Both food carts make amazing gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and make them affordable, we’ve established that. But how do they shape up when it comes to the customer experience? Both carts appear quite different, with Taser being a tiny push cart reminiscent of your basic hot dog vendor and Mom’s being one of the biggest, nicest looking food carts in Vancouver. While they vary greatly in size and presentation, both of these food carts deliver top-notch customer experiences. At Mom’s, you’re always greeted by smiling faces, with Cindy and her team doing a fantastic job of feeding huge lunch rush lineups while chatting and getting to know the customers. Smiles and conversation are definitely complimentary here.
The case study concluded that food trucks, particularly similar ones, should be located a few blocks apart from each other – within walking distance – instead of being cluttered around Robson Square.
The salted caramel wasn’t overpowering, goes perfectly with the sweet apricot and was much more refreshing than I initially envisioned. I credit that to fresh and (when possible) local ingredients. My friend downed a straight-up Strawberry and judging by the fact that it was gone in about 6 pecoseconds, I can assume he loved it. The fan favourite so far has been the Raspberry Lime, a quenching delight that Johnny’s Pops sells out of regularly.
By Contributor | Vancity Buzz Food Cart fans will be pleased to know that Food Cart Fest is back. The annual gathering of over 20 of Vancouver’s top Food Carts is complemented by community markets, live music and DJs, craft food vendors, kids activities, and lots more. Food Cart Fest starts on Sunday, June 23 […]
Aussie Pie Guy is bringing savory and sweet Australian style pies to the streets of Vancouver via their decked out “Aussie road trip” themed truck. Pies like the Aussie Pie made with BC beef and pepper gravy are more traditional while pies such as Shane’s Pie made with short ribs and a apricot hoisin sauce are more unique. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are also available.
The City of Vancouver has put a lot of thought into planning its street food programsince the 2010 launch. As a result of careful permit regulation, food truck expansion has been slow compared to the burgeoning food truck scenes in Portland and Austin.
Vancouver’s street food program continues to grow, showcasing some of the best culinary talent in our city
Vancouver’s new street food offerings will range from Australian hand-size pies, kosher Israeli fare, and Filipino-inspired eats.
When Sean Skaalrud wanted to launch his own Vancouver hot dog stand six years ago, he believed the only way to get his footlong in the door was by renting a space from another vendo
Vancouver’s 15 new food carts will be dishing out a mix of delicacies, from Belgian waffles, to Filipino fusion and home-made macaroni and cheese.