By Jenny Tucknett | Access Atlanta
Not so long ago, having food trucks travel outside the perimeter was a novelty. Now, it’s commonplace. Here are a few spots to find those street eats in the ‘burbs on a regular basis.
You’ll find Alpharetta’s Food Truck Alley in full swing every Thursday evening. Look for 6-8 trucks each week. Bring your picnic blanket and folding chairs to munch while you listen to live music. 5-9 p.m. Thursdays. Old Roswell Street, Alpharetta.
Every Monday starting this month through the fall, food trucks can be found in downtown Kennesaw’s Dinner at the Depot event. Vendors include Buen Provecho, Happy Belly, Honeysuckle Gelato and Champion Cheesesteaks. 5-8 p.m. Mondays. 2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw
Now taking place at the Harry’s Farmers Market on Powers Ferry, the Marietta Food Truck Rally resumed for the season this week. The new location offers parking solutions and seating options. 5-9 p.m. Mondays. Harry’s Farmers Market 70 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta.
At its monthly Alive After 5 event, Roswell hosts food trucks on the square. This street festival featuring live music takes place every third Thursday from April through October. Last month’s vendors included Wow, Fry Guy, Texas Tacos, Mighty Meatball and King of Pops. 5 p.m. May 16. Roswell square.
For the next few weeks you’ll be able to find food trucks in Sandy Springs. Hosted by the Atlanta Street Food Coalition, this street party features food trucks like Mighty Meatballs, Fry Guy, Mix’d Up and Yum Yum Cupcake. You’ll also find local artwork, live music and beer and wine available for purchase. 5-8 p.m. May 3, 10, 17. Kudzu & Co., 6450 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs.
On the first Friday of each month from May through September, Suwanee will host food trucks including Mac the Cheese Truck, Nana G’s Chicken and Waffles and Pressed for Time. Local high school jazz bands will provide entertainment for the events. 7 p.m. May 3. Town Center Park, Suwanee.