15 New Food Trucks & A Food Truck Pod Are Hitting Vancouver Streets May 2013

Belgian waffle. Photo credit: Nenyaki

Belgian waffle. Photo credit: Nenyaki

Vancouver food trucks were recently ranked third best in North America by Travel + Escape. With 15 newly announced Vancouver food trucks set to begin serving the public this month, weโ€™re on our way to number one.

The City of Vancouver has put a lot of thought into planning its street food program since the 2010 launch. As a result of careful permit regulation, food truck expansion has been slow compared to the burgeoning food truck scenes in Portland and Austin.

But the fleet of 15 new Vancouver food trucks (specializing in street eats such as crunchy-outside, pillowy-inside Belgian waffles, extreme mac and cheese, Aussie hand pies, Filipino fusion, innovative salads, specialty coffee, gluten-free snacks, Kosher Israeli and slow-cooked comfort food) may prove that slow and steady wins the race.

Who are the 15 new Vancouver food truck vendors? Where will the new food trucks be located? Get your hands on the full list after the jump:

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15 New Food Trucks & A Food Truck Pod Are Hitting Vancouver Streets May 2013

Meet the 12 new Vancouver food carts, arriving May 1

Photo Credit: Flickr | Kris Krug for Tourism Vancouver

The list is out. The city is buzzing about 12 just-announced food carts that will hit the streets May 1, bringing Vancouverโ€™s total number of food carts up to 103. Iโ€™ve combed through the latest onslaught of food cart coverage to bring you a a mash-up of the juiciest news about the newbies.

Achin’ for bacon? An electric pink truck Pig on the Street will hock bacon sarnies. You can also expect a burger bus, bizarre perogies and Soprano-worthy meatball subs.

Of the 12 new food trucks, 5 are existing food truck owners. Find the full list + plus profiles of the new vendors after the jump. Continue reading:
Meet the 12 new Vancouver food carts, arriving May 1