Category archives for: Alberta

Edmonton, CAN: S’wich Food Truck Hits the Mark with Hand-Crafted Bread, Cured Meats and Condiments

Chef Lex Boldireff makes all his own bread for sandwiches on S'wich food truck.

I sampled one of his mortadella sandwich at a recent What the Truck?! event, and could not believe the taste and texture of the mortadella, which was gloriously studded with pistachios. Make sure and indulge in an artisanal ice cream sandwich if you’ve got room for dessert.

Lethbridge, CAN: Food Truck Trend Growing in Lethbridge

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The Hawaiian favourites have been a hit. In just 5 months thousands of people are following the Flying Hawaiian on social media.

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.

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.

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.

Calgary, CAN: Calgary’s Food Trucks Get Endorsement of Council Committee with Some Rule Changes

Customer Ernesto Alfaro gets some grub from Sanay (last name declined) at her busy Shawarma in Motion food truck on 4 Ave SW in downtown Calgary, Alta. on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. A city committee is voting whether to make food trucks permanent, along with changing a few other rules surrounding them. Lyle Aspinall/Calgary Sun/QMI Agency

The idea was it would be so much more than just a concession on the street, it was more about creating a long term legacy of what Calgary is and how progressive we are and the great things we’re doing in the community and to add vibrancy to the area

Calgary, CAN: Calgarians Come Out in Droves to Taste the Trucks

Two girls enjoy ice cream sandwiches at the Taste the Trucks festival. (Neil Herland/CBC)

The third Taste the Trucks food truck festival got underway in Calgary on Saturday, with people coming out to sample the tasty treats despite the wet weather.

Calgary, CAN: City Debates Future of Calgary’s Food Trucks

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A city committee has recommended another year of study on the pilot project, before it finalizes rules to govern the mobile restaurants.

Edmonton, CAN: City Clarifies Policies for Edmonton Food Trucks

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Under Edmonton’s policies, street vendors can operate until 3 a.m., unless they are in a city park. In a park, they can operate until 11 p.m. or the stated closing time of the park.

Leduc, CAN: First Food Truck Hits Leduc Streets

Captured along with a storm, the Little Amsterdam Snack Bar is Leduc’s first licensed food truck and has been gaining in popularity. SUBMITTED

Local foodies don’t need to travel to Holland to get a taste of the Netherlands. They can now enjoy it in the City of Leduc.