Food Network Canada: Roaming Dragon on Eat St.

“Roaming Dragon, serves Pan-Asian fare with a West Coast influence. With Dishes like pork belly sliders, fried rice balls, chicken kaarage, and house-made lemonades, customers are following its lead.” Link

MACLEAN’S: Construction Guys Never Ate Like This

“Jason Apple, co-owner of Vancouver’s Roaming Dragon food truck, may be the closest thing Canada has to a street-food philosopher… “The high of street food was infectious,” he says. “It’s a convergence zone: a prostitute can have a conversation with … Continue reading

Vancouver Magazine: Best Things to Eat & Drink in Vancouver 2011

“Sweet lychee balances the tart, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, and basil gives it all a herbaceous goose—the ultimate thirst quencher.” Link

Vancouver Magazine: 2011 Best Food Cart Award

“Love at first bite” is how one described the pan-Asian … “The slow-roasted Asian-spiced pork belly with crunchy pickled cucumbers proves that street food can be chef-y, accessible, and still affordable.” Link

The Globe & Mail: Restaurant Review

“…It’s a brilliant idea, if you ask me. And the Roaming Dragon’s initial menu is impressive…A splendid duck confit salad…palate popper that bounces off every taste bud imaginable…knocks almost every other vendor out of the park.” Link

The New York Times: New Street Food Rules in Vancouver

“In Vancouver, street food is an emerging mini-industry. But new vendors who want to sell hot dogs and cheese steak sandwiches may need to switch to healthier options.” Link

WESTERN LIVING: 40 Foodies Under 40

“Their distinctive truck has been the face of Vancouver’s current food-cart boom, and their pork-belly slider was the final confirmation that a new way of eating has taken hold in the West.” Link

Award: Western Living Magazine, “40 Foodies Under 40”

In early January, we get a phone call informing us that both Roaming Dragon founders have been selected for Western Living’s “40 Foodies Under 40”. The phone call was intended to serve 2 purposes…to inform Jason & Jory that they … Continue reading

The Georgia Straight: 2012 Golden Plate Awards


Scout Magazine: Roaming Dragon Set to Turn Page on Vancouver Street Food

“A new company called Gourmet Syndicate is poised to make a move on Vancouver city streets if City Hall’s mobile food truck pilot program doesn’t ruffle any No Fun feathers next month. Their first mobile catering brand is a pimped … Continue reading