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Triangle food trucks help Wake County animal shelter

Posted October 7, 2015

— WRAL Out and About reported last Friday in the Foodie news that Ponysaurus Brewing has opened a taproom in Durham. In addition to great beer, food truck fans will want to stop by as food trucks are serving here. So, far American Meltdown, Pie Pushers, SoomSoom Pita Pockets, and Sympathy for the Deli have been spotted here.

This weekend is also packed with food truck events in the Triangle:

  • Saturday, Oct. 10: Knightdale Station Park hosts a food truck rodeo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Trucks include Backyard Bistro, Barone Meatball, Bulkogi, Cocoa Forte, D' Burritos, Dusty Donuts, Fire Chef and Kona Ice.
  • Saturday, Oct. 10: Food truck rodeo 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fuquay-Varina Day and Night festival. Trucks will be on Raleigh and Depot streets.
  • Sunday, Oct. 11: Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo featuring more than 50 food trucks from across the state. Trucks will be on Fayetteville Street and neighboring streets from City Plaza to the Capitol. The event is 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 11: Downtown Cary Food and Flea happens in the Ashworth Village from noon to 4 p.m.

Local area food trucks have donated gift certificates for the Heal A Heart Auction, an event benefiting Wake County Animal Shelter. The auction items are photos on their Facebook Page and those interested can bid in Facebook comments. There are three different food truck packages (labeled Food Truck Rodeos).

Food Truck Package 1: Sample the best of the Triangle with the following certificates from these food trucks: Free sandwich from Flattz Signature Flatbreads, three free cheese steaks from Kings Philly, three free orders of disco fries from Route Bistro, $25 gift certificate from Cock a Doodle Moo, coffee and donuts from Dusty Donuts, and four free cupcakes from Not Just Icing. 

Food Truck Package 2: It's a whole new meaning of Meals on Wheels! Enjoy the best of the Triangle with the following certificates from these food trucks: Free waffle from Belgian Waffle Crafters, two free meals from Virgil's Jamaica, one combo meal from My Cup Overflows Southern Soul Grill, $25 gift certificate from Cousins Maine Lobster, $10 certificate from Chez Moi and four free cupcakes from Not Just Icing.

Food Truck Package 3: Come hungry and ready to try out seven new food truck experiences from the following trucks: Free MacUrRoni tub special, three $10 certificates from Hibachi XPress Food Truck, Free potato from STUFT the Gourmet Stuffed Potato Truck, two sandwiches with sides from the Wandering Moose, up to $25 dinner for two from Barone Meatball, a free entree from Thai Box Zing and four free cupcakes from Not Just Icing.

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


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