Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Celebrate the Season with "Holidays in the District"

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As the temperatures are falling, the amount of food truck events seems to keep expanding.  None have sounded quite so cheery as the one taking place this Friday December 2nd in the Dallas Arts District. To help you get into the holiday spirit, the District has arranged an evening of free horse drawn carriage rides, musical performances, holiday crafts, a tree lighting and of course, photos with the man in red himself. Make sure and come hungry because our friends at Greenhouse, Ssahm BBQ, Gandolfo's NY Deli, CupCakin' Machine and Jack's Chowhound will have eats and treats for sale from 5-9pm. 

Monday, November 28, 2011

SoCal Tacos at Firewheel area Meritage Homes Grand Opening

Friday, November 25, 2011

This Holiday Season, Fight Hunger with Nammi Truck

The majority of us spent Thanksgiving afternoon watching football while we let the turkey do its job, but many North Texans were not so lucky. Every day there are about 300,000 meals needed by hungry families all across DFW. Thankfully we have the North Texas Food Bank to organize and provide over 90,000 of those critical meals to people, including many children and senior citizens. Dallas' very own Nammi Truck is joining the fight against hunger by donating the profit of their T-shirt sales to the Food Bank. During the months of November and December, they're donating $10 from every $15 "I Heart Nammi" T-shirt sold. You can help Nammi Truck fight the cause by purchasing a Tee the next time you're stopping in for some Banh Mi!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Grand Opening: Ft. Worth Food Park

Congratulations Fort Worth! You are the lucky recipient of  North Texas' very first Food Truck Park slated to open Friday, December 2nd in the West 7th/Montgomery Ward Plaza district. Rather than rephrase everything from their official press release which you can read for yourself, I'll just give you the who and the what of where you need to be and when for the Grand Opening!
Good Karma Kitchen
YES! Taco
Red Jett Sweets
Lee's Grilled Cheese
Jake's Hamburgers
Nammi Truck
Nosh on all the above trucks and hydrate with FREE beer from local Ft. Worth favorite Rahr & Sons Brewery and Live Music from UNT Alum Gary Kyle and the No Standards Band all to help benefit Rexanna's Foundation for Fighting Lung Cancer
2509 Weisenberger St.
Fort Worth, XZ 76107

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

You Had Me at Bacon...

You know when you're scanning the menu at a restaurant and you zero in on one particular ingredient that confirms exactly what you're going to order? Bacon is one of those key words for me, so you can picture my excitement when I found a new food truck dedicated to all things swine. 
Jason Harskjold and Victor Harten of Ft. Worth were just two high school friends who coincidentally hit a roadblock at the same time. Both were laid off over the summer due to corporate cutbacks and were faced with a future of uncertainty. Neither was willing to work for The Man so, "Reflecting over their corporate talents and personal passions, the idea of THE BACON WAGON was born."
So far, they've been paying it forward to the community that they'll be servicing; the pair has invested over $20,000 for their truck in local businesses in and around Ft. Worth.  The Menu is available on their website and has every conceivable way to sandwich bacon between two slices of bread; you can add a fried egg, various cheeses, avocado, green chilis and more to your creation. In addition, they'll feature exclusive Bacon Desserts from Stir Crazy Bakery...Bacon Brownies anyone?
All Photos from The Bacon Wagon Facebook page
The Bacon Wagon will have a  permanent location Wednesday-Saturday behind The Shamrock Tavern and Poag Mahone's Pub on 7th Street and hopes to be invited to other Ft. Worth locations for lunch hours and private parties. They will have their first service run at Wired Willie's 11/11/11 Block Party this Friday and we will spread the word as soon as they announce their Grand Opening!

Monday, November 7, 2011

FoodTruckin' Saturday In the Dallas Arts District

For all of you mourning the demise of the Sigel's Winter Food Truck Festival, fret not; the hard working guys behind the recently formed DFW Street Food Coalition have organized a Food Truck Food Court to be held this Saturday from 4-8 in the Dallas Arts District. Although some of the trucks scheduled at Sigel's had to drop out because of permitting, change can be good...there will be plenty of parking and nobody will have to play chicken crossing Greenville Avenue. Here's the All-Star line up for Saturday and the list may be even bigger by the end of the week! 

The Butchers Son
Gandolfo's NY Deli
Ssahm BBQ
Rockstar Bakshop
Jack's Chowhound
3 Men and a Taco
Jackalope Vegan Kitchen

Update: Sigel's Food Truck Fest a No-Go

Various news sources have been blasting on Twitter and Facebook that the Sigel's Winter Food Truck Fest that was scheduled for November 12th has been cancelled. We want to make sure all BDFT followers know that it is indeed, not happening. Head on over to Eater Dallas to read more about the cancellation. Irving-based Gennarino's will be still posted up at Sigel's Greenville that evening and you'll definitely want to catch them while they're in Dallas. We're hearing of another event possibly in the works for Saturday so look for more info later in the week!