Railtown Brings Back Tailgate BBQ Event

Railtown Cafe’s Tailgate BBQ Event Returns July 27, 28, 29

The fan-favourite summer BBQ series returns to expanded location in Railtown neighbourhood.

Chefs Dan Olson and Tyler Day of Railtown Cafe and Railtown Catering ready to fire up their custom-made 12-foot barbecue barrel for a Tailgate BBQ Series that returns after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19. The series will be held on July 27, 28 and 29 with two time slots available per day, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm. The highly anticipated food event will take place at a lot provided by Rendition Developments located at 460 Railway Street, just a half-block away from Railtown Cafe’s flagship location.

“After a long haul of no events, we’re thrilled to invite people to gather safely in the Railtown neighborhood we love so much. It’s an exciting time as things open up, and we can’t wait to see all the familiar faces of our fellow barbecue-lovers,” shares Olson. The menu expresses a passionate pursuit of perfecting all things barbecue. “We use apple wood in our smokers, it has a slightly sweet fragrance and flavor that enhances the proteins, and the chickens are beer-brined to get a tender to the bone product,” Olson explains.

Ticket holders will enjoy generous plates of mouthwatering slow-smoked brisket, pork shoulder, beer-brined chicken and brats, and melt-in-your-mouth Jalapeño Corn Bread, as well as a choice of two Southern-style sides. The Tailgate Plate is available for $30.00. Attendees also have the option of a Vegetarian Plate ($30.00) with Vegan Bratwursts, and a Railtown Cheeseburger or Beyond Meat Burger with House Made Chips ($22.00). All tickets include a beverage.

Tailgate BBQ Menu

35-Hour Texas-Style Beef Brisket
Applewood-Smoked Pork Shoulder
Beer-Brined Maple Hill Farms Chicken
D’Original Sausage Haus Brats
Corn on the Cob
Jalapeño Corn Bread

Choice of two sides:
Carolina Coleslaw
Creamy Potato Salad
Classic Caesar Salad
Farmers’ Market Field Greens

Additional summer drinks will be available to Tailgaters, including an array of local craft beers, BC wines, the Lynchburg Lemonade ($7.00 single, $9.00 double) and Railtown Ruby Sangria ($7.00). For dessert, guests can complete the Southern experience with a slice of Peach Honey Lavender Cobbler ($7.00).

Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite below.

About Railtown Cafe and Catering

Led by Chef/Partners Dan Olson and Tyler Day Railtown Cafe and Railtown Catering offers a signature combination of classical French technique and inspired West Coast style. Since the flagship opening of Railtown Cafe in 2012 in the historic Railtown neighbourhood, the company has expanded to serving healthy and delicious food in three more locations; Main Street, Granville Street, and Howe Street. Through Railtown Catering, personalized food and beverage menus and event services are available for a wide array of private and corporate functions as well as daily office deliveries throughout Vancouver. Whatever the celebration or location, Railtown’s friendly and intuitive team of chefs, event planners, and elite service staff have earned a reputation for creativity, innovation, and finesse by delivering a refined, first-class experience from start to finish.

For more information about catering, visit www.railtowncatering.ca, or @RailtownCaters on Instagram. To learn more about the happenings at the cafes, visit www.railtowncafe.ca and @RailtownCafe on Instagram.

Media release and images provided by Jason Haugen, LeilaLikes.

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