Remember when I went to the Houston Haute Wheels Food Truck Fest back in the fall with the fam? We had a blast despite the rain and ate ourselves silly with amazing creations from the 30+ trucks. Well, friends, it’s time for the Spring Haute Wheels Food Truck Fest! Time to come out and for family fun and a culinary extravaganza..and to win some tickets!
Houston, Texas…Foodies take note. The 4th Annual Haute Wheels, THE Food Truck Festival is set for March 22-23, 2014. Benefitting the Houston Community College Foundation, this 2-day festival will feature more gourmet and fun food trucks than ever! Tickets will once again be limited for each day.
Join fellow foodies seeking the latest food truck culinary experiences and flavors as they sample 35+ delicious food trucks all in one convenient location. Nowhere else can food truck fans experience this many trucks under one roof. To-date, Haute Wheels 2014 participating trucks include: Angie’s Cake, Coreanos, Chi’lantro BBQ, Chocolat d’arte, Good Dog Hot Dog, Flip ‘n Patties, Fork in the Road, Fraiche, Frosted Betty, Golden Grill, Happy Endings, H-town StrEats, It’s a Wrap, Koagie Hots, Kona Ice, Kurbside Eatz, LadyBird, Monster PBJ, Muiishi Makirritos, Nom Mi, Pocket to Me, Porch Swing Desserts, Soul Cat Cuisine, St. John’s Fire, The Waffle Bus, The Pink Box, The Lunch Bag, Tila’s Taco Truck, Zeapod Cakery, and Snow Cream Man—an original 1961 ice cream truck. Newcomers include: The DETOX Truck, Les Ba’get and Mr. Sizzle’s Curbside. More trucks are added daily, so be sure to check the website.
Grab a group of hungry friends and plan your outing in advance. The best strategy is to eat family style with dishes from a variety of trucks. Most trucks will also serve a sample portion and streamline their menus so Haute Wheels patrons can sample a variety of food. A wide variety of foods including gluten-free and vegan menus are offered. Where else can you choose from gourmet hot dogs and burgers, mac n’ cheese balls; Korean BBQ tacos, Kimchi quesadillas, Creole cuisine, gourmet egg rolls, and more in one location? For those with a sweet tooth, expect lots of yummy cupcakes, fresh mini pies, hand-spun milkshakes and homemade chocolate truffles.
Haute Wheels takes place on the HCC Southwest West Loop Campus, 5601 West Loop South. Hours are 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 22 and 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 23. Tickets are $16 for adults, which include $5 worth of drink concession tickets, music and $1 donation to the HCC Foundation. Children 12 and under are free. Purchase tickets online and find a complete list of food trucks and entertainment at www.hautewheelshouston.com. But, get truckin’ because tickets are limited.
I’m giving away 2 sets of 4 tickets (one set for each day) for 2 winners to go sample all the deliciousness Haute Wheels has to offer!