July 17th: Thursday Food Truck Events

For the 9 to 5er, Thursday is the tail end of the work week and the beginning of the weekend.  Time for some weekend Food Truck events.

Hercules and Gussy’s Greek

Gussy Hercules

Lay the Smackdown on your appetite with this Colossal meal, The Hercules Hero Meal. The meal includes a gyro, chicken breast, falafel, small Greek salad, two Mediterranen pitas, and choice of sauce.  Those brave will be rewarded with a chance to win a hero-sized prize pack.  Their lunch location today is 3300 Benson Drive, which is behind the Hyatt Place Raleigh-North and the Hilton Midtown.  Gussy’s food is always on point, now we all have a bigger incentive.

Science of Attraction

Durham’s Museum of Life and Sciences is open after hours for a 21+ event with a DJ, Food Trucks (KoKyu BBQ and Pie Pushers), and adult beverages.  Check their site for more details.

Pickin In The Plaza

Music Line-up (starts at 6:30 pm)

  • Old Habits
  • Hank Smith & Lindsey Tims
  • Open Jam (All pickers welcome at 5 pm)

Food Truck Line-up

Downtown Raleigh / Fayetteville Street / City Plaza Event Details

Estates at Wake Forest Apartment Homes Rodeo

From 4 to 8pm, the Estates at Wake Forest Apartment Homes will have food trucks.  The line-up has: D’Burritos, Sarge’s Chef on Wheels, Big John’s Wings and Things, Hibachi Xpress, Sweet Traditions by LeAne, Gussy’s Greek Truck, Virgil’s Jamacian, Jay’s Italian Ice, Stuft, and Jam Ice Cream. If you are looking for an apartment as well, you might want to check this out as they are also advertising rental specials.

Oaks City Cycling Ride, Person Street Bar, and Dump Pho King Truck

On the Third Thursday of each month, Oaks City Cycling will organize a ride to three local parks ending back at Person Street Bar.  The plan is to meet up at 7pm at Oak City Cycling Project and ride out at 7:30pm.  Also at the end will be the coolest girls in the world of Dump Pho King Truck serving their signature Pho and Dumplings.

Trucks and Brew

Brueprint (Apex): Sol Tacos

Fortnight (Cary): Bang Bang Bahn Mi

Fullsteam (Durham): MaMaDuke’s and Sweet Traditions by LeAne

Raleigh: Chick-N-Que

One last thought…

Another event that you may be interest in, or supporting, is the Cary Creative Center’s Raise the Roof Campaign.  They are doing their Bohemian Bash today.  The Center has organized two rodeos in Cary, before the Chatham Street Chowdown was a huge hit.  Information on their event is here, which will also provide information on their mission and what they do.

If you got a food truck event, let me know and I’ll be glad to the weekend posts.

Also, be sure to vote on your favorite food truck this month!


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