"It was a project designed to fail," said one city councillor, on Wednesday, after the street vendor program got caught up in red tape, and crashed and burned.
In Vancouver, street food is an emerging mini-industry. But new vendors who want to sell hot dogs and cheese steak sandwiches may need to switch to healthier options.
"The mobile food movement will also continue to gain steam in 2011", Riehle says.
The street food scene has exploded in the last two years, with a new food truck being born every day. But just how far this trend can go? Is it sustainable? Are we witnessing gridlock?
Local chef Suzy Phillips Raised over $8000.00 on Kickstarter.com for her new Lebanese Food Truck venture!
So why do these chuck wagons continue to roll during winter? Simple: They have bills to pay, such as commissary and vehicle storage fees, and people to keep employed.