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Will Canadian Cities Ever Get Good Street Food?

"From Bangkok to New York City, Vancouver is now joining those ranks and putting our best on the streets so everyone can sample from that," Roberston told the Georgia Straight.

Vancouver: Cooking Up a Better Model

The City of Vancouver is using Toronto’s “à la Cart” street food pilot project as an instructive model — of what not to do.

Tacofino Gets Vancouver Food Vending Permit

Tofino's Tacofino Cantina was chosen as one of Vancouver's 19 new street food vendors, making it through a two-phase evaluation process and beating out over 100 other applicants.

Columbia, SC: Taco Wars

In March 2010, with all the preparatory work done, Roberts’ permit came before City Council for approval. And that’s when he learned some major downtown interests were lined up against him.

Vancouver: B.C. Crew Hits The Road for Street Food

The Vancouver-produced lifestyle series, which premieres tonight (10:30 p.m.), criss-crossed North America for the past year looking for the best of downtown sidewalk chefs.

Vancouver: Grilled Cheese, Korean Fusion Among Street Treats

"If you like good food, you've come to the right place," said Mayor Gregor Robertson. "This is affordable street food and it reflects Vancouver's cultural diversity -and it creates some truly new opportunities for local entrepreneurs."

City Hall Awards Street Vendor Licenses in Vancouver

The city announced the winners of this year’s 19 new street food vending licenses in a chilly morning downpour behind city hall April 4. The winners will join 17 food vendors who won spots last year in a city lottery.

Kelowna, BC: City Changing Vendor Process

City Council has agreed to remove the `right of first refusal` clause as well as the locked in license fee ($100 per month) in order to develop an expression of interest bid package.

Vision Vancouver Social Engineering Results in Another Food Cart Setback

The food cart program has become an incestuous relationship between organic food suppliers, high end culinary collectives and faux overpriced “farmers’ markets.”

Apollo Concession Carts Selling in Vancouver

Vancouver’s expanded street vending program that started last year has dramatically changed Kerfoot’s business. Until last year, 90 per cent of Apollo Carts’ sales were to the U.S. Now, it’s 60 per cent Vancouver and 40 per cent U.S.

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