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Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas – Trucks Gather for the Foodie Fest this Weekend on the Strip

Orange County's Tornado Potato food truck, seen here at the 2013 Foodie Fest, is returning to Las Vegas this weekend for the Foodie Fest. (SARVIC Studios)

Forget counting calories when more than 50 food trucks gather along the Las Vegas Strip for a veritable festival of overindulgence this weekend.

las Vegas, NV: Gourmet Food Truck Fest to Hit Las Vegas

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Sunset Park’d, a gourmet food truck festival, will turn Las Vegas’ Sunset Park into an outdoor food court from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Las Vegas, NV: Foodie Weekend

Crowds form lines in front of food trucks at the biannual Las Vegas Foodie Fest in April at the Silverton Casino Hotel. The event returns this weekend.

The Las Vegas Foodie Fest has been the biggest gathering of mobilized food in the area with more than 30 gourmet food trucks expected Oct. 18-20.

Las Vegas, NV: Foodie Fest Brings Food You’ve Been Missing to Las Vegas

Crowds gather in front of a White Castle food tent at the biannual Las Vegas Foodie Fest in April 2013 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, in Las Vegas. The average wait time for a White Castle slider was four hours. (Jeff Ragazzo/Special to the Las Vegas Review-Journal)

The idea of hosting a food truck festival sparked from Galgana and his business partner Noel Casimiro’s love of food. They considers themselves “foodies,” people who have a refined interest in food and beverages.

Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas Foodie Festival Features 40 Food Trucks

The Las Vegas Foodie Festival runs through the weekend at the Silverton. (FOX5)

Las Vegas is at the center of the foodie universe this weekend. The Las Vegas Foodie Festival is back, bigger than ever.

Las Vegas, NV: Second Chance for White Castle at Las Vegas Foodie Fest

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The popular burger joint says that will be bringing triple the number of grills and triple the staff. They will also debut their new Crave Mobile for foodies interested in purchasing 10 burgers or less.

Las Vegas, NV: Food Tuck Lottery Provides Smorgasbord of Dining Options

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Andrew Schoenwetter, owner of Melteez food truck, checks his ticket orders from inside his food truck parked in front of the Regional Justice Center Aug. 6 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The lottery is a pilot program that will be re-evaluated after six months, said city spokesman Jace Radke. The food-truck owners who participated in it were eligible for one of three spaces in downtown Las Vegas: near City Hall, 1 Lewis Ave.; in front of the Bonneville Transportation Center, 100 E. Bonneville Ave.; and in front of the Regional Justice Center, 400 S. Third St.

Las Vegas, NV: Asian Food Festival Returns to Cosmopolitan in Oct.

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The Cosmopolitan will again host LuckyRice, an Asian culinary festival, from Oct. 4 to 6.

Las Vegas, NV: Food Truck Rotations Begin Thursday in City’s New Pilot Program Downtown

LEILA NAVIDI - The South Point Gourmet Food Truck Fest in the parking lot of the South Point in Las Vegas Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.

The lottery system was created after the Las Vegas City Council decided in October that all food trucks must operate at least 150 feet away from existing brick-and-mortar restaurants.

Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas Food Truck Lottery To Award Spaces

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The new lottery system is in response to legislation from earlier in the year.

The city of Las Vegas said licensed mobile food vendors wanting to do business in the downtown area registered for a lottery, which will allow them access to three legal parking spots on a rotating basis.