Chef Angus An’s Freebird Chicken Shack To Expand In New West’s River Market


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Vancouver, BC | In early March, Freebird Chicken Shack, the youngest of four eateries from award-winning chef Angus An, will expand and move to a new location at New Westminster’s River Market. Chef Angus has also added to the menu, which in addition to its signature rotisserie chickens, will feature grilled items, a new fried chicken recipe, and a liquor license to be in place by summer.

Taking over the 800-square-foot space previously occupied by Wally’s Burgers at 112 River Market, the new and larger location of Freebird is directly opposite the original. The space will seat 20, with 5 additional stools at the counter.

Known for its Asian-style rotisserie birds, Freebird serves chicken dishes, rice, soups, salads, and curries. The updated menu will grow from featuring organic, free-range roasted chicken to include crispy Fried Chicken in two and three piece orders ($10/$14), and an 8-piece Bucket of Fried Chicken ($25). Grilled Chicken Skewers ($10) will be added to the menu, and Freebird is planning to add liquor to its list, with new drinks offerings in place by the summer.

Freebird Chicken Shack is a sister restaurant to three other restaurants owned by chef Angus An. For more information about Freebird Chicken Shack, visit and follow along on Instagram at @freebirdckn. Chef Angus’s other restaurants include flagship Maenam in Kitsilano, Longtail Kitchen also at New West’s River Market, and Fat Mao Noodles, a casual noodle joint, serving Thai noodle soups in Chinatown.

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