Category archives for: North Carolina

Durham, NC: Food Truck Rodeo, Mardi Gras kickoff lead weekend Best Bets

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It is time for the first Durham Food Truck Rodeo of 2014. More than 40 trucks, including Chirba Chirba, Pie Pushers, Porchetta and Sarge’s, will be on hand at Durham Central Park from noon to 4 p.m.

Durham, NC: Durham’s Final 2013 Food Truck Rodeo This Sunday

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Over 50 food trucks will be on-site serving up everything from crepes to burgers, and Full Steam and Triangle Breweries will be on-hand as well.

Durham, NC: Pop-up Restaurant Brew & Skew Coming to Durham

The Chirba Chirba dumpling truck is doing a pop up restaurant for one night only.
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Chirba Chirba Dumpling, whose cheery yellow food truck has become something of a rolling landmark in Durham, is parking it for one night and teaming up with Aviator Brewing Company to open a pop-up restaurant in the Belt Line Station event center.

Hendersonville, NC: Trucks Taking Dinner to Streets

Linda Benson serves diners from her food truck at the True Nature Country Fair in Flat Rock on Oct. 5.

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The Mobile Global Bistro menu focuses on Mediterranean/coastal, Californian fusion and Asian bistro-style dishes such as Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches. Benson said she uses locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, and incorporates “amazing” sauces and condiments with each dish — many of which she makes herself.

Charlotte, NC: Best Food Truck – The Tin Kitchen

By  Contributor  |  Creative Loafing Charlotte It’s not an overly colorful or decorative exterior that draws one to the Tin Kitchen food truck. Instead, it’s the long lines of salivating people by the vehicle’s side that tell you, “This is going to be really f-ing good” – a fact quickly confirmed by just one glance at the […]

Wainston-Salem, NC: Gourmet to Go

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Ben Devar, the owner of Camel City Grill, takes customers orders at a recent food truck event.

The PBB & J burger represents the potential food trucks offer Winston-Salem foodies. The gourmet food truck movement has already taken hold in big cities across the country.

Asheville, NC: Masonic Temple Launches Asheville’s Latest Food-Truck Lot

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The food-truck invasion continues. Starting today, with more to come on Monday, Sept. 30, downtown workers will have another quick-lunch option

Fayetteville, NC: Fayetteville Officials Ponder New Regulations on Food Trucks

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Freddy Rojo Vega, left, handles sales while Jose Guadalupe Arredondo cooks at the Taco Loco food truck on Bragg Boulevard.

Fayetteville officials say they want to begin regulating so-called food trucks, and trailers, because they are a growing alternative for a meal on the go.

Mooresville, NC: Just Crepes – Local Man’s Vending Truck Has A Singular Focus

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Matt Alexander and his crepe vending truck.

The Mooresville man’s kitchen on wheels, The Homegrown Crepe, sells just what its name implies. And it’s seen a lot of miles in the past year, riding all over Iredell and Mecklenburg counties to serve up made-from-scratch crepes.

Charlotte, NC: Food Truck Friday a Hot Spot in Charlotte

Food Truck Friday, located in SouthEnd, is a place for guests to try new food and enjoy the late summer weather with friends or even as a date.

There were a variety of things to choose from, ranging from a Thai food truck to a “mobile cupcakery” and a food truck that served only crêpes. The cold noodle and spring roll dish I got from Hot Box “Next Level Street Food” was a fairly sized portion of an Asian “pasta salad” of ramen noodles and various veggies, with the spring rolls this week being filled with duck and blood orange. I found both to be delicious, and wish the lines hadn’t prevented me from trying the many other offerings at the event.