Special Food Truck Events Hit Manhattan, Brooklyn Streets

By CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several events across the city are paying homage to the mobile eateries that New Yorkers delight in on a daily basis: Food trucks.

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In Midtown, a new truck will temporarily hit the streets, as celebrity chef Joel Robuchon – the French restaurateur with a dozen restaurant locations across the world – is collaborating with an airline to add another kind of transportation to the mix.

The Air France Gourmet Food Truck is serving up free fare from the French Chef, who had previously has worked with the airline to cook up their mid-air meals.

And in Brooklyn, five of the city’s most-loved food trucks are coming together for a food and beer pairing.
Five New York food trucks will park outside the Brooklyn Brewery Wednesday night, where they will each offer one of their popular menu items with a special draft.

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Expect to see establish New York street meat names like Mexicue, Rickshaw Dumpling Bar and Souvlaki Gr, Van Leeuwen and Jenn-N-Outlaws Fish Fry Truck at the event, appropriately called Edible Brooklyn: The Truck Stops Here.

Tickets are $40. For more information, click here.



Locations of the Air France Gourmet Food Truck, in town from Thursday, March 24, 2011 to Monday, March 28, 2011:

Thursday March 24th:
Broadway between 41st and 42nd Streets
Breakfast – 8am-10am
Lunch – 12pm-2pm
Dinner – 4:30pm-6:30pm

Friday March 25th:
Fifth Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets
Breakfast – 7:30am-9:30am
Lunch – 12pm-2pm
Dinner 4:30pm-6:30pm

Saturday March 26th:
Park Avenue and 15th Street
Breakfast – 9am-11am
Lunch – 12pm-2:30pm
Dinner – 4:30pm-6:30pm

Sunday March 27th:
Prince Street and Broadway
Breakfast – 10am-12pm
Lunch – 1pm-3pm
Dinner – 4pm-6pm

Monday March 28th:
Wall Street between William and Hanover Streets
Breakfast – 7:30am-9:30am
Lunch – 12pm-2pm
Dinner 4:30pm-6:30pm