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There’s been lots of food cart news lately in Vancouver: 12 new vendors; carts in public parks; a food truck block party at the Waldorf. Amid all the excitement, however, this tasty bit of news slid through the cracks.
Japadog now has a food cart right outside of the International Arrivals Terminal at Vancouver’s YVR airport. Airport dining may never be the same.
I noticed the brightly colored cart – with its endorsements from the likes of Ice Cube and Steven Seagal – while leaving the airport earlier this week. The savoury smell of all-beef dogs topped with miso, wasabi, seaweed and daikon made me wish I’d skipped the in-flight meal.
I was disappointed to discover, however, that no one seemed to be patronizing the new YVR Japadog. Travelers hustled by lugging carry-ons and suitcases, but nobody bothered to pause for some Asian-infused, wiener-based refreshment. Considering that the downtown Japadogs are usually queued up day and night, this came as a surprise. Continue reading:
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