Join us at What the Truck?! on September 20, 2013

Do you have plans this Friday? How about joining us for dinner at the largest food truck party Edmonton has ever seen?

What: What the Truck?! at Churchill Square
Where: Churchill Square
When: Friday, September 20, 2013
Time: 4-8pm
Check out the Facebook event to RSVP and spread the word!

We’ll have 16 trucks for you to choose from, including recent newcomers Knosh and Black Bull Grill. Check out the menus here.

DJs Thomas Scott and Polyesterday will be on hand to provide the soundtrack for the evening.

See you there!

September 20, 2013 What the Truck?! Menus

We’re gearing up for the most epic What the Truck?! so far, with a total of 16 trucks to tempt your taste buds.

What: What the Truck?! at Churchill Square
Where: Churchill Square
When: Friday, September 20, 2013
Time: 4-8pm
Check out the Facebook event to RSVP and spread the word!

To get you as excited as we are, check out these menus!

The Act Out & About

  • PB&J Burger
  • Cajun Fish Sandwich (can be made gluten-free for an extra $1)
  • Drama Queen Veggie Burger
  • Fries with Jalapeno Garlic Mayo (gluten-free)

Black Bull Grill

  • Original Philly – thinly-sliced steak grilled to perfection and topped with fried onions, green peppers, mushrooms and Cheese Whiz
  • Peppercorn – thinly-sliced steak topped with Provolone cheese and peppercorn sauce
  • Italian – thinly-sliced steak topped with pepperoni, Provolone cheese and meat sauce
  • Mexican – thinly-sliced steak topped with jalapeños, spicy salsa sauce and Cheese Whiz
  • Western BBQ – thinly-sliced steak topped with Provolone cheese and BBQ Sauce
  • Canadian – thinly-sliced steak topped with bacon, maple syrup and Cheese Whiz

Bully

  • Baba Ganoush Exotica Dip – roasted and smoked egg plant, garam masala, ginger, preserved lemons, balsamic dry roasted cashews served with toasted Naan crisps and kale chips
  • Pretzel-crusted Bavarian Stuffed Chicken – fresh chicken breast stuffed with Bavaria blue cheese fused with ground pork, served with roasted seasonal vegetables, preserved red cabbage salad and chef made lemon herb smashed new potatoes
  • Whiskey Pecan Alberta Pork – Alberta pork shoulder dry rubbed and drizzled with whiskey and set for five days, then coated with toasted pecans; served with cornbread pudding and black garlic white wine vinaigrette dressed spinach 
  • Alberta Beef Brisket, Bacon, Peppercorn and Brandy Cream Wrap – beef brisket, smoky bacon peppercorn brandy cream and crispy fried onions, served in a cheddar wrap with roasted red pepper rice, tomatoes, spinach, pickled red onions, smoked cheese and garlic aioli

Carnival Cravings

  • Mini Donuts
  • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
  • Cotton Candy
  • Fudge from Phil’s Fudge Factory
  • Ice Cream Novelties

Crooked Fork

  • Pulled Pork Sandwich – slow cooked pork wrapped in banana leaves, homemade coleslaw, pickled red onions and  avocado; served with spicy chips
  • Duo of Crispy Shrimp Cakes – served with Mexican Pico de Gallo salad and garlic chipotle mayo
  • Basa aguachile – Basa fish, tomatillo, cucumber, onion and habanero chile marinated in lime and orange juice; served with tortilla chips

Drift

  • Mini Jerk Chicken Sandwich, served with hand cut fries and Drift ketchup
  • Mini Pork Belly Sandwich, served with hand cut fries and Drift ketchup
  • Mini Paneer & Spinach Sandwich, served with hand cut fries and Drift ketchup

The Food Fighter

  • Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich
  • Ribeye Steak Sandwich
  • Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich
  • Grilled Veggie Sandwich
  • Fig and Bacon Sandwich

Knosh

  • The Joint – rosemary braised beef in a Yorkshire pudding topped with a horseradish slaw
  • Queens Coronation Chicken – curry glazed chicken thigh with cucumber, apricot slaw, cilantro and candied pecans
  • Cornish Pasty – tender steak, turnip and potato wrapped in flaky pastry
  • Mushy Peas
  • Ginger Rum Balls
  • Kettle Crisps – served with malt vinegar aioli or curry sauce
  • White Chocolate and Raspberry Scone – served with clotted cream

La Poutine

  • Traditional Poutine – hand-cut fries, cheese curds and gravy
  • Vegan Poutine – hand-cut fries, daiya vegan cheese and vegan gravy
  • Canadian Poutine – Traditional Poutine and bacon
  • Supreme Poutine – Traditional Poutine, bacon, sour cream and green onion
  • Chili Poutine – hand-cut fries, cheese curds and homemade chili
  • Original Dog – all beef hot dog, condiments
  • Chili Dog – all beef hot dog topped with homemade chili
  • New York Dog – all beef hot dog topped with sauerkraut and mustard

Lemon Grass Grill

  • Roasted Lemongrass Pulled Pork Submarine
  • Vietnamese Tapioca Shrimp and Pork Banana Leaf Dumplings
  • Lemongrass Chicken and Beef Skewers
  • Lemongrass Grilled Vietnamese Submarine
  • Spring Rolls
  • Salad Rolls
  • Onion Cakes

The Lingnan Express

  • Dry Spicy Chicken
  • Singapore noodles (gluten-free)
  • Goo Lo Pork (sweet and sour pork) served with rice (gluten-free)
  • Korean Chicken served with rice

Little Village

  • Lil Roasted Lambwich
  • Chicken Souvlaki
  • Slow Roasted Lamb Gyro
  • Falafel
  • Kefteddy Burger
  • Little Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Molly’s Eats

  • Angels on Horseback (Long Island-inspired) – deep-fried bacon wrapped oysters (2 pieces), served with Molly’s House Sauce, Chow Chow (green tomato) relish over rice (gluten-free)
  • Momo (Tibetan) – Tibetan pork & yak pot stickers (3 pieces), served with Momo Achar (Tibetan hot sauce) and a side of Nepali sesame green beans
  • Tagine (Moroccan-inspired) – pork & beef meatballs, Irvings sausage and vegetable stew, served over rice (gluten-free)
  • Pavlova Dessert (Australian/New Zealand) – baked meringue topped with lemon curd, real whipped cream and fresh fruit (gluten-free)
  • Purple Cow Shake (North American) – grape milkshake with two scoops of vanilla ice cream (gluten-free)

Sailin’ On

  • Coconut BLT – coconut bacon, roasted garlic mayo, lettuce, tomato and carrot, wrapped in a flour tortilla (gluten-free wrap available for an additional $1)
  • Burrito – beans, cheese, rice and taco veggies on a flour tortilla; served with salsa verde and lime
  • Curry Chips – hand cut fries, smothered in homemade curry sauce
  • The Irish – hand cut fries, curry sauce, cheese, roasted garlic mayo, topped with shredded cabbage, carrot and green onion
  • Hand cut fries

Swich

  • TBA

Yellowbird Café

  • Gyu-Don Beef – thinly sliced beef cooked in soy sauce topped with sesame sauce, served with rice, grilled vegetables, hard boiled egg and salad
  • Taco Rice – taco flavored ground beef on rice, served with shredded cheese, lettuce and salsa; Tex-Mex meets Okinawan!
  • Miso Pulled Pork Sandwich – miso-marinated slow roasted pork, daikon radish and carrot ponzu slaw, lettuce and miso mayonnaise on ciabatta bread
  • Teri-Mayo Burger – homemade teriyaki burger patty, cheddar cheese, coleslaw, lettuce with teriyaki sauce and Japanese mayonnaise
  • Basil Chicken Avocado Sandwich – homemade chicken salad and fresh avocado with basil pesto on ciabatta bread

Save the Date: What the Truck?! on September 20, 2013

We are two weeks away from our biggest event ever! The food truck season will soon be winding down, but not before we bring sixteen trucks to the heart of downtown:

What: What the Truck?! at Churchill Square
Where: Churchill Square
When: Friday, September 20, 2013
Time: 4-8pm
Check out the Facebook event to RSVP and spread the word!

What the Truck?! at Churchill Square

Here’s the lineup you can look forward to:

Stay tuned for menus to be posted next week. Hope to see you there!

August 24, 2013 What the Truck?! Menus

We’re just over a week away from our next big event, and we hope you’re getting as excited as we are!

What: What the Truck?! at Louise McKinney
Where: Louise McKinney Riverfront Park
When: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Time: 5-9pm

Here are the menus you can expect that night:

Battista’s Calzone

  • Spicy Italian Calzone – locally made Italian sausage, peppers and spices
  • Vegetariano Calzone – peppers, mushrooms, onions, and olives
  • Classico Calzone – capocollo, salami, peppers and oniones

Bully

  • Fried Bacon Bully Mac Bites with Baconaise – creamy 6 cheese Bully Mac with smoky bacon, green onions coated in panko and fried crispy with Chef-made Baconaise
  • The Craziest Philly Beef Ever – Indian-spiced beef with lemongrass, ginger, and white onion gravy served on fresh naan bread with paneer cheese, pickled red onions and crispy fried onions
  • Stuffed Pork Loin with Thomson Cherry Alberta Whiskey Jus – bacon and ground pork mixed with fresh herbs and garlic stuffed inside Alberta Pork topped with Thomson cherry whiskey jus; served with truffle potato salad and lime scented local corn
  • Vietnamese Stuffed Chicken Thigh – marinated boneless chicken thigh stuffed with julienned vegetables, served with cucumber wrapped greens in a sesame miso lime vinaigrette and red rice blend
  • Double Chocolate Cookie Cupcakes – filled with peanut butter, covered with chocolate and topped with your choice of bacon or Skor bits
  • Bailey’s Rice Crispy Squares – covered with chocolate and kettle corn popcorn

Carnival Cravings

  • Mini Donuts
  • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
  • Cotton Candy
  • Fudge from Phil’s Fudge Factory
  • Ice Cream Novelties

Crooked Fork

  • Mayan Buried Treasure – marinated pork wrapped in banana leaves slow roasted, with pickled red onions and habanero; served with refried black beans
  • Duo of Crispy Shrimp Cakes – served with pico de gallo salad and chipotle mayo
  • Chicken Fajita Wrap – chicken breast, bell peppers, onions, red Mexican fried rice and a roasted tomato and dry chili sauce.

Eva Sweet

  • Chicken n’ Waffle – spicy chicken breast, Liege waffle and maple syrup
  • Dessert Waffle – with strawberries, whipped cream and chocolate sauce

Lemon Grass Grill

  • Lemongrass Chicken Skewers
  • Lemongrass Beef Skewers
  • Vietnamese Pork Sausage, Pork or Vegetarian Vietnamese Spring rolls
  • Salad Rolls
  • Onion Cakes

Molly’s Eats

  • Cemita Sandwich (Mexican) – adobo pulled pork, chipotle creama, avocado spread, cilantro and mozza in a sesame bun
  • Feijoada (Brazilian) – ham hocks, beef & Irvings sausage with black beans, onions and tomato sauce, topped with cilantro and green onions; served with a side of sautéed kale (gluten-free)
  • Escabeche Salad (Southern States/Mexican) – pickled carrots, onions & jalepenos (gluten-free)
  • Salchipapas (Peruvian) – fries topped with seared hot dog slices (gluten-free)
  • Alfajores Sandwich Cookie (Latin American) – vanilla cookies filled with dulce de leche

Sailin’ On

  • Coconut BLT Sandwich – coconut bacon, homemade roasted garlic mayo, lettuce, tomato, and carrot on a tortilla wrap
  • The (no) Meatball Sandwich – mushroom risotto balls, homemade tomato sauce, fresh arugula and vegan parmesan cheese on a toasted bun
  • The Irish – fresh cut fries, vegan cheddar, curry sauce, roasted garlic mayo, topped with shredded cabbage, carrot and green onion
  • Curry Chips – fresh cut fries, smothered in homemade curry sauce
  • Standard – fresh cut fries, served straight up
  • Vegan doughnuts from Moonshine Doughnuts
  • Vegan cookies from Bloom Cookie Co.

Smokehouse BBQ

  • Pig Balls – deep fried risotto balls stuffed with pulled pork and caramalized onions (gluten-free)
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Bacon Bomb Sandwich
  • Burnt Ends Sandwich

Yellowbird Café

  • Teriyaki Loco Moco
  • Miso Pork Sandwich
  • Basil Chicken Avocado Sandwich
  • Veggie Curry

See you on August 24! RSVP on Facebook here.

Save the Date: What the Truck?! on August 24, 2013

Our next big What the Truck?! is coming up in just over two weeks! We’re looking forward to bringing ten food trucks into the river valley:

What: What the Truck?! at Louise McKinney
Where: Louise McKinney Riverfront Park
When: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Time: 5-9pm

Louise McKinney Riverfront Park

Here’s the lineup you can look forward to:

Stay tuned for menus to be posted next week. Hope to see you there!