May 14th: Weekend Update

Here’s what’s going on with food trucks and the Triangle…


Northgate Mall: Blues on the Plaza

It’s May, so another night of Blues on the Plaza.  The event takes places rain or shine.  This week Fire Chef Raleigh will be there serving up.

Pommsicuous release at Bull City Ciderworks

The big day is today, Thursday May 14th, for the initial release with 19th Street Band and KocinA.  The event kicks off at 5pm with music starting at 6pm.  Also, OMG Chicken will be there Friday, Bull City Street Food and Chez Moi will be there Saturday, and Will & Pop’s for Sunday.

Tamping like a Champ on Caffe Bellezza for their first anniversary
Tamping like a Champ on Caffe Bellezza for their first anniversary

Special appearance on Caffe Bellezza!

This Sunday May 17th, Caffe Bellezza will be at the Ramblin’ Rose race at A.E. Finley YMCA in North Raleigh.  In addition to the talented crew and Carrboro coffee, I’ll be on board.  For information on the event, see the event’s website.

Brüeprint 1st Anniversary

AmigoSan, Big Mike’s BBQ, and King’s Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks will be at Brüeprint celebrating their first year.

News & Observer Rodeo

Hibachi Xpress, Dang Good Dogs, and Bull City Street Food will be at the News & Observer building (215 S. McDowell St.) in Downtown Raleigh.  This is rare occasion, as food trucks usually do not serve during the workweek.

One of my favorite pictures with Sōl Tacos and Gouge Wrestling at Raleigh Brewing Company.Gouge Pro Wrestling

This Saturday evening at Nickelpoint Brewing, Seymour Snott, a beloved Gouge Pro wrestler, will celebrate his birthday.  Food Trucks in attendance will be, Bo’s Kitchen, Chick-N-Que, CockADoodleMoo, LocoPops, and Manna.  The event is family friendly and will take place from 4 to 8 pm.

Food Truck Rodeo for TABLE

In Chapel Hill, 10 food trucks will get together to raise awareness for TABLE.  These are the food vendors available: Al’s Burger Shack, Stuft, Stoke & Smoke BBQ, Hibachi Xpress, Olio & Aceto, Captain Poncho’s, Gussy’s, Dusty Donuts, Tarheel Creamery and Belgian Waffology.

The event takes place at Orange United Methodist Church from 3 to 7pm in Chapel Hill on Saturday.

Wake Forest-1

Pittsboro Rodeo

Saturday Evening food vendors American Meltdown, Bandido’s, Bella Donna, BulKogi, and Little Dipper’s will be across from the Pittsboro Roadhouse.  Also, Carolina Brewing will be there serving their local craft beers.

Wake Forest Rodeo

21 Food Truck will be at 419 S. Brooks Street in Wake Forest for the second series of the town’s rodeos.  American Meltdown, CockADoodleMoo, and Cousins Maine Lobster (the first appearance since Downtown Raleigh) will be making their Wake Forest debut.  Also making a debut is My Cup Overflows.  The event takes place from 12 to 4pm.

Also, please support MaMa Duke’s

mamadukes-1If you can, please support MaMa Duke’s.  The Alexakis family are okay, but they are looking for our support.


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