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Food Trucks Rolling Back into Downtown Detroit Parks

Soul food, barbecue, and seafood at Cadillac Square and Woodward Esplanade

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Downtown Street Eats will feature a variety of food trucks, with new offerings and schedules each week. 
Natalie Stavale / Downtown Detroit Partnership

Food trucks dishing out seafood, barbecue, and soul food will return to downtown Detroit’s parks and public spaces.

Detroit Street Eats kicks off the season on Friday, May 7, with trucks in Cadillac Square and the Woodward Esplanade, eventually expanding to other downtown spaces.

Managed by the Downtown Detroit Partnership, Downtown Street Eats is Michigan’s largest weekly food truck experience. This season, a variety of food trucks will appear 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, with new offerings and schedules each week.

The opening week lineup includes:

Monday, May 10: Detroit’s Original Seafood Truck + Smoke Ring BBQ
Tuesday, May 11: Los Dos Amigos + Smoke Ring BBQ
Wednesday, May 12: Detroit’s Original Seafood Truck + Smoke Ring BBQ
Thursday, May 13: Los Dos Amigos + Smoke Ring BBQ
Friday, May 14: Detroit’s Original Seafood Truck + Smoke Ring BBQ

Food trucks scheduled for the season include Curbside 313, Brass Kitchen, Sonny’s Hamburgers, Impasto, and Little Brother’s Burgers. Joining the lineup are two soul food trucks: Tasty Fixin’s Catering Co. and B.L. Ellis Catering, serving lamb chops, steak bites, chicken wings, candied yams, collard greens, mac ’n’ cheese, and desserts.

For a schedule of food trucks, visit https://downtowndetroitparks.com/events.

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