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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Brighter Skies And Warmer Temps Return and So, Too, Does Food Truck Thursdays in Niagara Square!

Food Truck Thursday Spring

Buffalo – Mayor Byron W. Brown is pleased to announce the 5th season of Food Truck Thursdays in Niagara Square. This year, 29 participating food trucks will take part in the program.


“Food Truck Thursdays started out with 8 vendors in 2015 and today nearly 30 of Buffalo’s favorite Food Trucks make a stop in Niagara Square during the summer months,” said Mayor Brown. “I thank the members of the Buffa- lo Common Council for supporting this initiative which provides the downtown workforce and residents with alter- native, fun and festive food options.”


Mayor Brown and the Buffalo Common Council launched Food Truck Thursdays in 2015 with 8 participating ven- dors as part of a 3-month pilot program. Last year, 27 vendors with a valid license from the City of Buffalo’s Divi- sion of License participated. Due to the continued success of the program, 29 participating vendors signed on for the 2019 season, and have been assigned a number of Thursdays this year on a rotating basis. Food Truck Thursdays will run each Thursday, from now through September. Funds from the Food Truck Thursday program fee go toward the beautification of Niagara Square.


2019 PARTICIPATING VENDORS INCLUDE:

NAME OF TRUCK                             TYPE OF FOOD

 

Carnivorous                                         Sandwiches/Burgers

Street Café                                           Middle Eastern

Mad Sauces                                          Chicken Wings/French Fries with toppings

Rudy’s Kitchen                                     Mediterranean

Fat Lady’s Cakes and Pies                   Cupcakes

Cheesy Chick                                       Grilled Cheese/Mac and Cheese

Sweet Lisa                                           Pies, Cookies, Cupcakes

Bada Bing                                            Sandwiches/Italian

Sham Halal Food                                 Middle Eastern

The Blend                                            Protein Shakes/Coffee

Thai Me Up                                          Thai

Tomaso’s                                              Sandwiches/Burgers/Sausage

Niagara Café                                        Puerto Rican

Mineo & Sapio                                     Sausage

The Flaming Fish                                 Fish

Dickey’s BBQ                                       BBQ

 

Just Pizza                                             Pizza/Wings/Fingers

Coyote Café                                          Tex Mex (Tacos/Nachos/Burritos)

The Great Aussie Bite                          Burgers/Steak and Chicken Sandwiches

Maria’s Bene Cibo                                Sandwiches/Antipasto/Salad/Italian

Pizza Amore                                         Pizza

Fat Bob’s Smokehouse                         BBQ

Hawaiian BBQ                                      BBQ

Cheesecake Guy                                   Cheesecake

Lloyd Taco                                           Tex Mex (Tacos/Nachos/Salads/Burritos) 

Frank Gourmet Hot   Dogs                   Hot Dogs/Burgers/Fries

Anderson’s                                           Roast Beef/Ice Cream

Souped Up                                           Soup/Sandwiches

Panera Rolling Cannoli                         Gourmet Desserts


With the 2020 U.S. Census less than one year away, Mayor Brown directed the Buffalo Count Us In 2020 Committee to provide information about the census on Food Truck Thursdays throughout the season as part of Buffalo’s local public awareness campaign. You can learn more about Census job and volunteer opportunities by going to www. buffalony.gov.

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