of kings and queens of old. It’s a little peek through a window in time.
While we savour the goods you will learn about Queen West, Trinity Bellwoods park, and view some great local graffiti in Toronto’s Graffiti Alley.
Nügateau Pastry Shop
717 Queen St. West
1078 Queen St. West
Tour Length: Aprox. 2.5 hours
4 Pastries: From fancy French patisserie to an Argentine experience of Alfajores and Yerba Maté.
The charming company of your dessert-obsessed guide.
Craft Sake Tour in the Distillery. ($75pp)
Learn all there is to know about sake with a Certified Sake Professional.
Meet at a central location and get the low-down on the Distillery District’s past as Canada’s largest whiskey producer, it’s decline post-prohibition, and it’s eventual conversion into an entertainment district.
We will visit a local bakery for tarts as well as one of Toronto’s best chocolate makers where you will get to try one of their renowned drinking chocolates in flavours spicy mayan, or traditional. Our final stop and focus will be Izumi, Toronto’s first and only sake brewery.
Your guide not only will provide your tour of the Distillery and sweet shops but also The Ontario Spring Water Sake Company, locally known as Izumi. You will learn how sake is made from start to finish and taste 4 different types of sake all made right on the premises in the Distillery District.
Izumi Sake Brewery
Tour Length: Aprox. 2 hours 30 mins
Expert Guide with Sake certification and passion and knowledge of Toronto and Sweets.
Baked goods from a local bakeries.
Drinking Chocolate at the famous SOMA Chocolatiers
One hour sake brewery tour with 4-part tasting