HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Macy Chapman, the Director of Communications and Branding for Downtown Huntsville, Inc., stopped by our studio to talk about two exciting events coming to downtown Huntsville.
Street food season kicks off April 18 an AM Booth Lumberyard from 6 - 9 p.m. There will be lots of food and fun with food trucks and live music. The event if free for all to attend.
Sixteen food trucks will set up in the parking lot and inside the downtown venue, where there will also be live music, including Rocket City Jazz Orchestra, Big Spring Jazz Band and Rocket City Latin Band.
Here's a list of vendors and menus:
Badd Newz BBQ - Pulled Pork Sandwich ($5), Smoked Pulled Turkey Sandwiches ($5), Hamburgers ($4), Cheeseburgers ($4).
Bigfoot's Little Donuts - Four types of made-to-order mini-cake donuts): Cinnamon & Sugar ($3 per dozen), Honey & Graham Cracker ($3 per dozen), Powdered Sugar ($3 per dozen), a to-be-determined Gourmet Option ($3 per half-dozen):
Brain Freeze Mobile IceCream- Variety of Blue Bunny brand products including Ice Cream Sandwiches, Whole Fruit Bars, Big Dippers ($1.50 - $3.00).
Crave Heat- Molé Tacos ($8 for two), Carne Asada Fries ($6), Fish Tacos ($7 for 2), Chicken Burrito ($8).
Dallas Mill Deli- Chicken Salad Sandwich ($5.25), Hamburger ($5), Club Sandwich ($6.50), Strawberry Pretzel Salad ($3.75).
Earth and Stone- Event Specialty Pizza, BBQuelicious ($6 for half of 10-inch pizza), Greene Street Pizza with mozzarella provolone blend, fresh baby spinach, baby Portobella mushrooms, red onion, red bell pepper, Kalamata olives ($6 for half of 10-inch pizza), Smoked Pork Loin Sliders ($8 for two sliders and one side), Veggie Lover's Tortilla Melt ($8 with side of hummus), BBQ Nachos ($8)
Food Fighters Bustaurant- Smoked Brisket Tacos ($7 for two), Big Country Loaded Brisket Fries with barbecue brisket, brown gravy, cheddar cheese ($7).
I Love Bacon- Grilled Bacon Mac, a sandwich on sourdough filled with mac-and-cheese, bacon and cheddar ($7.99), The Elvis, grilled bacon, banana, and peanut butter on sourdough ($6.99), Major Lazer, lettuce wraps with coconut rice, black beans, Jamaican jerk-marinated and double smoked bacon, cilantro and pineapple sauce ($7.25). Pork Belly Cantina Tacos with braised pork belly, cilantro, fresh citrus slaw and sriracha sour cream ($8.49).
Neon Lilly- Siberian Pelmeni Plate, dumplings stuffed with ground pork and beef, with spicy sauce, fresh herbs ($7.75), Polish Golabki Plate, cabbage rolls abundantly stuffed with ground turkey and beef and rice, with tomato sauce ($6.50), Kielbasa, house-made pork sausage on a hoagie with choice of three toppings, two sauces ($6.75).
On-On Tacos- Your choice of smoked chicken, pulled pork, chili butter shrimp, or house made chorizoon Tacos ($7 for two) and Nachos ($7).
Peppered Pig- Chicken Wings with sriracha aioli, smoked pepper tomato sauce, blue cheese celery slaw ($10), choice of Cherrywood Smoked Pork Loin or Marinated Seared Mahi, with chimichurri, jasmine rice, toasted naan bread, tzatziki sauce and tomato cucumber salad ($15).
Piper & Leaf Artisan Tea Co.- Locally blended iced tea by the quart in hand painted mason jars ($8, refills $4), and teas flavors with include Front Porch Special, with spearmint, jasmine, and Earl Grey, a "caffeine free fruity tea" and a "surprise flavor."
Rocket Dogs- Hot Dog, 100 percent beef ($3), White Hot, pork and veal ($4), Chili Cheese Dog ($4), Veggie Dog ,tofu ($4), available condiments include 11 locally and regionally produced slaws, relishes and other toppings.
Rocket City Expresso- Espresso, Cappuccino, Lattes, available in mocha, caramel, vanilla, etc. (Up to $3.50, will blend and ice any drink for 25 cents extra) Blended Frapps, available in mocha, caramel, vanilla, white chocolate mocha, etc. ($3.75). Variety of teas ($1.50), Fruit Smoothies ($3.75).
Rollin Lobstah- Connecticut Lobstah Roll, warm fresh lobster tossed in melted butter, seasoning, toasted bun special seasoning ($11 with chips), Maine Lobstah Roll cool fresh lobster, lemon mayo, seasoning, toasted bun ($11 with chips), Mac & Cheese Bacon Lobstah Bites, fried ($7 for four).
Sugar Belle Cupcakes- Red Velvet with cream cheese frosting, Mint Julep, Chocolate Salted Caramel and Chocolate Stout ($3 per cupcake, $5 for two).
Cinco de Mayo in Downtown Huntsville will be celebrated in downtown Huntsville May 5 from 5 - 10 p.m. The cost is free for everyone to attend. There will be a Huntsville celebrity margarita mixing contest, Piñatas, and Crave Heat will be parked in the Washington Street Alley.