Raleigh, N.C. — Pie Pushers is not fooling around for its 5th birthday. They will celebrate Friday at The Pinhook in Durham. The event will start at 8 p.m. and will feature live music from Loamlands, The Future Kings of Nowhere, Blanko Basnet and DJ Kenny Login. American Meltdown will be there to feed party-goers and Monuts is providing a donut birthday cake.
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Bond Brothers, Cary’s newest brewery, holds grand opening Saturday
Located in downtown Cary, Bond Brothers is kicking off its recent opening with a festival on Saturday. The event will kick off at 2 p.m. and include live music from Chatham County Line and Diamond Creek. Food trucks Chirba Chriba, CJ’s Street Food, Heavy Metal Grillers, The Humble Pig, Pie Pushers and Sweet Traditions will also be there. If that isn’t enough, Bond Brothers will be releasing collaborative beers and new beers.
World Beer Fest in Raleigh this weekend
In addition to tasting great beers, you can also find your favorite food trucks at N.C. State Fairgrounds on Saturday for the World Beer Fest. Food trucks American Meltdown, Baguettaboutit, Banh Mi Ha Long, Charlie’s Kabob Grill, Chirba Chirba, Mac-Ur-Roni, Only Burger, Southern Comfort Catering and Taco Grande will be there. The event includes afternoon and evening sessions. Tickets are still available.
Railhawks’ home opener to include food truck rodeo
The Triangle-area’s NASL soccer team kicks off the regular season at home with an in-stadium food truck rodeo. The rodeo is part of the pre-game festivities, which will include live music, fly-overs, pyrotechnics and a skydiver delivering the game ball. The game against Minnesota United FC kicks off at 3 p.m. The club is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Gouge Wrestling celebrates 10 years
GOUGE will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday with the “10 Years of Bodyslams and Beer” event at Draft Line Brewing in Fuquay-Varina. The event kicks off at 5 p.m.and will have food trucks Flattz and Manna on hand. After the wrestling, there will be live music from Your Mama’s New Boyfriend.
Oak City Fish and Chips sets up shop in downtown Raleigh
Oak City Fish and Chips is now parking semi-permanently at 511 S. Wilmington St. in downtown Raleigh.
Flora and Food Trucks
Fairview Greenhouses and Garden Center will host its annual Flora and Food Trucks series starting Saturday, April 2. The series features one savory and one sweet truck from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This year's lineup includes new trucks Mr. A’s Beignets and Kat N Around and the return of Sweet Stacey Cakes. Other trucks participating include Baguettaboutit, BulKogi, Chick-N-Que, CockADoodleMoo, Cousins Maine Lobster, Dusty Donuts, JAM Ice Cream, La Farm Bakery, Locopops, Not Just Icing, Porchetta, Stuft and The Humble Pig.
Berkeley Café Takeover Tuesdays featuring chef collaborations
This Tuesday, check out American Meltdown and CockADoodleMoo for Takeover Tuesday at Berkeley Café. The Berkeley Café's Takeover Tuesday runs 6 to 9 p.m. Reservations are recommended, but not required.
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.
Art Sheppard covers food truck news on his blog, The Wandering Sheppard.