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Food trucks gear up for weekend block party, rodeo

Posted August 16

Sweet Stacey Cakes offered a variety of cupcakes at the Durham Food Truck Rodeo. This was their Sexy Mexican cupcake, made with cayenne and cinnamon.

— Where to find your favorite food trucks this weekend.

Salvation Army Block Party

This Saturday, the Salvation Army will have a block party to congratulate competitors in the MOST Amazing Race. The Block Party will have family activities and food trucks Bandido’s, Heavenly Smoke, JAM Ice Cream, Mac-UR-Roni and Sweet Stacey Cakes.  The party takes place from noon to 3 p.m. at 902 S. Wake Forest Road.

CHEF showing at Koka Booth

On Friday night, head to Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary for a showing of the film Chef, which stars Jon Favreau as a man starting a food truck business. Before the film, enjoy cuisine from local trucks.

Trucks for Duke Homestead

On Sunday, head to the historic Duke Homestead for a food truck sampling event. On site, there are 15 trucks serving small plates with live music playing.  The event is a ticketed event, but the proceeds support the historic site. The event is 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

New Food Truck Highlight

On Monday, a new food truck Hans’ Fully Loaded Fritters had its soft opening. The menu serves a variety of fritters stuffed with savory items, like blue crab and chicken, to sweet like bananas. 


Art Sheppard covers food truck news on his blog, The Wandering Sheppard.

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