Food carts return to New Westminster for Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest

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      Following a successful run last summer, food trucks will once again congregate in downtown New Westminster for the second-annual Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest on Saturday (August 23) from 4 to 10 p.m.

      Organized by the Downtown New West BIA and the Salient Group's Trapp + Holbrook development, the event will feature over 40 Metro Vancouver food trucks, including Holy Perogy, Roaming Dragon, Fat Duck, the Chili Tank, Vij’s Railway Express, Fliptop Filipino Fusion, Yolk’s Breakfast, Johnny’s Pops, Feastro the Rolling Bistro, Belijam’s Waffles, the Reef Runner, Taser Grilled Cheese, Aussie Pie Guy, Mogu, Guanaco, Dougie Dog, Japadog, Soho Road Naan Kebab, Tacofino, Ze Bite, and JJ’s Trucketeria.

      This year, the festival will also include three beer gardens featuring New Westminster’s Steel & Oak Brewing Co., a mini farmers market, live entertainment, and a children’s area. Admission to the festival, which runs along Columbia Street, is free.