About Us

Owners Mark and Krissy

We moved here from England 5 years ago. Krissy was born in Ottawa and moved to Cornwall, England when she was 7. Mark was born in Cornwall and we met in 1997. We came to Vancouver on our honeymoon and decided to move straight out so went back to England, packed up our stuff and now have a great life in the beautiful east side of Vancouver with our two cats and dog!

We have always been avid travellers and have lived and travelled through many countries including Australia, New Zealand and Europe. We have always had campervans and converted trucks which we would use as our mobile home which is why we decided to buy our Westy here in Canada. Being here we realised we have finally found the place we want to stay for good so decided to create something truly amazing from our campervan.

Krissy has a history of working within the food industry and also went to VCC culinary institute here in Vancouver so have always had a great passion for cooking. Krissy got all her inspiration and love for food from her Dad but also from her surroundings and the local produce that was available to her in Cornwall. Cornwall is on the coast and also has a great deal of agriculture so buying local is natural for the people who live there. Krissy would always know the farms where she got her beef, pork, eggs and cheese from and would always utilise any seasonal produce available. Vancouver and its beautiful, lush surroundings provide such a great source of produce for the consumer which is why we decided to open our food cart!

Our food cart is based around bacon for a few reasons. One its just so delicious (we’ve even caught my vegetarian friends sneaking bacon off the table when no one is looking!) and two, Bacon sandwiches are a staple street food in England. “Bacon buttie trucks” (bacon subs basically!) are like the north American hotdog stands and are super popular. We believe that there is a huge niche for that in Vancouver (we dont know of any food trucks selling bacon sandwiches as their staple). And most importantly, there are a few great local farms who produce amazing tasty bacon and that treat their animals with humane practises which is hugely important for us. We want people that buy from us to understand where the meat comes from that they are eating and respect the animal and the whole proccess. Also we want to provide food that is healthy (no hormones and weird additives that we cant pronounce!) which is why we make our own flatbread using mainly locally milled flour (the flour peddlar) and we make all our own sauces and condiments.

3 Responses to About Us

  1. Trish says:

    Ate at Pig on the Street for the first time yesterday. I ordered the Pig LT – absolutely amazing! Certainly not something I will eat everyday or I will end up as porky as a pig, but a fantastic little treat every once in a while (couldn’t possibly hurt, could it??!! Oh, who cares!) Yesterday was a scorcher, I don’t know how the three of them can stand being in that little van with all that heat for so long but I am sure glad they are. Great customer service too, thanks Mark!!

  2. Valentina says:

    Your brownies seem inretesting.. .Bacon Brownies??? What a cool idea for brownies I am a member of a social networks site recipebuddys.com and we recieved a post on Brownies and wanted to hear you opinions of it …I stumpled upon your post…and thought you would be a good sounding board.. we have a bake sale coming up…and want it to turn out good for our daughter… please advise…thanks

  3. Diana Cox says:

    I saw you on Eat Street and am so bummed that I will probably never get to Vancouver again. My Dad was born there and all our remaining family there is gone. Your food looks and sounds absolutely yummy. Your brownies sound to die for. Good luck and keep up the yummy stuff.

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