Thursday, March 27, 2014

Food (Truck) Fight coming up

April 12 is the "Charlotte Food Fight" at the South End food truck lot. Scheduled to compete: The Tin Kitchen, The Herban Legend, Wingzza, Gourmet Goombahs, Sal's Roadside, Southern Cake Queen, Sticks and Cones, OooWee BBQ, Juan Taco, KO Food Truck, Chef Street Bistro and Chrome Toaster. The event runs 3-7 p.m. and proceeds benefit Charlotte's Relay for Life.

Tickets come in several variations: For $35, you get a meal from each truck and one ticket enabling you to vote in the People's Choice balloting. For $7, you get one meal and one truck and one People's Choice ticket, and for $1 each, you can buy more "votes" to dispense as you please in that People's Choice competition. Tickets are offered online here.

Trucks will compete in categories called Chef's Choice, Mystery Ingredient and People's Choice.