Good eats at museum

Try out a bannock burger and more at the Salish Spoon, now open on select days by the Museum at Campbell River

Have you ever eaten bannock or had a bannock burger?

Try out these and other innovative West Coast specialties at the Salish Spoon, a mobile food operation now operating at the Museum at Campbell River.

The Salish Spoon opened Saturday is the creation of owner Ryan Gark. He has trained and worked as a chef, and is offering a menu that reflects his own inventions incorporating local food products.

Items on the menu included Comox Valley beef and bison burgers, cod and chips, the Salish salad with pecans, goat’s cheese and beets, and poutine.

Sandra Parrish, the museum’s associate director, says the museum has long been considering having a food vendor on site during the summer months, but had to find one that was mobile and willing to set up outside.

The Salish Spoon is open on Wednesdays through July and August from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is open on Saturday, July 23 and July 30.