Vancouver Street FoodJune 8th, 2012 by Dariusz Ciskal
Food Truck by Matt Lawson design
Summer officially arrives this month which means food cart season is in full swing. In recent years the City of Vancouver has revitalized its street food culture by issuing licences to increasingly diverse vendors. During lunch hours a fleet of restaurants on wheels take their places on the sidewalks and the streets fill with the delightful scents of international cuisine. Enjoying unique street food is quickly becoming a trendy way to spend your lunch hour.
It is easy to find these tasty stops just by following your nose. You can download the Vancouver Street Food app from iTunes for free. The app will tell you what is on offer, when it is open and show you where in the city it is located.
The closest food cart to our residences happens to be just one block away and something that is particularly unique. Vij’s Restaurant is somewhat of a legend in Vancouver—as is its owner Vikram Vij. Top food critics have claimed that it is the best Indian food outside India and it has a long list of awards to recommend it. Now, Vij’s has joined the street food movement with a food cart called Vij’s Railway Express. Vikram Vij’s vision for the truck was to give people the same kind of food they would get riding the rails in India. It is only one block away from our residences on Georgia St. between Burrard St. and Thurlow St. and a perfect introduction to the city’s food culture.
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