For all of us die hard fans of our fancy food trucks, the big news is that the Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation (CDC) and the Phoenix Food Truck Coalition are hosting the first ever Phoenix Food Truck Festival on Saturday, October 22 in the Evans Churchill Neighborhood. The event will take place at A.R.T.S. Project #1 at 408 E. Roosevelt St. in downtown Phoenix late afternoonish.
Sunday, July from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in Civic Center Park Foster Graham Milstein & Calisher, LLP, presents “The Social Network” You can bring picnics or purchase from on-site gourmet food trucks, with the show beginning at dusk.
Tir Na Nog (218 South Blount Street): Start the day early and head over to Tir Na Nog on Saturday after the parade. Doors open at 9 a.m. and a full Irish breakfast will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The special St. Patrick’s Day menu is available at 11:30 a.m. and includes menu items like corn beef and cabbage, meat and mushy pies. Live music will be playing throughout the day.
The schedule of deals is below. Some deals will be available for purchase only on the day it is first offered while others will stick around and be available a bit longer. Of course, you needn’t use the deal on the day that it’s purchased; it expires much later.
Although there is emphasis on individual personality and style, some designers, such as Tommy Hilfiger, will place emphasis on California and the West Coast beaches. There were many coastal tones, including pale blush, sand and light blue, on display, which are meant to give a cool, relaxing look and feel to the woman wearing them. Some accents were given to clothes also, such as lace, embroidery, and feathers, in order to show a confident, yet ladylike style.
Here in Chicago, Haute Sausage will be handing out its gourmet hot dogs on September 24 at the corner of Diversey and Clark. Haute Sausage’s Sheboygan brats and Boerewors Chakalaka, among other encased meat treats, will be available from 11am to about 3pm Central.
The Bollywood Bites Truck offers a combination of Indian street food and restaurant favorites. Michael Jackson’s former personal chef Sanjay Patel created the concept and does a great job bringing pungent Indian flavors to an ever changing clientele. This truck serves everything from chicken tikka masala, fish masala, saag paneer, chan and biryani to pani puri and sev puri. Bollywood Bites even serves the Mumbai street food staple sandwich batta bada. Food reviews by Adam Kutner.