Calendar of Events – August 2018

Powell Street Festival – Vancouver – August 4-5, 2018 The 42nd annual Powell Street Festival takes place August 4 & 5, in Oppenheimer Park and surrounding areas to celebrate the Japanese-Canadian community, arts and cultural heritage. The Powell Street Festival is the largest Japanese Canadian festival in the country and the longest running community arts celebration…

Calendar of Events – July 2018

Golden Spike Days Festival – Port Moody – June 29 – July 2, 2018 The annual Golden Spike Days Festival in Port Moody takes place this year June 29-July 2, 2018 at Rocky Point Park. A family friendly event that is held annually to celebrate the last spike driven into the CPR rail that stops…

Whiffies Fried Pies – Portland

While on our trip to Portland last weekend, my hubby and I went on a mission to discover some unique food carts. In a city where there’s hundreds of food carts on the streets, we didn’t want the average Mexican or Gyro food cart. We wanted something different that we haven’t found in Vancouver or…

Christmas at Canada Place – Dec 1-31, 2013

Santa and the Woodwards window displays come early to Canada Place in downtown Vancouver this year for Christmas at Canada Place! A free family oriented month of holiday festivities, Canada Place is hosting a myriad of activities in its Cruise Ship Terminal from December 1 – 31, 2013. Taking place in the Cruise Ship Terminal…

Halloween giveaway! Enter for a chance to win candy from Candy Meister!

Just in time for Halloween, it’s time to tap into your inner kid with Candy Meister!  These traditional German candies made their journey to Vancouver in 2012. First introduced at the Vancouver Christmas Market, you can now find them everywhere: online, on Facebook and Twitter, at trade shows and they even have their own food truck!…

EAT Chicken Wraps

Did you know September is National Eat Chicken Month? What better way to celebrate it than eat at EAT Chicken Wraps? It’s been awhile since I’ve eaten at a food truck.  EAT Chicken Wraps it’s located by Robson Square  across from Chapters, a very convenient location with plenty of outdoor seating. Everything they make is…

The Sabra Canada Food Truck Tour

I love Sabra hummus. I usually buy the roasted red pepper hummus and it is delicious! But don’t take my word for it. Starting May 27, you’ll have a chance to taste it for free! Sabra Canada is set to embark upon its 2nd Annual Food Truck Tour across Canada this summer. The truck will be…

Ze Bite

Summer is in full swing, and nothing says summer like a food truck lunch! I love how the street food in Vancouver has evolved so much, from Japadogs to gourmet fare, our food trucks have it all. Another note worthy truck is Ze Bite. They offer gourmet French cuisine with a Mediterranean twist. I was…

Arturo’s Mexican to Go

Mexican food and summer just got together. So one sunny day I decided to check out Arturo’s Mexican to Go. This food truck is a veteran of the Vancouver street food scene. Arturo’s has been located on West Cordova, a block away from Waterfront Skytrain since 2010. Arturo’s recipe for success is a simple one:…

Holy Perogy Food Truck

If carbs is what you’re craving, do I have a food truck for you! Located at  700 Homer St in Vancouver (right across from the public library) you’ll find Holy Perogy. Focusing on one dish only has allowed this food cart to create several tasty variations of this traditional Ukrainian dish. The perogies are large…