The 34th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway this weekend July 15-17, starting off on Friday evening with musicians performing from all over the world thru Sunday night. This is one of my favourite music festivals, I have attended 29 festivals over the years! Each year, as much as I look forward to the music I also look forward to the food. Here is a run down of what to eat at the fest this weekend:
What’s to Eat and Drink?
BIG ROCK BEER GARDEN
Quench your thirst with satisfying BIG ROCK ales and lagers, and sip award winning TINHORN CREEK WINES.
B & B CREPES
Take your taste buds on a journey to France with these sweet and savoury delights.
The simple pleasure of fresh roasted corn, melted butter and flavoured salts.
DIM SUM EXPRESS & BUBBLE TEA
Experience the spices of China with dumplings, chow mein and bubble tea.
ELF NOMAD CAFE
Tasty natural cooking and hot chai served by elves.
EL NUEVO AMANCER
Delicacies from El Salvador with a side dish of Latin flair.
Cool off with smoothies, lemonade and chocolate dipped fruit.
FANTASTIC HOT DOGS
A summer tradition, with all the fixins.
Sizzling skewers loaded with a variety of chicken, veggies or beef.
GUAYAKI YERBA MATE
Known as ‘the drink of the gods’ this South American drink is a healthy way to revitalize your energy.
YO QUIERO TACOS TACOS TACOS
Tacos so delicious you will want more, more, more.
Who needs sleep when you can drink great coffee?
JAMAICA MI JUICY
Your mouth will be dancing! Jamaican patties, jerk chicken and smoothies.
Fresh, organic and local smoothies and juice… Vancouver style.
LEFT COAST NATURALS
Yummy natural treats which are actually good for you.
MAD JACK’S CHUNKY FRIES
Giant size potato and yam fries – yummy.
Ice cream and gelato treats for every palate.
European style grilled chicken. delicious Merguez sausage and more.
Healthy food and smoothies are a match made in festival heaven.
A festival favourite! Nuts, candy and chocolates.
NOAH’S FISH TACOS
Delectable tacos loaded with halibut!
PRESERVED SEED CAFE
Famous soups, stews, wraps and baked goods served with heart.
Kettle corn popped the old fashioned way.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FLATBREAD
Thin crust pizza so good it makes mama jealous!
SALT SPRING COFFEE
Fair trade coffee lovingly roasted in beautiful BC.
TASTE OF THAILAND
Explore the exotic and delectable cuisine of ancient Siam.
Burgers wrapped up nice and tasty. Nachos too! Perfectly located near the beer garden.
Scrumptious, fried festival favourites for the kid in everyone.
Indian vegetarian snacks and cuisine for the discerning palate.
By: Richard Wolak