Food Truck Festival

A few weekends ago, baby daddy and I went to the first annual Westport Food Truck Festival.  If you know me, you know my love for food… and food trucks!  And yes, the concept has finally caught on in Kansas City many months later than it has in most big cities, but nonetheless, it is here!  πŸ™‚  It was a blistering hot day as are all days these days, but there was plenty of food and entertainment to keep our mind off the heat!

Ready, set, vroom!!

Westport is a great area to eat/drink/play for visitors to KC!

Such cool scenery for the event!

Meatball sandwich with cheeeeeese, yum!

My first Torta Ahogoda, not bad not bad!

More trucks galore.

Smores cupcakes?  YES PLEASE!!

My friend and I are dreaming up of starting our own Asian food truck with dumplings, egg rolls, and shaved ice.  What do you think?  Should we open one up?  Haha… it’s a fun dream but it’lll never happen…

What’s your favorite food truck?  If you were going to start one, what would you start?


  1. July 25, 2011 / 7:55 pm

    so fun!! i really wish that trend would catch on here! it’d be hard to decide on one theme if i were to open one.. maybe crepes?

  2. July 25, 2011 / 8:01 pm

    Oh yes, I knew of your love for food trucks πŸ™‚ I definitely want to try this one day! I need to find a city close to me that has these!

  3. July 25, 2011 / 9:16 pm

    I can’t think of a better kind of festival! OMG!

  4. July 25, 2011 / 9:29 pm

    I havent ever seen a food truck in Utah! I should start one!

  5. July 25, 2011 / 9:31 pm

    And I’m officially hungry.

  6. July 25, 2011 / 10:41 pm

    Food truck festival? I don’t think New Jersey has caught on just yet to the food truck fad πŸ™‚ Sounds yummy though!

  7. July 25, 2011 / 11:17 pm

    Dude, totally starting a cupcake truck. No. Joke.
    This looks like so much fun!

  8. July 26, 2011 / 2:42 am

    I have never eaten from a food truck but I have always wanted to. I totally think you should do this- shaved ice and mini Asian foods to go sounds so perfect!

  9. July 26, 2011 / 6:59 am

    ah! i love food trucks! there were a ton when we visited portland. chicago is starting to have them now but they are hard to find. i love sandwiches and sweet trucks! that smores cupcake looks so good! xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

  10. July 26, 2011 / 9:13 am

    ha ha ha! Love it Sandy! Looks like such a fun event. I would be parked for hours there;)

  11. July 26, 2011 / 9:33 am

    I think a dumpling and egg roll food truck would be great. I would want to start a pierogis food truck.

  12. July 26, 2011 / 2:54 pm

    LOL that you call him Babys daddy.

    Can’t wait to see what you will be having. You must be excited to share the news.

  13. July 26, 2011 / 3:51 pm

    Yuuuuuuuuum! I wish my city did something like this, ha!

  14. July 26, 2011 / 5:30 pm

    it’s finally catching on up here too, but still nit enough trucks to have a festival!! everything looks delish!

  15. July 26, 2011 / 5:41 pm

    Oh man, how did I miss this!?! I’m super jealous over here. YUM–that meatball sandwich looks outstanding! And I’d definitely visit your food truck if you’d visit mine! I think I’d have a Cookies & Ice Cream truck!

  16. July 26, 2011 / 5:45 pm

    ahh, all of that looks so good. i love food trucks! one of my favorites is the wafel truck in NYC, wafel & dinges. sooo good.

    i think i’d sell stir-fried nian gao since it’s something a lot of non-asian people aren’t familiar with and i’m quite sure my mom’s various nian gao recipes are the bomb.

  17. July 26, 2011 / 6:42 pm

    Yum, I love food trucks. My favorite is the korilla – korean food truck – so good. I like the schnitzel truck too. NY has plenty of them.

  18. July 26, 2011 / 7:03 pm

    Hi, Sandy!! I really donΒ΄t know how I got here but I am sure to say I LOVE everything around here!! Your blog is so pleasant and delicate!
    My name is Bela, I am a Brazilian lady.
    Love, Bela Murakami

  19. July 26, 2011 / 8:44 pm

    I’ve always wanted to go to a food truck festival like this one. And so far, my favorite has been the MIHO Gastrotruck in San Diego. It brings all local farm-fresh food to the streets — and that food is PHENOMENAL.

  20. July 26, 2011 / 10:01 pm

    That looks so drool worthy! I keep seeing amazing food trucks everywhere, but not in real life. πŸ™ Haha.

  21. July 28, 2011 / 3:04 pm

    I had no idea this was happening! Wish I had known! Oh, and yes, you should absolutely open your Asian food truck…yum!

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