Philly: Tennis Event to Serve Food Truck Fare

By Michael Klein |

Jonah Fliegelman, a tennis pro at Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education, has set up a delicious lineup of food trucks and other mobile operators for the AAYTE’s “Taste of Tennis” event Sunday, Oct. 2 at the facility, at 4842 Ridge Ave. in East Falls.

Fliegelman himself is about to hit the road with Pitruco, a wood-fired pizza truck that he’s working on with Nathan Winkler-Rhoades, who just finished defending his Ph.D dissertation in developmental psychology at Harvard, and Food Trust alumnus Eric Hilkowitz.

There also will be appearances by:

See event details here.

As for Pitruco (the name is a mashup of PIzzaTRUCkCOmpany): It will set up this Saturday (Oct. 1) at LOVE Park, followed by a visit to the Night Market in Chinatown on Oct. 6. Thereafter, it will camp out at lunchtime Mondays and Wednesdays at LOVE Park and Tuesdays and Thursdays at Drexel U.