Eats FRI, NOV 30 11:13AM
by Elizabeth Rose
Next food truck round-up Saturday
E’s Kitchen’s monthly food-truck round-up is set to have some new faces.
E’s Kitchen, in its newfound tradition, is hosting the next food truck round-up Saturday in Parc Lafayette.
There will be food truck mainstays, like
Viva La Waffle
Lil’ Chubs Grill
Kona Ice of Acadiana
Pelon’s Mexican Hot Dogs
. In addition, healthy food on wheels will make an appearance with the newly established
A Change of Heart
, as well as Mrz Munchies with
Munchies Lunchbox Express
, which serves stick-to-your-ribs deliciousness. A Baton Rouge truck,
, will also be there with its famed burgers.
Santa Claus will be available during the round-up for photos and visits once the round-up starts at 10 a.m. The trucks will drive away at 2 p.m.
Find E’s Kitchen online
and in Parc Lafayette at 1921 Kaliste Saloom Road.
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in case you missed it
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It's good, it's bad and it's just plain crazy.
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