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Vancouver, CAN: Food Cart Fest Sets Up Shop in False Creek

Kaboom Box, whose menu items include oyster po'boys, mushroom poutine, and a salmon sandwich, is one of more than 20 food trucks participating in Food Cart Fest.

Presented by the Arrival Agency and the Streetfood Vancouver Society, Food Cart Fest will feature more than 20 food trucks each week, as well as live music, community vendors, crafts, and kids’ activities.

Vancouver, CAN: Vancouver Food Vendors Take it to the Streets

Sarb Mund (quoted in story), of Soho Road Naan Kebab and treasurer of the Street Food association in Vancouver serves up tandoori food in Vancouver

Armies of street food vendors expected at local summer festivals

Vancouver, CAN: Vancouver One of the Top Street Food Cities in North America


Hot dog and roasted chestnut stands have been a staple of the Vancouver streets for years, but dozens of full-fledged restaurants have sprung up in this cosmopolitan city in recent years.

Vancouver, CAN: New Vancouver’s Food Carts and Food Cart Pod Coming this Summer

CAN-vancouver-New Vancouver’s food carts and food cart pod

Vancouver’s street food program continues to grow, showcasing some of the best culinary talent in our city,” said Mayor Robertson. “Our street food vendors are gaining international accolades, and this year’s additions are enlivening our streets with even more diverse flavours.

Vancouver, CAN: Vancouver Food Carts – Who Makes The Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich?


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.

Vancouver, CAN: Are Vancouver Food Trucks Located Too Close to Each Other?


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.

Vancouver, CAN: Johnny’s Pops


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.

Vancouver, CAN: Food Cart Festival Vancouver 2013


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 […]

Vancouver, CAN: New Vancouver Food Carts – Aussie Pie Guy


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.

Vancouver, CAN: 15 New Food Trucks & A Food Truck Pod are Hitting Vancouver Streets May 2013

Belgian waffle. Photo credit: Nenyaki

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.