DC and Baltimore Food Trucks to Square Off in Westport

| June 5, 2012 | 1 Comments

A Taste of Two Cities, A Culinary Battle
— Event to Showcase Baltimore and DC Food Truck Cuisine —

BALTIMORE – June 6, 2012 – The Maryland Mobile Food Vendors Association will host “A Taste of Two Cities,” a food truck rally featuring 20 food trucks from Baltimore and 20 food trucks from Washington, D.C. “A Taste of Two Cities’ showcases, on a regional level, our nation’s incredible food truck industry that is creating jobs and providing cities, that embrace food trucks, opportunities for economic growth,” said Chef Ruddell-Tabisola, Executive Director of the DC Food Trucks Association.  “The event also celebrates one of our chief values and hallmarks of the food truck industry — community — with a little friendly competition.”

The event will be held on Saturday, June 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. in South Baltimore at Westport Waterfront , less than 10 minutes from Federal Hill.

“A Taste of Two Cities” will feature food and drinks from the top food trucks in the region in addition to live entertainment from local bands.

To determine which city can lay claim to being the best, the 20 Baltimore food trucks will face off against 20 DC food trucks. Local celebrity judges as well as event goers will help to determine the winner.

“This event will determine once and for all whether our nation’s capital or the city that successfully defended it two hundred years ago has bragging rights as the best mobile gastronomic offerings,” commented event organizer, Damian Bohager. “With the increased popularity and interest in food truck Gatherings, we are hoping “A Taste of Two Cities” will become an annual affair.”

Directions to the event can be found at www.westportwaterfront.com. Additionally, Westport Waterfront is accessible via Baltimore’s Light Rail system by exiting at the Westport Station stop (south of the Hamburg Street stop which serves M&T Bank Stadium).

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