Category archives for: Ontario

Calgary, CAN: Taco Truck Folks Find a Hole in the Wall to Make their Scrumptious Mexican Food Year Round

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Combine that tale of woe with the fact that Los Compadres has an outpost in Monterrey, Mexico, and it would be perfectly understandable had the food-truck operators headed south of a couple of borders till spring. Instead, they opened a restaurant.

London, CAN: Food Truck Fix Could Come to Forest City this Spring

This gourmet grilled cheese food truck is tough to find in London, Ont., but there are hopes that could soon change.

Proposed rules include trucks being 25 metres from existing restaurants and other refreshment vehicles, 100 metres from festivals or special events, 25 metres from schools and no setting up on residential streets.

Calgary, CAN: YYC Food Trucks

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City council and administration have wisely chosen to maintain the requirement that food trucks be parked more than 25 metres away from open brick-and-mortar restaurants. Violation of this rule, and others like providing garbage bins and not interfering with sidewalk use, will result in a $300 fine to the food truck.

Carlisle, PA: Carlisle Mayor-Elect to Propose Lifting Ban on Food Trucks and Carts

Carlisle Mayoral Candidate Tim Scott speaks during the Carlisle Mayoral Candidates Forum at Dickinson College's Stern Center. (Michael Bupp/The Sentinel)

We did talk with one business owner who is against allowing food carts in the borough, but she declined to go on camera.

Niagara-on-the-Lake, CAN: Food Truck Turnaround

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Hundreds flocked to Peller Estate Winery's Food Truck Eats event last May.

“Gourmet food trucks simply offer another dining alternative in the area,” she said, adding she’ll continue to spend her money at both. “They’re not competing for my dollar”

Ottawa, CAN: A Food Truck Love Affair – Ottawa’s First Annual Food Truck Rally

Some of the food truck rally goodies.

Food truck gatherings are great for this mingling of cuisines. Where else can you munch on icing sugar-dusted beignets while waiting for a dosa

Ottawa, CAN: Ottawans Flock to Food Truck Rally

Lisa Danay, left, shows off her Uttapam platter she picked up from food vendor Dosa Inc., while her friend Taylor Akin gets ready to try out her masala dosa. Hundreds turned out for Ottawa first Food Truck Rally in Little Italy Saturday, where 11 vendors put their tastiest treats on display

The crepe-like pastry has toppings cooked right into the batter and was a hot item at Dosa Inc., a food vendor on display at Ottawa’s first Food Truck Rally in Little Italy.

Ottawa, CAN: Huge Crowd at First Ottawa Food Truck Rally

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From gourmet grilled cheese to frozen custard, there was something for everyone to enjoy.

Ottawa, CAN: Food Truck Rally Will Offer A Taste of Ottawa’s Newest Street Food

Madison O’Connor and Sharif Vinari have organized a giant food truck rally for Sept. 28 on a vacant lot at Rochester and Pamilla streets. Vendors will be selling small plates for $4 and large plates for $6, and at the end of the day, organizers will announce winners of best small plate, the best large plate, and the best truck paint job.
Photograph by: Bruno Schlumberger , Ottawa Citizen

A dozen new trucks and carts will be cooking in a parking lot at the corner of Rochester and Pamilla streets, giving people a one-stop opportunity to sample Ottawa’s new street food scene.

Calgary, CAN: Behind The Line – Steve Glavicich

Braizen food truck Chef Steve Glavivich knows you need to be a jack of all trades to run a food truck
Photograph by: Dan Clapson , Swerve

From owning a restaurant in Signal Hill years ago to playing in a band and running one of the best food trucks in town, Braizen, Chef Steve Glavicich has been a long-time nomad of our city’s food scene.