Mobile Chowdown V Re-Cap

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DJ Riz spins the beats--the live music at Mobile Chowdown V was a big hit!

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Nutter Butter cookie from Street Treats

Last Friday, I joined the throngs that made it out to Mobile Chowdown V (sponsored by Seattle Magazine) for street eats, live music, and frosty glasses of Pyramid beer. The gates were open at 5pm, and it didn’t take long for Qwest Field to fill up with groups of friends sharing bites of Marination Mobile’s kimchi fried rice, Kaosamai Thai’s pad thai, Kobe beef sliders from Bistro Box, and pulled pork sandwiches from Maximus Minimus.

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Big Al's Gourmet sausages

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Hot Cakes sold delicious hand pies and chocolate cakes

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awesome toppings bar from Hot Cakes includes salted caramel and gingersnap crumbs!

I’ll have to admit the first thing I snagged at Mobile Chowdown was dessert—Diane from Street Treats was kind enough to hand over my favorite cookie from this dessert truck (the Nutter Butter) when she saw me trying to decide where to line up first. The thick, chewy peanut butter sandwich cookie was the perfect portable snack while I waited for a messy pork po’boy from Where Ya At Matt. Accented with Granny Smth Apple slaw, and grilled onions, this was one sandwich big enough to share.

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Hi Skillet Street Food!
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Red Velvet and Lavender cupcakes from Cupcake Royale: "Does a Booty Good!"

I've long been a fan of the chocolate cupcake with salted caramel frosting from Cupcake Royale, but on Friday, I had a purple-hued lavender cupcakes. Yum!

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I swear I was not drinking on the job. But we did have a beer garden at Chowdown to wash down all that delicious food!
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Happy eaters!
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BUNS on Wheels customer shows us the (grass-fed, Thundering Hooves) beef

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one of the most popular vendors at Mobile Chowdown: Maximus Minimus' pulled pork mobile!
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Pioneer Hot Dogs serves up a classic hangover cure: the Seattle dog with cream cheese and onions

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Bistro Box's Kobe mini sliders were one of the most popular items at Mobile Chowdown V

Since my favorite food truck (Hallava Falafel) pulled out at the last minute, I opted instead of a Kobe beef slider from Bistro Box. This new-to-me food truck consistently had one of the longest lines at Mobile Chowdown, and almost everyone was walking away with these cute mini burgers. Not only were they tasty, but their petite size left a little more stomach room for a couple more hours of food sampling.

Mobile Chowdown V was the perfect way to end the work week. If you missed the event

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