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Food trucks, entertainment draw 20,000 to Heritage Square

Apr 1, 2017
Food trucks, entertainment draw 20,000 to Heritage Square

  Heritage Square buzzed Saturday, attracting crowds of locals and visitors for the third annual Texas Food Truck Showdown. “There’s a lot of good people that live here that deserve to have stuff like this, so it’s cool to have people coming to town that want to be here and want to be a part…

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Food truck showdown in Waco

Apr 3, 2016
Food truck showdown in Waco

The Greater Chamber of Commerce hosted the second annual event called, “The Texas Food Truck Showdown.” The event took place Saturday in the heart of downtown, across from the City Hall from 10 – 4. Close to 40 food trucks from all across Texas showcased their signature dishes. People could vote on the People’s Choice…

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Thousands pack downtown Waco for Food Truck Showdown

Apr 2, 2016
Thousands pack downtown Waco for Food Truck Showdown

The Texas Food Truck Showdown returned to Waco on Saturday. The annual event brought almost 40 food trucks and thousands of people from around Texas for a day of food competition. “Waco puts on the best show in the state,” said Dallas food truck owner Thomas Behymer. The day kicked off with a competition with…

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Preparation pays off at second Texas Food Truck Showdown

Apr 2, 2016
Preparation pays off at second Texas Food Truck Showdown

  Organizers and vendors at the second Texas Food Truck Showdown were better prepared this year for the crowds that overwhelmed the inaugural festival last year, Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce officials said. Organizers said this years’s turnout likely would match the estimated 9,000 hungry people that led to confusion and sold-out vendors last year.…

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The Texas Food Truck Showdown

Mar 31, 2015
The Texas Food Truck Showdown

  The Texas Food Truck Showdown held its inaugural event on March 28 in downtown Waco. Put on by the Greater Waco Chamber, with presenting sponsor Legacy Land and Ranches, the event was an overwhelming success. An estimated 15,000 Texans turned out (exceeding the estimated attendance of 5,000) as 35 food trucks from across Texas…

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REVIEW: 1st Texas Food Truck Showdown hit the jackpot

Mar 31, 2015
REVIEW: 1st Texas Food Truck Showdown hit the jackpot

  One of the things I really wanted to do on Saturday was take a minute to look around the food truck event at Heritage Square and appreciate the fact that we could hold something of the kind. I honestly was looking forward to that possibility as soon as the weather forecast showed it was…

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Food Truck Showdown: Serving up wide variety of cuisine in downtown Waco

Mar 26, 2015
Food Truck Showdown: Serving up wide variety of cuisine in downtown Waco

  Nearly three dozen food trucks converge on Waco’s Heritage Square this weekend with some dishes that many Waco foodies may encounter for the first time. How about a burger with doughnuts as buns? A deep-fried, bacon-wrapped hot dog topped with chili? Indo-Chinese and Guam specialties? Korean eel sauce? The less-adventurous shouldn’t worry: There’s plenty…

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