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Boulevardia festival will feature 11 food trucks

The Moose Truck will be at Boulevardia this weekend. The truck’s menu changes often: Recent offerings have included fried Twinkies, Mexican tamales and Philly cheese steaks.
The Moose Truck will be at Boulevardia this weekend. The truck’s menu changes often: Recent offerings have included fried Twinkies, Mexican tamales and Philly cheese steaks. File photos

Heading to Boulevardia this weekend? You’ll need grub to go with all that Boulevard beer. Here are 11 food trucks that will be parked at the West Bottoms street festival.

The Moose Truck: This truck from KC Hopps has a menu that changes with every event. Expect anything from all-American corn dogs and Philly cheesesteaks to barbecue burnt ends, Mexican tamales and small plates such as Moroccan-spiced lamb meatballs. On Twitter: @MooseTruck.

Wilma’s Real Good Food: Comfort food with a twist is the specialty at Wilma’s Real Good Food. Recent menu items have included meatloaf sliders, bourbon-pecan pulled pork sandwiches and lobster croquettes. On Twitter: @wilmasgoodfood.

Scimeca’s Italian Sausage: Scimeca’s is known for its fennel-flecked Italian sausage, served on pillow-y buns with grilled onions and peppers. The Kansas City company has been in the sausage business since 1935.

Poppin Joe’s Gourmet Kettle Korn: Follow your nose to Poppin Joe’s Gourmet Kettle Korn, which serves five flavors of the sweet-and-salty snack: original, cinnamon, cheese, caramel and white cheddar. On Twitter: @PoppinJoes.

Taco Republic Truck: Street tacos made with soft white corn tortillas are served by this food truck from Taco Republic in Kansas City, Kan. Try the cochinita pibil tacos, stuffed with roasted marinated pork, pickled onions and tostones, or fried plantain slices. Taco Republic Truck also serves chips with salsa, guacamole or cheese dip. On Twitter: @TacoRepubTruck.

Street Wings KC: Whether you like your chicken wings hot or mild, spicy or sweet, Street Wings KC has you covered. The food truck also serves experimental menu items such as Buffalo tater tots and chorizostuffed wings. On Twitter: @StreetWingsKC.

Boyer’s Artisan Meatballs: This food tent makes 50 types of meatballs, from mozzarella-stuffed Italian to Thai chicken peanut and KC-style barbecue. Boyer’s has also been known to serve fried meatballs on a stick and meat-free Caribbean and falafel balls. On Twitter: @BoyersMeatballs.

Plantain District: This Cuban food truck is known for Cuban sandwiches topped with house-made pickles, Cuban chili dogs and barbecue sliders. On Twitter: @PlantainDistKC.

Pie Hole: Stuff your pie hole with Australian meat pies at Pie Hole. The handheld, flaky pastries are filled with a variety of meats and vegetables. Try the Swagger Daddy, stuffed with steak, mushrooms, onions and gravy. On Twitter: @PieHoleKC.

Iggy’s GreenGo: This new food truck from the Salty Iguana Mexican Restaurant serves cheese dip, street tacos and other Mexican-inspired snacks such as carne asada fries. On Twitter: @IggysGreenGo.

Jerusalem Cafe: This food truck serves some of the same food you can order from the Westport restaurant with the same name. The menu features gyros, schwarma, kebabs, falafel and hummus. On Twitter: @Jerusalem_Cafe.

Contact Sarah Gish via email at sgish@kcstar.com or on Twitter @sarah_gish.

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