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Visitors who come here will find dim sum teahouses, small cafes, and restaurants frequented by locals. Experience Chinatown by wandering through back alleys, peek into herbal shops and Chinese temples of this historic neighborhood.

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“One of the best tours in San Francisco!” The New York Times
“One of the top 100 things about San Francisco.” Gourmet Magazine, 2002
“‘Not to Miss’ while in San Francisco, Wok Wiz is among the ‘top ten.’” Cooking Light Magazine, 2002

Don't waste a single minute...or calorie. Eat well, laugh more!

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Wok Wiz Tours has been in business for over 25 years and was founded by the late chef/author Shirley Fong-Torres who designed her tours to showcase one of the most remarkable neighborhoods in San Francisco: Chinatown. Each year, we bring thousands




of guests, of all ages, from near and far, to our vibrant area. Every Wok Wiz tour leader was either born in, or grew up in Chinatown, giving a very local flavor to the tour, and each speaks fluent English as well as Chinese. Wok Wiz Chinatown Tours remains a San Francisco icon. Featured in the NY Times, LA Times, Bon Appetit, Gourmet, and Cooking Light, and multiple guide books such as Fodorís and Frommerís, the tours are touted as "top attractions" in the city.







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Who Ate Chinatown:

A San Francisco Odyssey


For over two decades Shirley and her Wok Wiz Team has guided 20,000 visitors a year through SF Chinatown. This book is Chinese-American history with a bottomless appetite for quirky anecdotes, respected traditions and exquisite dumplings. Buy your copy here.




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