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FTT continues to draw big numbers and lots of trucks.

IMG_0508Who would have thought that the Tuesday evening food truck gig at Larkinville would have been such a hit? Apparently the answer to that question is “Everyone at Larkinville”.

Each week the district attracts more and more visitors, and is always at the forefront of the food truck rage. While the local trucks have been pulling up and selling like crazy, the weekly event has caught the attention of its first out-of-town truck. “We are very excited to welcome a special guest truck (and hopefully it will become a regular) from Rochester, Brick N Motor,” said Director of Fun, Leslie Zemsky. “They will be at Food Truck Tuesdays (FTT) tomorrow night along with all the Buffalo Trucks.  We will also host some entertainment from the Infringement Festival while the Food Trucks are here from 5-8 pm. FTT has really taken off…  around 15 trucks have been coming to serve crowds averaging 1000!”

IMG_0458The people that I have talked to, that are regulars at FTT, love to visit Larkin Square on a day that used to be considered an “off-day”. Chilling on the patios, listening to music, soaking up the evening sun, playing pickle ball and Hula hooping, while having a host of food styles to choose from… well, those are all great reasons to attend the weekly gathering. “Food Truck Tuesdays began with the simple goal of bringing all of Buffalo’s food trucks together,” said Square 1 Sandwiches proprietor Harry Zemsky, who operates out of a converted 1964 Airstream trailer. “The fact that we’ve now expanded to include trucks from the Rochester area, as well as feature live performances from local artists, makes it all the more fun for everyone.”

Photo credit: Michele Goldfarb

Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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