Gay Travel Information – Newport, RI Food Truck Festival – October 20, 2012

Newport Food Truck Festival – October 20, 2012

Announcing Participating Trucks and Menus for the

Newport Food Truck Festival on October 20th

Newport, RI – The Newport Food Truck Festival coming to the Newport Yachting Center on Saturday, October 20th is just days away!  Running from 11am to 4pm, the festival will feature a variety of cuisines from over 20 trucks, plus a beer tent, sampling tables, children’s activities and live music!  Attendees are invited to purchase “taste tickets” to be used like currency at each of the trucks. 10 taste tickets for $13 and 20 for $25 are available for purchase in advance on and at the event. There is no additional admission fee.

Participating trucks include newcomer to the festival scene, Acacia Café of Little Compton. Owned and operated by Dawn Brooks-Rapp, the truck will be serving up soup and sandwiches with an international flavor, everything from a Vietnamese sandwich to Italian combinations and more, all ready to be topped off with a pumpkin bread or carrot cake dessert! Boston staple, Kickass Cupcakes also makes the line-up, serving up over 10 different cupcake varieties from a Cinna Punk vegan cupcake to the Machiatto, Berry Crumbly, and everything in between. Also heading to the Ocean State from their usual Greater Boston perch is the Lobsta Love truck which will be shelling out all things lobster – quesadillas, mac ‘n cheese, bisque, rolls, sliders and even lobster BLTs… plus a classic New England Clam Chowder!


The overall list of participating trucks includes: 

Acacia Café                                        Jerry’s Foods                          Plouf Plouf Gastronomie       

Away Café                                          Joedega                                  The Sweet Truck       

Big Moe’s M&M Ribs                          Kinfolks BBQ                          Tallulah’s

Boston Super Dog                              Kickass Cupcakes                  Trolley Dogs   

Compliments Food Truck                   Lobsta Love                            The Whoo(pie) Wagon

Grilled Cheese Nation                         Munchies Food Truck                                                            

High Tide Gourmet                             Panino Express        

The Newport Yachting Center is located at 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport, RI 02840. This event is sponsored by 94 WHJY and Coast 93.3. The festival will run from 11am-4pm.

For the very latest news on the 2012 Food Truck Festival Season, the most up-to-date list of participating trucks and news on the availability of tickets, follow @foodtruckfestofne on twitter and “like” us on

For public information please call 617-782-7117 or visit

Desiree Sousa


Out & About Travel / Gay Travel Information 

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