Jun 252013

A festival-goer dances in the street in front of Dat Dog during the 2012 Freret Street Festival. (UptownMessenger.com file photo by Robert Morris)

Empanadas, tamales and falafel will all be on the menu Wednesday evening on Freret Street, when Dat Dog hosts an inaugural food-truck festival for the corridor.

For details, see the news release below:

Dat Dog to Host First Food Truck Fest on Freret Street

Enjoy a variety of food trucks, drink specials and live music on Wednesday, June 26th

WHAT: My House NOLA is partnering with Dat Dog to hold the first Freret Street food truck fest featuring a variety of food truck vendors, drink specials courtesy of Dat Dog and live music for the greater New Orleans community.

My House NOLA has been putting on successful food truck festivals throughout the city and is excited to bring the food truck excitement to Freret Street.

The Freret St. Dat Dog is open Monday -Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, please visit the Dat Dog website or Dat Dog Facebook page.

WHO: Food Trucks including: La Cocinita, Empanada Intifada, Mammita’s Hot Tamales, The Fat Falafel and Food Drunk among others

WHEN: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Dat Dog Nola
5030 Freret St.
New Orleans, LA
P: (504) 899-6883

WHY: Having grown in fanfare and size since it was founded in 2011, Dat Dog was named by Zagat to the Top Ten list of “Franks Worth Traveling For” in the United States. Dat Dog currently has two locations in New Orleans at 5030 Freret Street and 3336 Magazine Street, with a third location at 601 Frenchmen Street being planned to o open within the year.

My House NOLA creates innovative eating experiences for diners throughout New Orleans, empowers creative culinary entrepreneurs and works to promote community through innovative events.

  2 Responses to “Freret Street to host food truck festival Wednesday at Dat Dog”

  1. Good god- another reason to eat Freretian…
    before heading to Gasa or Mojo.
    Best from 5110 Freret,
    p.s. not the best time of year to share, but look up while you are here- those anemometers and weather stations above 5110 post live weather conditions at-
    go to http://www.wunderground.com/weatherstation/WXDailyHistory.asp?ID=KLANEWOR33&day=26&month=06&year=2013

  2. Thanks for reporting on this–I know where I will be dining tonight!

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