Tag: street food
Armies of street food vendors expected at local summer festivals
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’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.
“Philly’s got a great street food scene! Second to none, really. There have been some people that started with restaurants that then went on to open up food trucks. It’s a good mix of immigrant vendors and newer people who may have been born here who come from culinary school or different backgrounds with new ideas.”
Torontonians want to end the delays that prevent food carts and trucks from selling from streets and parks so they can enjoy diverse street food this summer
Ottawa Streat Gourmet, which is headed by the owner of Urban Pear, is having issues with parking his truck. There was some idea that the problem had to do with a sign not being up on time allowing him to bring his food truck to Queen Street, just west of O’Connor, but the reality is more complicated than that (as usual).
Live music, food trucks and carts, valet bike parking. All in the parking lot of 6th and G Street (near the Co-op and Monticello Seasonal Cuisine).
Event, scheduled for September, benefits the Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center, which provides advocacy and legal services to more than 1,500 vendor members
Food carts on sidewalks can be a maximum of 5’ wide and 10’ long. This measure is intended to prevent overcrowding. Food trucks do not have any such size limit.