The food truck season is heating up for Chris Remrey. “We’ve got a pretty good reputation with our food. … We have a loyal following of people who follow us all over,” said Mr. Remrey, who runs the Creative Catering Caravan truck in the Clinton, Iowa, area. That loyal following of foodies is helping keep […]
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Here are some locations where food trucks in the region will be in the coming weeks:
- Food trucks will once again be a featured part of the every Friday night Mercado on Fifth marketplace in downtown Moline, which is open this year from May 27 to Sept. 30. Starting this year and beginning the first week in June as many as three food trucks also will take advantage of Mercado’s new Fast Food Lane and serve up lunch every Wednesday, said Anamaria Rocha, executive director of Mercado on Fifth.
- The annual Food Truck Fight is set for noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 18 at a new location at the Isle Parkway, Bettendorf.
- Food trucks will be regular features at the Freight House Farmers Market, Davenport, which opened for the season on Saturday, May 7.
- Clinton has several food trucks parked along the riverfront during the warm weather months, according to the new Grow Clinton organization.
- City of Davenport officials report food trucks will be at the Riverpalooza event at Quinlan Court, 330 Brady St., at 7-9 p.m., Thursday, June 2.
- The “Be Downtown” event is set for 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 4 in the lot at 15th and State streets in downtown Bettendorf. Food trucks will be serving food from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Also, a new Food Truck Park has been established on 44th Street, between 4th and 5th avenues, in Rock Island. Trucks are expected to be at the park on weekends and many weekdays.
- That new Food Truck Park is becoming another popular place for food fans. Chavaras Trice of Rock Island bought the empty lot at the beginning of the year with the goal of establishing a permanent place where truck owners and operators could rent a space to park and do business.