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If you haven’t heard already, 15 additional food trucks will start appearing on a Vancouver street this month. According to Vancity Buzz, that means there will be a total of 114 food trucks in Vancouver by the time they’re all fully operational. This is exciting news! Mr. and I were blown away by the pods of food trucks we saw in Portland and we’re glad to see it happen in Vancouver.

Food trucks in Portland

Food trucks in Portland

New and old food trucks will slowly kick off their season, if they haven’t already. I have yet to try some new ones this year, but here is the food truck series that I did last summer. This may help you pick out a few good ones to hold you over while waiting for the new ones to pop up. (more…)

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As part of our team-building exercise, or merely an excuse to get outside, KB, AM and I decided to take some time this summer to visit the food trucks near our office. First up, AM suggested to try Arturo’s Mexico To Go. The promise of Arturo’s is that its food is fresh, sourced locally, and uses hormone free meat. The recipes are a fusion of Spanish and traditional Mexican food. AM was quite looking forward to this lunch as he had his eyes on them for quite some time now.

Arturo's Mexico To Go

Arturo’s Mexico To Go

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Even though they had some specials on menu, I went for one of its regular items, Gringa. It’s Arturo’s original recipe, with rotisserie pork and warm salsa as filling, with rice, beans and salad on the side. You have the option of white or whole wheat tortilla, and mine was with white soft tortilla. It turns out to be quite similar to quesadilla. In fact, it made me wonder how different this is compared to their quesadilla. The tortilla was grilled to be a bit crispy on the edges. The filling was gooey thanks to the mozzarella cheese, and the warm salsa was a bit vinegary and had a lot of caramelized onions. (more…)

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