The next downtown Raleigh food truck rodeo will be from noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
More than 50 trucks will park on 10 blocks along Fayetteville Street. Power is being provided to the trucks so they don’t have to use their generators. Tables and chairs will be provided for the dining public. The City of Raleigh Museum will be open and hosting activities.
The trucks include Blue Sky Dining, Chick-N-Que, American Meltdown, CJ’s Street Food, Parlez-Vous Crepes, Not Just Icing, Baguettaboutit, Bandito Burrito, Barone Meatball Co., Baton Rouge Cuisine, Benelux Cafe, Big Island Shaved Ice, Big Johns Hot and Spicy, Big Mikes BBQ, Boss Hog, Café Prost, Cakes by Caren, Captain Poncho's Taco Truck, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Citizen Yogurt, D'Burritos, Deli.icious Truck, Fahsyrah's Lemonade, Foster’s on the Fly, Chai’s Global Street Food, Gussy’s Greek Street Food, Herban Legend Mobile Cafe, Hibachi Xpress, Ice Queen Ice Cream, Jay's Italian iIce, King Creole, Kona Ice, Kona Chameleon, La Farm Bakery Food Truck, Liv's Food Truck, Locopops, LoYo On The Go, MaMa Duke's, Manna, Old School Seafood, Only Burger, Orlando's Seafood, Papi Queso Truck, Philly's Cheesesteaks, Red Eye Barbeque, Red Hot and Blue, Sarge's Chef on Wheels, Stoke & Smoke BBQ, Sunset Slush of North Raleigh, Sweet & Savory Express, Sweet Traditions by LeAne, SweetWater Ices, Sympathy for the Deli, Taqueria El Azteca, Tar Heel Creamery, Taste Of Nola, Turkey And, Urban Street Grill, Valentino's Food Truck and Virgil's Jamaica.
Plus there will be a children’s food truck serving Whole Foods fruit cups and Captain Ponchos Taco Truck’s kids’ menu.
Organizer Guy Caprioli said the map will be posted online Wednesday or Thursday so you can develop a food truck game plan.
This is the fourth food truck rodeo on Raleigh’s Fayetteville Street since May. Thousands of people have turned out to eat from the dozens of trucks lining Fayetteville Street.
Unlike Durham, Raleigh has fairly restrictive food truck rules. For example, food trucks can't park on public streets or within 100 feet of a restaurant. Many brick-and-mortar restaurant owners were opposed to loosening those rules. However, the rodeos have swayed some downtown restaurant owners who are seeing an increase in business at their restaurants during the food truck events.