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.

By Michelle Da Silva   | Straight.com

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.
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.

FOOD CART FEST returns starting June 23—but in a new location. Last year’s popular weekly gathering of Vancouver food trucks took place outside the Waldorf Hotel. This year, organizers have announced a new venue: 215 West 1 st Street between the Olympic Village and the Cambie Bridge.

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.

Participating food trucks include Holy Perogy, Feastro the Rolling Bistro, Guanaco Salvadoran Cuisine, the Juice Truck, Le Tigre, Kaboom Box, Mom’s Grilled Cheese, Roaming Dragon, Mogu Japanese Street Eats, PazzaRella, the Reef Runner, Vij’s Railway Express, ZeBite, Yolk’s Breakfast, Taser Grilled Cheese, Tacofino, Soho Road Naan Kebab, Aussie Pie Guy, the Chili Tank, Dougie Dog, Didi’s Greek, Finest at Sea, JJ’s Trucketeria, and Street Meet.

Food Cart Fest will run every Sunday from 12 to 6 p.m. until September 22. Admission to the weekly festival is $2 and children 13 and under enter for free.

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