7 Locations for National Eat at a Food Truck Day+20 Food & Drink Events this Week!

7 Locations for National Eat at a Food Truck Day+20 Food & Drink Events this Week!

Friday marks National Eat at a Food Truck Day, and we couldn’t be happier! We have the locations of the 7 participating food trucks & the trick to snagging a free meal! Truck through the week and discover the Top Food & Drink Events!

Monday, June 19

Dinner at the Depot | Depot Park| 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

“Dinner at the Depot” takes place in downtown Kennesaw every Monday evening (weather permitting) May through October. Dinner at the Depot features live music and a variety of food trucks. Grab some food to go or stay to enjoy the music and a picnic in the park.

Market to Italian Table | Bellina Alimentari | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Kenan Hill for a guided tour of the Ponce City Farmer’s Market. Learn how to select fresh, local ingredients and end the tour at Bellina Alimentari to cook and enjoy a family-style spring meal.

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Tuesday, June 20

Butcher for a Day | Pine Street Market | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm 

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a butcher? Curious about the intricate process that brings you the most delicious cured meats? Pine Street Market will show you all of the in’s and out’s of butchering in this experience. Every Tuesday, there is one slot available for a customer to partake in this unique experience!

Brookhaven Food Truck Nights | Blackburn Park | 5:00 pm

Do you love food trucks? Do you love having options? Come have your pick of 12+ food trucks at Brookhaven’s newest park every Wednesday until October.

Smyrna Food Truck Tuesdays | Taylor-Brawner Park | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Check out the Food Trucks every Tuesday until September 27th! Vendors include Blaxican, Happy Belly, King of Pops, Mix’D UP, Yumbii, and Five Finger. Rotating Trucks will feature Deep South Biscuit, Chay Jay’s, Flatbread Bistro, Cousins Maine, Pickle Food Truck, Fry Guy, The Tempted Palate, Grubbin’ Out Taali. This week’s entertainment will be an acoustic soloist, Wesley Cook.

Wednesday, June 21

Paint & Pint | Gate City Brewing Co. | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Paint & Pint is your time to shine. With no experience at all necessary, you’ll paint alongside a talented instructor as she guides you from blank 16X20 canvas to polished masterpiece. Each ticket includes all canvas and paint supplies, a brewery tour, one souvenir tulip glass and six 6oz pours from Gate City Brewing’s eight craft beer taps.

Starmont Wine Dinner | Houck’s Grille | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Houck’s for a 5 course Wine Dinner, featuring a reception at 6:30 with dinner beginning at 7. Start the evening with Lump Crab cake with fresh jalapeno, mango, guava salsa over frisee mesclun blend and end on a sweet note with a Chocolate truffle trio. With plenty of flavours to experience on the journey, it cannot be missed.

5 Course Meet the Winemaker Dinner Feat. Ancient Peaks | Under the Cork Tree | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Winemaker Stuart Cameron joins the five course dinner as a guide. Begin the evening with a Yellowtail Crudo with preserved lemon vinaigrette, chilis, mint, sprouts paired with Ancient Peaks Paso Robles Sauvignon Blanc. Finish the evening with a Caramel Chocolate Tart with espresso ice cream and fresh berries. Blend the flavours with sips of Atlas Peaks Renegade Red Blend.

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Thursday, June 22

Grillin’ & Chillin’ | Emory Point | 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

 Grillin’ & Chillin’ — Emory Point’s signature foodie fundraising series — returns with top Atlanta chefs creating award-winning dishes on Big Green Eggs to give you incredible edibles and a fabulous Thursday evening! Throw in craft beers and signature cocktails from renowned mixologists, not to mention live jazz!

World-Class Wines of Huneeus Vineyards | The Savvy Cellars | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for an unforgettable evening of tasting. The event features Quintessa Illumination Sauvignon Blanc, Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, Faust “The Pact” Cabernet Sauvignon, and more! Each wine rated 90 points and above by multiple professional reviewers!

TableTop Thursday | Battle & Brew | 5:00 pm – 2:00 am

Every Thursday is TableTop Night at Battle & Brew! Bring your friends or make some new ones! Choose from their ever-growing library of games, or bring in your own! The beer and food is not too shabby either.

Friday, June 23

National Eat at a Food Truck Day Locations: Say “Food Truck Friend” when ordering, and your friend’s food is on the house!

  1. A Haute Cookie : This fashionable truck has delicious, freshly-baked cookies on board, both individually and as part of some fantastic ice cream sandwiches.
  2. Not as Famous Cookie CompanyThis cool kind crew is cranking out quite a few cookies, and with this truck, they’re taking their crunchy, chewy, and crazy-tasty baked treats straight to the Atlanta streets!
  3. Philly ConnectionSince 1984, Philly Connection’s been serving Georgia with authentic, quality cheesesteaks. Now, they’re bringing their perfected recipes on board, delivering those hot, cheesy, meaty sandwiches from a food truck roaming in Atlanta.
  4. South of PhillyMmm…sizzling, ooey gooey cheesesteak sandwiches with tender, perfectly seasoned meats and a tasty, Southern-style twist. If you are feeling hungry for one of the yummiest sandwiches on the streets of Atlanta, just look out for this big, red, snazzy truck.
  5. Scoop-itzCreative Creamery on Wheels is ready to serve you! Funky Ice Cream truck with a creative tasteful twist is ready to serve you! We promote ART out of the truck! Canvas art , tie dye, face painting, glitter tattoo & much much more!
  6. Street StixStreet Stix is slamming Greek Culture into American culture, and serving you mash-ups that fuse exotic taste with savvy forms, letting you eat a mountain of flavor on the go, no muss, no fuss.
  7. Bullpen ArepasBased out of Marietta, Bullpen Arepas brings grand-slam flavor into every bite it serves, giving the streets of Atlanta authentic Venezuelan tradition married to American food truck ingenuity. It’s a winning team for any occasion, but chiefly for your own hunger, any time of day.

Food Truck Fridays | Downtown Duluth | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy exotic flavors in a mobile vending setting with amazing cuisine at Duluth’s Fridays-N-Duluth. Food Truck Friday will take place every Friday from 6-9PM, May through September alongside Fridays-N-Duluth. Enjoy a night filled with live music, Food Trucks, entertainment and more!

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Saturday, June 24

Learn to Make Cheese! | CalyRoad Creamery | 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We will teach you how to make a brine aged cheese, Mediterranean style Feta, which incorporates many of the skills that apply to making other cheeses. Leave the class with 1/2-1 lb of Feta & the knowledge to re-create the same cheese in your own home. Of course, we’ll also partake of a cheese feast!

Taste the Vine at Farm Chastain | Savi Provisions | 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

An all organic urban farm, Farm Chastain provides education for those looking to turn their thumbs green. It also creates a beautiful setting to have a lovely wine experience. We will be featuring over 50 different selections of wine & beer from Atlanta distributors and local brewer’s. Also available will be food selections from Savi Provisions and 101 Concepts.

Road House PartySmoke Ring | 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Are you a big fan of the movie Road House? Are you looking for an excuse to dress up like Dalton or Doc? Then join Smoke Ring for some good, ol’ fashioned fun inspired by Road House! Enjoy cocktails and food inspired by the movie, while rocking out to live music by Moon Tower. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network!

Artisan Wine Tasting | The Gifted Ferret | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our Wines are all artisan / boutique wines which simply put means non-mass produced wines. Our wine makers are in it for the love, passion and art of wine making and often have passed their wineries down in their families from generation to generation. These wines will not be found in any grocery or package store and the quality comes shinning through.

Sausage Making Class | Pine Street Market | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come join Rusty & crew for a hands on sausage-making workshop as they explain a variety of grinding, casing and cooking methods. Participants take home two pounds of their own sausage creation. “VIP Class Tickets” include a pound of our signature Applewood Smoked Bacon and one of our T-Shirts.

Sunday, June 25

Smoke A Peach | Smoke Ring | 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Chef & Partner Jordan Wakefield will present an epic day of glorious smoked meats, traditional southern sides and of course, Georgia peaches! Chef Ron Eyester treats you to a day of Georgia peach inspired dishes, along with a vast array of “adult beverages” and live music. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit a local Atlanta charity, Songs for Kids.

Rolling Mat Yoga and Beer! | Second Self Beer Co. | 11:30 am – 4:00 pm 

Stephanie Mitchell will lead us in an all levels beginner class on Sunday, June 25th. The bar will open right after class, at 1:00 PM for celebratory samples! $20 includes yoga, a souvenir pint glass, and some tasty brews after we bend and stretch. We will also offer guided brewery tours throughout the day.

Downtown Decatur Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour | Downtown Decatur Food Tours | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for a fun and engaging walking food tour through one of Georgia’s oldest cities. Over the course of 3 hours you will sample foods from some of Downtown Decatur’s finest restaurants.

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Emma is a content editor for CulinaryLocal and recent graduate of Franklin University Switzerland. A foodie at heart and a traveler by nature, she tries to live by the words of St. Augustine: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”


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