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Pacific Rim magazine reviews Aussie Pie Guy

Pacific Rim magazine recently dropped by the Aussie Pie Guy truck to say g'day and have a pie. Check out their Aussie Pie Guy review of our Trifecta Pie and Manadarin Salad. Pacific Rim also check out Tacofino and Le Tigre, two of our fave Vancouver food trucks.

Matt has a chat with Epicurious

Matt recently sat down with Joanne Camas from Epicurious to discuss the beginnings and future of Aussie Pie Guy. We think that the Epicurious article is great and we hope that you do too!

Last chance for unique Aussie Pie Guy swag, rewards and more

Time is rapidly running out to pick up limited edition Aussie Pie Guy swag and deals via our Kickstarter campaign. In case you've been living under a rock this past month and haven't heard, we are running a Kickstarter campaign to help overcome a series of unfortunate equipment failures we've had recently (inclduing our truck breaking down three times, our baking oven dying and our generator dying).

We've got a bunch of different donation levels and rewards including t-shirts, stickers, water bottles, frozen pies, catering deals (from Foodee and from the truck) and even the chance to design our next pie!

In other news we've been getting some great review of late, including these crackers:

 

http://www.bcliving.ca/food-drink/vancouvers-best-pie

 

http://www.flavourhunter.com/aussie-pie-guy/

Aussie Pie Guy makes friends with salad

Fellow food truckers and all round nice guys Culver City Salads announced they plan to make their little green truck even greener......... by removing their generator and going solar powered. How cool is that?!?! You too can make friends with salad - head on over the Culver City Salads Indigogo page to check out the full story and give them a helping hand. They've put together some sweet incentives to donate including pre-loaded salad cards, personal training from Tight Life and yoga classes from The Distrikt Movement. We hope to see them blow their funding goal out of the water and get their solar panel system up and running soon.

Feeding hungry startups at Cascadia Startup Day

We recently joined forces with our good friends at Food.ee, Vancouver's number one delivery and catering service, to serve up hot pies at the Cascadia Startup Day in Gastown. Cascadia Startup Day saw over 300 entrepreneurs and investors get together to share ideas and expose some exciting new projects. And who better to serve a group of Vancouver startups than another couple of Vancouver startups? Food.ee delivered piping hot pies straight from our East Vancouver kitchen directly to the hungry crowds at Cascadia and the night was considered a roaring success.

 

Celebrate Australia Day With Us!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Celebrate Australia Day at Aussie Pie Guy on January 26th

Vancouver, BC – January 20, 2014 – On Sunday, January 26th celebrate Australia Day at Vancouver’s only Australian food truck – Aussie Pie Guy.

From 11AM – 5PM, the Aussie Pie Guy food truck will be parked outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery as they take part in Dine Out Vancouver’s Street Food City III. Aussie Pie Guy is of course, known for their savory hand held pies and will be offering an exclusive Emblem Pie that has a filling of one of Australia’s most notable animals – kangaroo.

There will also be free giveaways for Australians when they show their Aussie ID, free Tim Tams for all and more. Australians and non-Australians alike are invited to join in the festivities.

For those who can’t make it to the food truck, Aussie Pie Guy also offers frozen pies for people to take home to their own Australia Day celebrations.

Aussie Pie Guy is thrilled to be celebrating Australia Day as part of Street Food City |||, Vancouver’s original street food gathering. Entry to Street Food City is free!

About Aussie Pie Guy

Aussie Pie Guy is Vancouver’s first and only Australian food truck specializing in Australian style savory, hand held pies. Aussie Pie Guy opened in June 2013 after being chosen as the City of Vancouver’s #1 choice for new street food. Aussie Pie Guy can regularly be found at Hamilton and W. Georgia, local breweries and farmer’s markets. For more information visit www.aussiepieguy.com.

Contact:
Kayleigh Lum
Co-Founder/VP Marketing -  Aussie Pie Guy
kayleigh@aussiepieguy.com
Ph: 778-991-PIES (7437)

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Truck or Treat at Vancouver’s Food Trucks

Truck or Treat this Halloween at the Q.E Food Truck Pod located at Hamilton and W. Georgia Street from 11AM – 3PM.

On Thursday, October 31st, leave the brown bagged lunch at home and head over to the Q.E Food Truck Pod where food trucks will be serving up normal lunch fair with a Halloween twist! Participating trucks include:

·         Aussie Pie Guy – hand held savory Aussie pies.

·         Culver City Salads – guilt free salads, soups and sweets.

·         Chou Chou Crepes – authentic French crepes

·         Dougie Dog Diner – classic diner eats.

·         Patisserie Lebeau – authentic Belgian waffles, sandwiches and more.

Trucks and carts will be dressed with full Halloween décor, there will be costumes and yes – actual trick or treating! Each truck will be offering up Halloween goodies to customers. Bonus points if you come in costume.

 “Many food truck events are in the summer, so we at the Q.E Pod wanted to do something fun and festive for fall and Halloween is the perfect opportunity.” says Co-Founder of Aussie Pie Guy, Kayleigh Lum.

Truck or Treat at the Q.E Food Truck Pod will be during lunch hours from 11AM – 3PM. Customers are encouraged to come in costume. For more information about each trucks schedule please visit www.streetfoodapp.com/qe.

About the Q.E Food Truck Pod

The Q.E Pod is Vancouver’s first and only food truck pod located at Hamilton and W. Georgia Street in front of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The pod consists of seven trucks and carts that were all chosen via the 2013 selection of the Vancouver Street Food Program. Vendors at the Q.E Pod include Aussie Pie Guy, Culver City Salads, Chou Chou Crepes, Dougie Dog Diner, Fat Duck Mobile Eatery, Patisserie Lebeau and Reel Mac & Cheese. 

Contact:
Kayleigh Lum
Co-Founder/VP Marketing -  Aussie Pie Guy
kayleigh@aussiepieguy.com
Ph: 778-991-PIES (7437)

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Aussie Pie Guy Partners with SPUD

Aussie Pie Guy is very excited to announce that you can now purchase frozen 4 packs of our Aussie, Shane's, Chook and Trifecta Pie as well as a mixed pack featuring one of each from SPUD. SPUD, which stands for Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery, is a grocery delivery service that believes in offering their customers the  best in local, high quality food that aligns with specific community and quality principles.

Now, you can get Aussie Pie Guy delivered almost anywhere in the Lower Mainland including Surrey, Burnaby, Abbotsford, Coquitlam and more (see a full list of delivery areas).

We at Aussie Pie Guy are very proud to be one of SPUDs products and are very excited to offer you another way to enjoy our pies. Remember you can also purchase boxes of Aussie Pie Guy pies from our website and on location at our truck.

Sign up for SPUD and order Aussie Pie Guys to your door now.

Fan Poetry by Mike Stuyt

Yes, one of our amazing customers wrote this for us! We wanted to share it with you!

    • Cool morning
      And a cup of tea to start today
      Sun rises to wake the birds
      Squirrels follow the coolness as the morning awakens
      Flakey pastry
      Soft meat
      And the flavours from my past , Fill my thoughts
      Sitting here , on a day off I ponder what to do
      Pie
      And a road trip
      A white truck and a red stripe
      Two lovely ladies smiling
      Trees protect them from the rising heat of the sun
      Sitting in the shade
      Men dressed well
      And ladies looking gorgeous as ever
      Food on the street
      Light breeze
      Coke and Bundaberg to keep the saliva at bay
      But only a meat pie will satisfy my hunger
      One pie
      Flavours ooze from light flakey pastry
      The feeling of tender juicy meat on my tongue makes my cheeks water
      with anticipation of what might come next
      The sights and sounds calm my soul while this pie calms my memories
      of childhood long past
      A second pie and I'm starting to enjoy this noisy chaotic place
      Horns and sirens Echo between buildings
      Bikes with loud tailpipes cruise by
      A slow walk around the block
      Perhaps I need a sweetie pie for the trip home
      Of course
      Tummy now full , I lie here with my feet up and thanking all of you for
      your pies.
      Road trips and pies

Queen Elizabeth Pod Launch - July 26th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Vancouver’s First Food Truck Pod Opens on July 26th

Vancouver, BC – July 21, 2013 – Vancouver’s first and only food truck pod will be hosting its grand opening on Friday, July 26th from 11AM – 3PM at Hamilton and W. Georgia Street. 

The ‘Q.E Pod’ – named appropriately due to its location directly beside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the pod features 6 of Vancouver’s newest food trucks and carts including:

     Aussie Pie Guy – Australian savory and sweet pies. 

     ChouChou Crepes – authentic French crepes. 

     Culver City Salads – fresh, vegan salads. 

     DougieDog Diner – gourmet hot dogs and burgers. 

     Fat Duck Mobile Eatery – urban country cooking.

     Reel Mac And Cheese – gourmet macaroni and cheese. 

Although a few of the trucks that call the Q.E Pod home have been up and running since the start of summer -  July 26th marks the first date that the pod will be complete with all 6 vendors serving up delicious and diverse items fresh from their trucks and carts. 

“The pod will please a diverse audience - great for Vancouver - there is something for everyone.” Said Tavis Olsen, owner of Fat Duck Mobile Eatery.  

The Q.E Pod grand opening celebrations will feature contests, giveaways and unique offerings from each truck. Customers also have the chance to try out every truck for free by entering to win a meal from each Q.E Pod vendor!

The idea of a food truck pod was inspired by Portland, the city that is credited by many as the forefront for food truck culture. The Q.E Pod has been dubbed as a daily, mini food cart festival and Vancouver’s outdoor food court. 

For more information on the Q.E Pod, its vendors and their schedules please visit www.streetfoodapp.com/QE. 

Contact:

Kayleigh Lum

VP Marketing, Aussie Pie Guy kayleigh@aussiepieguy.com Ph: 778-991-PIES

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