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Wok 'n' Walk Tour of Philly Chinatown Reviews

Joseph Poon Chef Kitchen (Philadelphia, PA)

Reviews & Ratings

44 ratings
4.2 average rating
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6 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Nov 11 2011

Conceptually, the tour sounded great. However, Joe Poon spent much too much time talking about himself and his accomplishments. Plus, the food that was served was ordinary. We expected more from a "master chef".

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3 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 10 2011

This adventure is fun from beginning to end with Chef Poon...be prepared to keep up a lively pace, as his energy level is very high. We visited all the locations mentioned in the promotional materials. He kept us attentive, as he joked and...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 27 2011

Chef Joseph was very scattered in his presentation and really lacked focus. Very impressed with himself, listed a confusing array of his qualifications/experiences and seemed interested only in tangentially in members of the group. Would be...continued

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attended Oct 09 2011

This was so a fun thing to do! Chef Poon is very entertaining. The walking tour is kept within a few block radius so it is very easy for everyone to do. We learned how fortune cookies are made, went to an Asian market and learned a lot about...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

Tour was entertaining and informative. No one could have more energy and enthusiasm than Chef Poon.

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3 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

I liked the diverse stops we made in China town- great for those who don't know where to go. I enjoyed learning of Chef Poons adventures and stories of the area he knows of through the years, cooking tips and Chinese herbal medicine through...continued

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9 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 29 2012

Although we had a rocky start because we could not open front door and after 15 minutes someone came down to look for us, our lunch food was good but was typically fried chinese food. Other then that Mr. Poon was a genuinely nice guy who took us...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 01 2012

Good food, interesting insights of Chinatown. Joseph Poon is very entertaining...would do it again!

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3 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 14 2014

Had anticipated a longer and more informative tour. Not much by way of "hard info" relative to China Town. Lunch was average and not much better than the average China Buffet establishments you see in various shopping centers. A section of the...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 22 2012

We learned a lot about Chinatown and the food that is important to the culture. Chef Poon was delightful-very witty and also serious and thoughtful. We loved visiting the different shops, the temple, and the supermarket. I missed seeing the...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended May 20 2012

A delight. Chef Joseph Poon is funny, enlightening, and an artistic chef.
I can reccomend anything he does, he does well.

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 20 2012

A fabulous experience from beginning to end. Joseph Poon is such a great host.

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attended Feb 15 2014

An enthusiastic walking tour of Chinatown. Includes a Buddhist temple, Asian market, bakery, and fortune cookie factory. Joseph gives you samples and food at most stops, then returns and cooks you a delicious 3 course dinner. He is generous with...continued

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1 review
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attended Feb 19 2012

Chef Poon conducted an entertaining and educational tour. He took us to a fabulous underground supermarket that we never knew existed and he made sure that we experienced the tastes of Chinatown. Lunch at his restaurant was excellent. Chef Poon is...continued

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11 events
1 review
5 stars
attended Jul 08 2012

Chef Poon was delightful and fun. He shared his passion for the Chinese culture as well as his love of cooking. His enthusisam was infectious. Lunch was amazing. I will be back with other friends and family members!

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attended Jul 08 2012

Chef Poon's energy and enthusiasm make this tour exceptional! It was interesting, informative and fun, and ended with a great meal!

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attended Nov 04 2012

fantastic! My mother and I loved it. Joseph Poon was amazing!

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1 stars
attended Jul 13 2012

Great meal. Lots of fun. Very informative.

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0 stars
attended Jun 14 2014

Informative,entertaining and delicious!

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4 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Jul 08 2012

Joseph Poon and his tour were great!

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