Raleigh, N.C. — The first Durham Central Park food truck rodeo takes place on Sunday, Jan. 24. Plan B is the scheduled musical act accompanied by more than 50 food trucks, local beer and cider.
BulKogi and Sol Tacos Izakaya Pop-Up
With the cool temperatures here, Takeover Tuesdays at The Berkeley Cafe are a great way to see your favorite food truck chefs. This week, Chef Joe Choi with BulKogi will bring an Izakaya concept to the Berkeley Café. He is also teaming up with Chef Andy Schaumann with Sol Tacos, who will add a few tacos to the menu.
Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo releasing 2016 VIP wristbands
Ever wanted to be first in line for your favorite food trucks? The Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo has announced its dates for this year: May 1, June 12, Aug. 7 and Oct. 9. VIP early admission wristbands, which let you get in to buy food before the general public, are on sale now.
James Beard winner and Boricua Soul
James Beard Award winning author and Soul Food scholar, Adrian Miller, is teaming up with local food truck, Boricua Soul for Soul Food on Saturday on Feb. 13 at Fullsteam Brewery. Chefs from Boricua Soul will cook some of their favorite recipes out of Miller’s award winning book, “Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time.” Miller will also present a short history on the history of Soul Food.
New food truck Fuzzy’s Empanadas is having a grand opening weekend, Jan. 21-23, making stops at Compass Rose, Nickelpoint and Wine 101 in Wake Forest. Each day has different activities, but one common activity is donating sales to Chalon Swanson’s Make-A-Wish Fundraising Campaign.
Art Sheppard covers food truck news on his blog, The Wandering Sheppard.