Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 13-15 – Your Eating Guide

Street Meet Food Truck

The 35th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival gets underway the weekend of July 13-15, 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:

B & B Crepes: Delicious savory & sweet crepes.

Blackberry Hill Bakery: sticky toffee pudding, warm chocolate cake, paninis along with other goodies.

Yo Quiero Tacos Tacos Tacos: Fresh & flavorful Tacos.

CELSAN: Dramatic Salvadorian Cuisine.

Whales Tales: Savor a Folk Music Festival tradition.

Cedar Feast House: Beautiful First Nations Cuisine – salmon, bison & bannock chili.

Tank: Comforting chili from a unique cooking vehicle.

Corn Roaster: Sweet mellow corn roasted to perfection.

Dim Sum Express: Steamed buns, dumplings,  noodles & more.

Earnest Ice Cream: Salted Caramel and 5 other flavours.

Earnest Ice Cream

Eli’s Serious Sausage: Gluten-­‐free Bratwurst & turkey sausage.

ETC Concessions: There’s a “Kettle Corn” a popping!!!!

Ethical Soda Company: Thirst-­‐quenching Kambucha beverage.

G’s Donairs: Donairs, Greek Salad, Falafel, Pita with Tzatsiki & humus.

Insomniac’s Coffee: Freshly-­‐brewed and very mellow Jamaican.

Lemon Heaven: Delicious Fresh Lemonade.

Mi Juicy: Jerk Chicken, Jamaican Patty & tasty Smoothies!

Mad Jack’s Chunky Fries: known for their famous fries at the festival each year.

Cheyenne Coffee: freshly-­‐brewed coffee.

Mediterranean BBQ: Come savor the locally-grown roasted chicken, merguez sausage, and Vancouver Island yogurt.

Only Cannoli: Marvelous Italian Cannoli.

TNT Hamburger Wraps: Tasty wraps.

Street Meet Food Truck: Savory foods with a unique twist. Try the crispy risotto!

Taser Sandwiches: the vampires bite, lolos and classics for sure along with others.

Taste of Italy: Veggie and Meat Lasagna.

Taste of Thailand: Thai Food.

Tin Lizzy: Their cheese & potato perogies with garlic sausage, Mini Donuts.

Urban Wood Fired Pizza: The best thin crust pie you will ever taste.

Varinicey Pakoras: Pakoras, Samosas, Curry, Chai & Mango Lassi!

Viva Paella: Delicious Paella.

Saltspring Coffee: Fair Trade, Socially Responsible and very Tasty coffee.

By: Richard Wolak