Monday, March 26, 2012

Hanging up the Keyboard...

After much consideration, I've come to the decision to shutter Big D Food Trucks. While I've had a swell time eating my way through DFW street food, this blog (particularly the schedule) is a huge labor of love. Rain, heat, traffic and blowing a generator are just a few reasons a truck schedule is super dynamic and takes tons of dedication. With that, and the ever burgeoning number of trucks, I don't have the time it takes to pour myself into blogging, events and criss-crossing the metroplex. Many thanks to you all for following me and especially to those Food Trucks who supported my blog! There are some committed  folks out there who report on food trucks so I have no doubt you won't go hungry. D SideDish recently released a tracking app and Stephanie Hawkes of DFWFoodTruckFoodie lives and breathes by this business. I can't wait to see how our street food culture will continue to unfold, but for now I'll just watch from the curb! Keep on Truckin y'all...

Monday, March 19, 2012

Rainy Days keep Food Trucks Away...

Rain and Food Trucks just don't play well together. Make sure to double and triple-check our schedule plus those of the individual Food Trucks before you head out this week. Be sure to visit those who are sticking it out despite the weather and show them your support!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Party with a Food Truck this St. Patty's Day!

They say everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's day so don't feel left out if you weren't endowed with ginger locks and a smattering of freckles. This year there's a whole fleet of Food Trucks to help you drown down that green beer and we're making it easy navigate them:
Pop up Park on Greenville Ave:
The big kahuna of all St. Patty's day celebrations; if you live in Dallas and haven't been, then you've gotta do this at least once. Other than a 5K and a parade, it's just one grand festival of beer chugging and partying in the streets. Find NammiTruck, Ruthie's Rolling Cafe, Easy Slider Truck and Cane Rosso at 2001 Greenville Ave beginning at 2...and don't leave without trying the special "Lucky Charms" green velvet cupcake from Trailercakes.

Rahr and Sons Brewing Co.:
And over in Cowtown, the shenanigans continue: Fort Worth's Rahr and Sons Brewery is having a contest for the most festive Green Get-ups you can put together. Top 3 will take home a Rahr gift certificate. They'll also have special Lucky Pug pint glasses just for the occasion. Zombie's Food Truck and The Bacon Wagon are setting up from 1-3.
Arlington Springfest:
If the days of partying with complete and total abandon are behind you, then load up the kids and head out to this three day event for some family fun time. Bouncy houses, live music, and food from The Wiener Man & The Butchers Son are just a few of the attractions. For complete line-up of events click here.
Deep Ellum Outdoor Market:
The creative folks at the DEOM have created a Pinterest board so you guys can preview the wares of vendors that are setting up at this weekend's event. We hear Rockstar Bakeshop and Rock and Roll Tacos will be loaded up with goodies from 11-5!
Good Guys Car Show:
Texas Motor Speedway is hosting the 2nd annual Good Guys Car Show, featuring over 2,000 classic cars, trucks and custom hotrods. The show runs Friday and Saturday with So-Cal Tacos and The Bomb Fried Pies.