Vancouver Street Food: The Complete List of Food Carts

The days of hotdogs and roasted chestnuts are long gone.  In the wake of a new initiative launched by the city, Vancouver’s street food scene has exploded.  On sidewalks around the city you can now find everything from Korean-style tacos to wild salmon and Asian fish balls to pulled-pork barbecue.  Here’s an updated list of the city’s offerings, courtesy of the fantastic new blog Vancouver Street Eats (www.vancouverstreeteats.ca).

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Vancouver Street Food: The Complete List of Food Carts

Street Food: Pulled Pork Sandwiches from Re-Up BBQ

The Re-Up BBQ cart (photo: flickr.com/alex_dobson)

You may have seen Remy’s post recently regarding the new street food options available in Vancouver. I am making it my mission to make my way through them all, one tasty treat at a time. Well, actually, eating for me is not really a mission…more of a hobby or favourite past time really!

Earlier this summer, the City announced that they would be allowing new street food vendors to start setting up shop (or carts for that matter) on the streets of Vancouver, making way for something a little more exciting than your traditional hot dog (Japadog, you are excused from this statement).

Enter, Re-Up BBQ. Re-Up is dishing out pulled pork sandwiches ($6) drenched with barbecue sauce and topped with their crispy coleslaw, all on an incredibly fresh Portuguese roll.  Re-Up make all of their ingredients from scratch, including smoking their own meat. Their bbq sauce is vegan, though I can’t picture many vegans standing in line for their daily dose of pulled pork. But it’s the thought that counts!

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Street Food: Pulled Pork Sandwiches from Re-Up BBQ