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The 4th Annual Food Truck Pop Up

Dining Out For Life is an annual fundraising event created in Philadelphia to support ActionAIDS. This organization provides medical case management, HIV testing, treatment as prevention, and prevention education; supportive housing; and volunteer services. Dining Out For Life is now produced in 60 cities throughout the United States and Canada. More than 3,000 restaurants donate a portion of their proceeds to the licensed AIDS service agency in their city. On April 14th, close to 200 restaurants in the Delaware Valley & Philadelphia will be donating a third of their proceeds.   From 11 AM- 2 PM on April 14th, Dining Out For Life will host The 4th Annual Food Truck Pop Up. The event starts at 13th & Locust Street, and for the first time, continues all the way to The Avenue of The Arts. A third of sales will help ActionAIDS deliver life changing services to people living with HIV and AIDS throughout the Delaware Valley. Grab your co-workers, fellow students or foodie friends and head on over for an amazing lunch! From 11 AM – 2 PM your favorite trucks will serve delicious meals and is sure to satisfy anyone’s craving. Here is the complete list of what you have to look forward to:  

The Cow and the Curd

The Cow and the Curd is Philadelphia’s newest roaming sensation bringing Philadelphia midwest flavor.

Farm Truck

Features unique taste, seasonal item and local ingredients serving an eclectic mix of contemporary American fare with a gourmet twist. The truck itself a rolling piece of art created by “post visionary” artist, Gabe Felice.

Mac Mart Food Truck

Philadelphia’s First & Only Mac’n Cheese Food Truck & Soon to Be Store Front!

GiGi & Big R Soul/Caribbean Food Truck

Jerk chicken and curry chicken are just some of this truck’s popular features. These 2011 Vendy Cup Winners just enjoy serving the best food to the best people.

I would like to welcome our new baby to the world 😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀

A photo posted by Gigi&bigr Cribbean Soul Food (@gigi_bigr) on

Cupcake Carnivale

A mobile sweet truck that specializes in offering artisan, gourmet cupcakes that will tantalize the Young and “Young at Heart.”

Chef Johnny Bravo’s Surf n Turf

Known for their crab cakes, Jonny Bravo’s serves seafood on wheels.

Crab cake sandwich!! Yumm😋 #philly #phillyartmuseum #phillyfoodtrucks #chefjohnnybravo #worldsbestcrabcake

A photo posted by Chef Johnny Bravo’s Surf&Turf (@chefjohnnybravo) on

Nomad Pizza Philly

This restored 1949 REO Speedwagon truck adds character and ambiance while serving up delicious wood fired brick oven pizzas.

Oink and Moo BBQ

2014 rookies of the year, famous for their Savory American BBQ all over New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Chewys Philly Food Truck

stop by the Bright Orange Truck for a menu will consist of fresh ingredients, unexpected flavor combinations, everything from sweet and tart to zesty and hot.

Mama’s Meatballs

Offering handmade gourmet meatballs.

Mom-Mom’s Polish Food Cart

The best in handmade pierogis
#shepardspie #pierogi Yards Brewing Co. Posted by Mom-Mom’s Polish Food Cart on Saturday, March 19, 2016

Phoebes BBQ

Mouthwatering tastes of Oklahoma style barbeque food. The delicious smells of smoked meats and award winning sides and sauces are bound to arouse everyone’s appetite.

The Tot Cart

If you’re a lover of tots, you’ll love this, tots with gourmet twist!

Surf and Turf Truck

domestic and wild caught food is made to order, bringing the beach to the Philadelphia streets.

Foolish Waffles

Serving award winning sweet and savory waffles in a whimsical way.   Date and Times: Thursday, April 14th, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Location: 1300 Block of Locust Street, Philadelphia Insiders Tip: Be sure to come early and avoid the lines for this tasteful event!   See you there!  
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