PNE Winter Fair Food

Season's Eatings at the 2022 PNE Winter Fair

The PNE Winter Fair features festive foods from around the world!

Season’s Eatings – brought to you by YVR.

This holiday season, YVR is celebrating the destinations, cultures and food that make up the best our region has to offer. No matter what your holiday celebrations look like, one thing always remains the same – we gather and connect with one another through food. YVR is on a journey to showcase the diversity of our region in the culinary offerings at the airport. Follow along at

We hope that you come with your appetite in ‘holiday mode‘ because there’s a feast of international flavours to be enjoyed at the PNE Winter Fair!

With more than 20 vendors serving up a wide variety of dishes – from nori-wrapped Sushi Tacos and Portuguese Custard Tarts (at Casa De Nata), to Persian kababs (from Cazba) and Asian dinners at Salt Spring Noodle Bar – there are delicious vegan, vegetarian, meat, and even gluten-free treats to enjoy.

Get your Fair favourites fix with mini-donuts, hot dogs, and kettle corn, or try something a little more adventurous, like Holiday Poutine (at Street Dogs), Grilled Turkey and Cranberry Sandwiches (at Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck), or the Holiday Fried Chicken Sandwich with cranberry aioli and gravy (at Hot & Crispy).

Want the full scoop on the tastiest eats and treats you can expect at the 2022 PNE Winter Fair? Check out the complete list below.

Savoury Flavours

Taco Nori Sushi Tacos

Taco Nori Sushi Tacos are here! Dig into salmon, tuna, chopped scallop, chicken karaage, or shrimp tempura sushi tacos. All tacos come with a fried seaweed shell and rice.


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Twisted Potato Express

Ever wanted to try a Christmas-themed twisted potato? Here is your chance! Twisted Potato Express is serving up their classic twisted potato and also a special Christmas potato – both on a stick.

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Prepared on an open flame, Cazba is serving up flavourful Persian cuisine at the PNE Winter Fair.

For vegetarians, relish in a yummy veggie farrita that comes with a patty made with mixed veggies, walnuts, and eggs.

For meat lovers, enjoy ground beef, barg, or chicken kebabs.

All fixings come with rice and salad.

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Los Hermanos Tacos

Fresh mexican eats!

The finger-licking menu includes: Birria, Chicken, Al Pastor, Fish tacos, Quesabirria (braised beef and melted mozza cheese), and for our vegan lovers – Cactus.

Don’t forget the Mexi Fries, Crazy Fries, and Fresh fried nachos.

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Mom's Grilled Cheese Truck

Vegan and gluten-free friendly! Build your own Grilled Cheese, choose your bread, cheese, and add-ons or grub out on daily specials such as the grilled turkey and cranberry with melted brie and mozzarella on fresh sourdough with gravy.

Feeling a bit chilly? You’ll want Mom’s oven roasted tomato soup BUT, when that sugar craving hits, you’ll need some Traveling Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake: Creamy pumpkin cheesecake, graham cracker crumble topped with pumpkin spiced whip cream and caramel. (Served in a cup with spoon)

Cold drinks are also available.

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Mr. Arancino

Mr. Arancino’s delicious, award winning risotto balls are an innovative take on a traditional Sicilian recipe. Called ‘arancini’, these savoury, gluten-free morsels come in vegan, vegetarian and meat varieties.

Their crunchy outer layer and warm gooey centre provide a texture profile to excite the senses and surprise the mind. Easy to eat on the go, they are a warm comfort food suited for a diet-specific & taste-conscious culture.

On the menu:

Veg Ragu Arancini – Traditional vegan variety with carrots and celery inside a rich Sicilian marinara.

Spinach Arancini – Delicious risotto balls stuffed with a creamy flavour packed spinach béchamel.

Cheese Arancini – Filled with gooey mozzarella these pair beautifully with a marinara dipping sauce.

Beef Ragu Arancini – A Sicilian staple! Rich beef bolognese sauce inside a scrumptious risotto balls.

Onion Soup


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Street Dogs

This menu is exploding with holiday cheer!

Holiday themed eats:

  • Holiday Poutine – stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy and cheese curds
  • Holiday Mashed Potato Balls – deep fried mashed potato balls with bacon and cheese and a crispy panko breading
  • Ultimate Holiday Burger – slaw, mashed potato, cranberry, stuffing, gravy
  • Holiday Plant Burger – impossible burger, mashed potato, cranberry, plant-based cheese and gravy
  • Holiday dog – topped with mashed potato, stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy

The Classics:

  • Fries
  • Classic Poutine – loaded with cheese curds and gravy
  • Classic burger
  • Bacon Cheese Burger
  • Classic Plant Burger – impossible burger, plant cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles
  • Veggie dog
  • Classic hotdog
  • Jalapeno cheese dog
  • Loaded Chili cheese dog
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Salt Spring Noodle Bar

Salt Spring Noodle Bar serves up fresh to order noodle boxes and for Winter Fair, a special holiday themed noodle box.

Choose from Teriyaki, Thai Sweet Chili, Pad Thai, and Malaysian Peanut or dumplings.

Available in large or small noodle boxes.

Pop, water, and juice is also available.

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Via Tevere Saltimbocca Sandwiches

Via Tevere Pizzeria specializes in fire-roasted Neopolitan sandwiches.

Dig into:

Caprese (Vegetarian, savoury)
fresh mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil, arugula, basil mayo

Prosciutto and Arugula (savoury)
salt cured prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, tomato, arugula, basil mayo

Piccante (savoury)
Capicollo, spicy salami, fresh mozzarella, tomato, arugula, basil mayo

The Cheech (savoury)
ham, salami, mortadella, fresh mozzarella, tomato, arugula, basil mayo

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Hot & Crispy Chicken

Hot & Crispy offers a menu of delicious high quality chicken sandwiches, waffles and fries.

During Winter Fair, try one of the holiday features: Holiday Chicken Sandwich with cranberry aioli, sage & thyme stuffing, or the Chicken & Holiday Waffle with 2 pieces of chicken, sage & chicken stuffing waffle, cranberry glaze, gravy.

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UnRoutine Poutine

In addition to the usual offering of Classic, Bacoutine, and Parisian style poutine, a special holiday item has been added to the menu: Christmas Dinner Poutine with vegetarian gravy, diced turkey, sage & thyme stuffing, cranberry, cheese curds.

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Chili Hut

Looking for something warm that will stick to your ribs on a cool evening? The Chili Hut will be serving sourdough bread bowls filled with its namesake Chili (beef / vegetarian options) as well as Loaded Potato Soup with bacon.

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Sweet & Savoury

Mr. Pretzel

Hand rolled, freshly baked, soft pretzels served in a variety of sweet or savoury flavours. Pop & juice also available.

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Sweet Treats

Canadian Kettle Korn Extreme

Family owned and operated, Canadian Kettle Korn Extreme is the ultimate place for small handmade kettle korn batches. All stock is made fresh daily on site.


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Cannoli King

Locally handcrafting Italian specialties for over 35 years.

Munch on delectable cannoli, macrons, Christmas type cookies, and Gingerbread men.

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Casa De Nata

Casa de Nata specializes in making Portuguese Custard Tarts from scratch. A flakey buttery crust with a warm creamy custard centre, this tart is best enjoyed with coffee or tea. Enjoy right away or pack and take-away to eat later.

Don’t miss our other popular Portuguese street food menu items such as cod cakes, shrimp rissoles, and brianna sandwich.

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Cin City Mini Donuts

With 15 years experience at the PNE these Mini donuts were once voted fan favourite at the PNE Mini Donut Drive Thru!

Enjoy warm fresh cinnamon mini donuts (bags of 12 or buckets of 24), ginger spice mini donuts, and deep fried oreos.

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Tin Lizzy Mini Donut Factory

Serving the Lower Mainland for 23 years, Tin Lizzy Mini Donut Factory is always coming up with new mini donut creations.

This winter try red velvet mini donuts, Oreo-stuffed donuts, maple glazed bacon Oreo donuts, Apple Cider Mini donuts, or the classic mini donut.

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Be transported to the streets of Prague by the mouthwatering taste and aroma of Praguery’s freshly baked chimney cakes.

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Cocoa Hut

Warm up with your favourite hot drink…

Choose from: Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Candy Cane White Hot Chocolate, Hot Apple Cider, Americano, Latte, Mocha, Egg Nog Latte, Gingerbread Latte, Coffee and Tea.

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Candy Cane Lane

It doesn’t get any sweeter than this…

Treat yourself to: Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Caramel Apple, Fudge Apple, and Fudge by the pound or half pound.

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A Canadian Classic! Try this deep-fried dessert with various toppings to choose from…

Classic (cinnamon and sugar), Killaloe Sunrise (cinnamon, sugar and lemon), Mehple (with maple spread), Avalanche (Skor and cream cheese), Coco Vanil (cookies and vanilla icing), Apple Pie, Bananarama (chocolate hazelnut spread and bananas), Hazel Amour (chocolate hazelnut spread), Triple Trip (chocolate hazelnut spread, peanut butter, and Reese’s Pieces)

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