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The Summer Of Food Trucks

For years those of us living in Toronto have watched while other cities across North America have celebrated and grown their vibrant street food scene. We’ve traveled sampling noodles, tamales, fish tacos, pulled pork…

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Posted by: on Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Toronto Street Food… More Please!

Last weekend Toronto was treated to 1000 tastes, a street food Festival on John Street in the heart of downtown. Some 20 or so restaurants lined the street with their booths offering a wide variety of tasty treats to the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
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Dougie Dog Street Meat

There’s a new dog in town, just in time for the Olympics. For the roving hordes on Granville Street who don’t want slices of pizza, there’s now Dougie Dog. All natural dogs served up in L.A. rockstar…

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Posted by: on Thursday, February 25th, 2010
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Offally Pretty 2: Lampredotto and Trippa Carts

The biggest bummer about wandering the markets while travelling is not having a kitchen to cook the enticing ingredients in.  My eyes sparkled when I saw the lovely innards displayed proudly throughout Mercato Centrale…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
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Korean Street Food Wrapped in Orange Tarps

A while ago we noticed renovations happening at a local Korean restaurant. It wasn’t a particularly great restaurant, so we were curious if it would improve. We weren’t disappointed. Some of the most…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 18th, 2009
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Ottawa Debates: Poutine or Pizza & Gravy?

My friends have been talking about it, but none of us had tried it, so Friday after just enough beer to bolster our courage and cleanse our taste buds… we headed over to Ottawa’s House of Georgie to try their…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 5th, 2007
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Ontario Street Food Options Expanding.

The government of Ontario has recently announced new Street Food Vendor Regulations which means we may be seeing some great new options added to menus at hot dog carts and fry trucks around the Ontario as of August 1st.…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 13th, 2007
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Almost Perfect Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one of those dishes that I have tried and tried to recreate, but have rarely had much luck with. Even in restaurants here, it’s usually not that great. You realize this especially if you’ve been…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 13th, 2007
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Taco Quest: Dona Cata’s

Postings about the taco quest have dwindled as of late, but the quest continues. In fact, the quest has grown in size as Mexican restaurants seem to multiplying like rabbits around this city. I guess I’m not the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, May 6th, 2007
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When Tigers Fly

I don’t know why it’s taken so much time for me to discover The Flying Tiger, but last night was a great chance to take advice offered where else, but here by Mark and Andrea. As the end of Dine Out Vancouver…

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Posted by: on Saturday, February 3rd, 2007
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Taco Quest: Next Stop “Tacos Mexico Rico”

I’ve finally made it to another taco joint to continue my quest for the best taco in Vancouver. Tacos Mexico Rico has a fairly extensive menu including tacos, tortas, burritos, enchiladas, tostadas and sopes,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 19th, 2006
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Taco Quest: First Stop “Chilo’s”

My first stop on the Vancouver taco quest was Chilo’s Taqueria (5170 Victoria Dr.). Not much to look at from the outside (in fact, watch closely or you’ll drive right by), it’s even less to look at from…

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Posted by: on Monday, October 30th, 2006
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The Quest for the Holy Taco

Three years after moving back to Vancouver from Southern California, I have yet to find a decent taco in this city. Sure, you can go to any Mexican restaurant here and order a taco. But they’re nothing like the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, October 12th, 2006
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The Flying Tiger

Mark has been going on about how there is no street food in Vancouver, but the other night, we found a restaurant that has taken street food inside. The Flying Tiger has just recently opened, but its fusion of Filipino,…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 7th, 2006
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Japa Dog: Japanese Style Hot Dogs Sold on the Street in Vancouver

I may have spoken harshly a little too soon on CBC recently regarding “lame hot dog stands” being the only street meat in Vancouver. On a late night walk recently, Andrea and I discovered an innocuous hot dog…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 30th, 2006
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