Category archives for: Dallas

Arlington, TX: Food Truck Fridays Growing in Popularity

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Hundreds of people are expected to visit Founders Plaza in downtown Arlington today for Food Truck Friday

Dallas, TX: Katy Trail Ice House Sets up Barbecue Trailer on Pecan Lodge Doorstep

Katy Trail Ice House food truck with the words "Texas BBQ" parked outside Pecan Lodge at the Dallas Farmers Market. Chad Houser/Twitter

Katy Trail Ice House owner Buddy Cramer said that they did not serve barbecue from the trailer. “We sold only hot dogs and brawurst,” he said. “The landlord asked us to not sell barbecue in consideration of Pecan Lodge.”

Dallas, TX: TacoCon To Focus on the Orginal Food Trucks

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Some rigs will bring out the traditional contraption required for the preparation of a certain iconic taco. We’ll say this, the machine isn’t as rare as some think. A cadre of the spinning beauts dot Oak Cliff’s major thoroughfares weekend nights.

Dallas, TX: Beat the Heat with 6 Frozen Treat Trucks to Find This Summer Around D-FW

Ice treats from the gourmet shaved ice company Enticed. (Jason Janik, Mei-Chun Jau)

Before air conditioning lures you indoors this summer, look for one of several frozen treat trucks rolling around Dallas-Fort Worth. Your sweet tooth is sure to approve.

Dallas, TX: Dallas’ Fly-By Food Park is Celebrating its Grand Opening this Weekend on Mockingbird Lane

Sydney Brown, owner of Enticed, a mobile gourmet shaved ice company serving the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, on June 22, 2011. Photo by Mei-Chun Jau for FD Luxe.

A new “fly-by” food truck park will have its grand opening this weekend at the concrete slab of 2500 W. Mockingbird Lane near Dallas Love Field Airport.

Dallas, TX: What’s Da Scoop Food Truck Brings A Different Kind of Ice Cream to Dallas

What's da Scoop? food truck serves a creamy Northern-style ice cream in distinct flavors. Photo courtesy of What's Da Scoop

Sundaes, cones and floats include Blue Suede Shoes Sundae with candied bacon, Fat Elvis ice cream and chocolate-peanut butter sauce; Black Magic Cone, a Nutella-lined waffle cone with Zanzibar ice cream and dulce de leche; and floats made with Dr. Brown’s sodas, Coca Cola or Dr Pepper.

Ft. Worth, TX: DFW Food Truck Scene – What it lacks

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DFW could use more trucks like Good Karma Kitchen, whose chili is shown here.

Yes, we have Korean, Vietnamese, Cajun, Italian, Indian, Greek, Cuban and English trucks, but where are Filipino, Chinese, Ethiopian, Caribbean, Thai and scores of other regional cuisines? Across the United States, huge contributors to the food truck scene are first- and second-generation immigrants who want to share their food and culture. I would love to see DFW food trucks become more international, with owners sharing family recipes.

Dallas, TX: Food Truck Operators Might Not Be Able to Wear Tank Tops Anymore

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here’s also a suggestion to require photo ID badges for all vendors, prohibit smoking by vendors while operating in the vending locations, and to establish a dress code. All these are unregulated right now and sound pretty fair, except… what’s up with this dress code?

Mesquite, TX: Jack’s Burger Truck rolls into Mesquite’s Real. Texas. Festival

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The Real. Texas. Festival. is two days of music, food, fun and even rodeo. Headliners for this year’s festival are Pat Green on Friday and Kevin Fowler on Saturday.

Arlington, TX: Over 30 Food Trucks and Trailers Meet in Arlington for the Texas Food Truckin’ Fest

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The organizers will have live music throughout the day and seating in the ballpark to watch the Saturday televised away game.