Today marks the first day in a 3-day event in TaiwanFest. It takes place on Granville Street in Downtown Vancouver, and also in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
There are plenty of booths from various vendors, including the Tzu Chi Foundation.
This year, there is a new event called a Street Banquet, a traditional Taiwanese-style celebration where people from the neighbourhood gather and enjoy food, drink, and entertainment.
We decided to hit the food vendors first before the crowd set in.
Our first stop is the traditional Taiwanese cuisine, Pork Intestine Noodle:
They also have fruit candies, glazed:
Food, sunshine, today is a beautiful day indeed.
Photos of the newly-built Rosewood Hotel Georgia, at the Northeast corner of West Georgia Street and Howe Street.