Grilled Cheese & Snow Storm

Welcome to your day, a rare snow fall in our normally mild winter city. Grab your scarf, slip your boots on, guys get your galoshes out and brave the snow, sleet and freezing rain for some warm comfort food at Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck today. The chili will be nice and hot, warm tomato soup is ready and we’ll have all your favorite grilled cheese sandwiches as usual. By noon the forecast is back to our good old winter rain. See you for lunch today :)

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Boss Da Plane, Da Plane!

If you really love grilled cheese, how far would you go to prove it? Well, some grilled cheese enthusiasts have actually been inked, yup, grilled cheese tattoos! Can you imagine! Sounds like something Will Farrell would do in a movie. On Google Images there are some great grilled cheese tattoos, not to be confused with Tattoo from Fantasy Island…..da plane, da plane Boss! Remember Hervé Villechaize in the classic TV show? Sadly, Hervé is no longer with us. Thanks to the beauty of YouTube, you can still enjoy his immense talent!

Fantasy Island TV Show Opening Theme Season One 1978

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Double Swiss Provolone!

Well, there is no escaping the arrival of winter in Vancouver, as the rains have returned. It’s like someone flipped a switch last week and we went from summer to winter….such is life in the big city. However the good news is, Mom’s has the perfect recipe to chase of the winter blues. Check our Amer, enjoying his double Swiss Provolone. So good he can’t take his eyes off of it. get yourself down to mom’s today for a warm lunch and add a Roasted Tomato Soup topped with basil mascarpone. Mmmmmmmmm, soup is good food!

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The A Team – I Pity The Fool……

You may remember The A-Team…..Mr. T as BA Baracus, “I pity the fool”. Well Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck has her own A Team, although they don’t blow up as many cars or destroy buildings.

Enjoy the video below and let us introduce you to Mom’s Cheese Team. Oh, don’t forget to read about how to win free grilled cheese for one year.





Mom's Grilled Cheese Truck – The Team

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Free Grilled Cheese For 1 Year!!! — Press Release

September 21, 2012 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Vancouver, BC – Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck will be giving away a prize of free grilled cheese sandwiches for one year.

This amazing give away will be taking place at Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck’s usual location at the corner of Robson Street and Howe Street in downtown Vancouver, BC on Friday October 5, 2012. Mom’s Grilled Cheese Tuck is celebrating their first anniversary and a year of tremendous success as one of Vancouver’s premier street food vendors. To show their appreciation, Mom’s is offering two very special free grilled cheese promotions. For regulars, they will be giving out a coupon for a free lunch. For all customers, one lucky person who has lunch will win grilled cheese sandwiches for an entire year! Think about that…….stop by Mom’s once a day and have a grilled cheese sandwich at no cost, on the house, a free-B, no charge……courtesy of Mom any time for one year! In order to be eligible, you have to stop by Mom’s for lunch on October 5th and enter to win!!

Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck owner Cindy Hamilton said, “we really appreciate the amazing and continual support for our business, no other business in Vancouver is as lucky as we are with the great regulars we have”.

About Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck: Originally from London Ontario, Cindy Hamilton started Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck in October 2011. Very quickly, Mom’s has become one of Vancouver’s premier street food vendors and a hands-on owner who’s personality goes perfectly with her popular gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches.  As a 20 year veteran of the food industry including restaurant, catering and movie/TV Craft Services, Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck is located downtown Vancouver daily at the corner of Howe Street and Robson Street by the Vancouver Art Gallery. Cindy offers up her vast “foodie” experience with popular favorites like The Meatloaf Grilled Cheese, The Hot Angie and The Jackson 3.


Contact Information:
Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck
Corner of Robson & Howe Streets
Contact: Cindy Hamilton
Vancouver, BC



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Well La Di Freakin Da!

It’s the last work day of summer vacation parents……you made it!! School starts next week! Today’s Friday special, The La Di Da, thinly sliced prosciutto, rosemary infused honey and creamy goat cheese on crusty French bread. In honor of today’s special, Lou broke out the classic T-shirt, love the shirt Lou! While we’d like to think Lou’s “T” is dedicated to us, we can’t be T-shirt plagiarists……it is in memory of Chris Farley from one of his classic moments on Saturday Night Live, check out the video.




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Bacon Blasphemy at The Waldorf

Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck was set up this past Sunday at The Waldorf for the Yelp and Street Food Vancouver Food Cart Fest. We seemed to have a line up of about 50 people deep all day long and we even ran out of bacon!! Sacrilegious! Blasphemy! I guess that’s a good thing, it means the grilled cheese was selling like hotcakes.

If you didn’t know, Food Cart Fest happens every Sunday till September 2 and it’s free and family-friendly. From week to week, the Food Cart Fest will be complimented by a series of community markets. These weekly events also featured a 19+ beer garden in The Waldorf outdoor tiki beach area, live musical performances, DJs, and other family entertainment. It’s a great Vancouver community event, check it out!

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Grilled Cheese For The Homeless

After a last minute cancellation of a group order for a lot of grilled cheese sandwiches by the folks at Oakridge Mall, Mom’s was left with a lot of wasted food. Instead of tossing it all away and wasting it, we decided to drive by Pigeon Park downtown Vancouver and offer some great Mom’s sandwiches to the homeless people. The sandwiches were a big hit!

About 3700 people are currently homeless in Vancouver, if you feel like offering support, a couple great places to start are Quest Food Exchange and Lookout.

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Hardbite This!

The last time you were at Mom’s for lunch, you probably noticed those incredible chips that all our grilled cheese sandwiches come with. You may even have wondered……who makes these incredible chips? Well, today you get a little lesson on one of Mom’s supply partners, Hardbite Chips.

For Wes Heppell and Pete Schouten, potato farming has been in their family’s since 1920. Today, Hardbite Chips, not only uses the best potatoes and limited ingredients in their Maple Ridge BC facility, but they also make a chip that isn’t horrible for you! Yay! These chips have no artificial anything in them. No GMO or MSG, no trans fat or cholesterol, they are low in salt and gluten free. On top of that, the company is all about sustainability. In every Hardbite bag is a commitment to support sustainability in farming. From seed to chip, they’re produced and made locally, giving back to the communities that provide Hardbite with its ingredients and inspiration. A great chip that gives back, very cool!

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Elvis Is In The House

Sunny, highs approaching 30 degrees and blue skies! No better place on earth on a beautiful day than Vancouver……..and it’s an ideal day to come down for lunch to Mom’s for a grilled cheese. If you feel like something a little different and decadent, why don’t you try what a great couple we met from New York City tried, The Fat Elvis! Peanut butter and banana with a sprinkle of smoked sea salt on white. Yes, you too can eat like the King. Check out the King in action in Hawaii in 1973, lay included! Thank you very much.

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