Food trucks have been on the radar at recent Vancouver city council meetings as the number of food carts grow and permits are reviewed. Council has suggested using Portland as a model as the food cart business continues to gain popularity in Vancouver.
The owners of Smokin’ George’s Restaurant are eager to take their menu on the road this summer, but say they are struggling to find a place to park.
VANCOUVER’S STREET-FOOD SCENE has come a long way since it was dominated by hot dogs several years ago, and it keeps on getting better. Trucks and stalls offering Indian curries, fish tacos, vegan burgers, freshly pressed juices, and more now line urban streets.
My only beef with the festival is that it doesn’t find a way to incorporate the Front Street parkade and newly constructed Pier Park. If this idea gains traction and the weather cooperates, you can expect it to draw huge crowds.
There’s a lot of advantages to having a food truck in the park. It brings good people to the park. People can come and picnic. We don’t see any problem with it. A few small merchants may see us as competition. We don’t know why, because 99 per cent of people like it
All of February the Winter Farmers Market is having Food Truck Fest, which features twice as many food trucks as usual, including some great new
There’s something about all the carts being in the same place that makes six times the people come out
Worn out by winter? Go eat, drink and make merry with music – including free concerts – in Vancouver’s “Winterruption” festival.
Every year the City of Vancouver reviews its tremendously popular food truck program and this year will be no different.
For this next phase of the food cart program, we’re actually looking for applications in the city where we can have a conglomeration of food carts, perhaps in a parking lot…it has to work for them business-wise, but it’s an opportunity that we’re looking at right now