Meet the Trucks – Compliments
It’s been awhile since our last “Meet the Trucks” interview. This week we are dusting off the cobwebs and giving you an inside look at Compliments Food Truck! Compliments would not exist without a young couple’s mutual passion for food. Bobby and Kim, Compliments owners, chefs, and entrepreneurs, met one summer while Bobby was working as a realtor and Kim as a manager of a busy café in Downtown...
We recently saw this delectable Pink Popcorn Balls on Cara’s Cravings, one of our favorite blogs! These were made for the Power of Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Challenge… a creative way to use Pink and raise awareness. To read the full blog post, click here.
The Best Grilled Cheese in Boston…?
There is a lot of great Grilled Cheese in Boston and it is certainly a popular topic of discussion at our office… and always a hot commodity at our festivals! With that in mind, we’re super pumped about the 2nd Annual Battle of the (Grilled Cheese) Sandwich on National Sandwich Day this Saturday. The battle is between two brick and mortar shops, Chez Henri and All Star Sandwich Bar, and Roxy’s...
We can’t wait to put a spin on one of our favorite traditional cookies – the Oreo! There are many variations of Oreo cookies out there, but you’ve never seen one like this before. What we have here are Oreo Cookies & Cream Cupcakes. This recipe, first seen on My Sweet Life, received rave reviews. It is simple to make, and these treats are likely to put a smile on everybody’s faces involved....
National Pasta Day!
It’s National Pasta Day! Who doesn’t love pasta? It tastes great, looks great, and can be made a countless number of ways. Grab a pot, fill it up, and make your favorite pasta dish! For pasta enthusiasts, a noodle is not just a noodle. Here’s some information to distinguish one type from the next… Long stranded Spaghetti is known the world over. Substantial and satisfying, it is the...
Happy National Pumpkin Pie Day! It is no surprise that pumpkin pie gets its own day. Pumpkin pie induces nostalgia for past fall seasons and Thanksgiving feasts. It is cheesecake-like in its consistency, but pumpkin pie is definitely in a league of its own. There’s nothing like it! Cook’s Illustrated claims to have the Best Pumpkin Pie with Homemade Brandied Whipped Cream Recipe. Follow this...
Happy National Dessert Day!
Cake, cake, cake, cake, cake, cake… Rihanna’s song rings true today because it’s National Dessert Day! That’s right. It’s not even your birthday, but you’ll want to indulge today. We’re highlighting a couple of different desserts for your choosing since we know everyone has a different palate when it comes to sweets. We saw these Halloween-appropriate brownies on the Cupcakes and Cashmere Blog! ...
The Framingham Food Truck Festival - What a blast!
A big thank you to the food trucks, foodie corp volunteers, and everyone else for coming out this past Saturday! Set in the midst of Framingham’s Shopping Center, Shoppers World, resided our beloved food trucks, a DJ, sample tastings, and more. We are very grateful to have shared this beautiful Fall Saturday with all of your smiling faces and hopefully by the end of the day, full bellies, on...
Craving of the Week
Apple season is officially here, why not try something new with your peck of apples sitting on your counter top?! This week we’re craving apples recipes as a whole, especially the caramel apple cupcakes shown below! Image courtesy of the Girl Who Ate Everything and the recipe can be found here.
Vegetarian Day was Yesterday!
Today is National Vegetarian Day! Luckily, you do not have to be a vegetarian to celebrate like one. Everyone can enjoy a vegetarian meal such as, Homemade Potato Chips from Compliments Food Truck Crispy Cauliflower from The Dining Car And much more… yum! Want to try some of these delicious meals? Stop by the Framingham Food Truck Festival this Saturday, October 6 and visit our vegetarian...
Compliments Food Truck
We decided to take it healthy and local this week with our weekly craving… and voila, we came across this great photo we have of the Broccoli Salad by the Compliments Food Truck! Operated by a local couple (Allston represent!), these guys serve up a lot of buy-local items and healthy fare, plus a lot of gluten-free and vegetarian options! Haven’t checked them out yet? Fear not… they’ll be at both...
Pumpkin Spice Latte Pancakes mmm...
In honor of National Pancake Day, which was last week, we thought we would share this mouthwatering, fall-inspired pancake recipe found on Healthy Food for Living. The inspiration for this recipe came from Starbucks’ popular Pumpkin Spice Latte. This is a great, and healthy, way to start off your day. These pancakes are only 330 calories per serving and are high in protein and fiber. ...
The Suffolk Downs Festival was a Great Success!
Music, horse races, families, and beautiful weather! We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day for The Suffolk Downs Food Truck Festival this past weekend. Thanks to everyone who came out – this was our biggest festival yet! And for those of you who missed it, our next festival is scheduled for October 6th at Shoppers World in Framingham, MA. The food truck line-up will include Away Cafe,...
What An Amazing Cake...
We saw this beautiful Purple Ombre Sprinkles Cake on Raspberri Cupcakes and just had to share this delectable image! To read the entire blog post and view the recipe, click here!
Taco Roll-Up Recipe
We just love the look of these flavorful and colorful Taco Roll-Ups! What you’ll need: 1 pound lean ground beef 1/2 to 1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix 1/2 cup water 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans 6 (10-inch) flour tortillas 1/2 cup salsa 3/4 cup shredded cheddar, Monterey Jack, or Mexican cheese blend Instructions: Crumble the ground beef into a large skillet and brown...
Look Who's Talking About Our Food Truck Festivals
Meet The Trucks - Chubby Chickpea
What started out as an idea for his father, became Avi Shemtov’s flourishing business. In 2007, when Avi’s father was opening a Middle Eastern restaurant, Avi thought up a logo and the unique name, Chubby Chickpea, to brand the establishment. But when Avi’s father decided to go with his own ideas, Avi reaped the benefits. Managing a real estate office at the time and with no prior restaurant...
Recipe of the Week
Mini Peanut Butter Cheesecakes with Granola Crust! Who doesn’t enjoy the heavenly combination of chocolate and peanut butter, especially in a miniature cheesecake form! The best part is how easy it is to make this delectable treat, it is sure to be crowd pleaser! First you’ll need 6 whole Nature Valley® Oats ‘n Honey Granola Bars 2 tbsp butter, melted 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese,...
Boston Bloggers Share Their Recipes
The end of summer is drawing near which means it’s almost time to say goodbye to all of our favorite summer foods. But before we start enjoying pumpkin and apple-flavored everything, Boston.com has gathered up the best summer recipes from local bloggers. The Lemon Blueberry Trifle looks to die for and we can’t wait to try the Grilled Mexican Tortilla Pizza! Let us know what recipes...
Boston Food Trucks Top Rated Dishes
It’s no secret that Boston have great gourmet food trucks that are full of choice when it comes to the selection of delicious dishes they have to offer. To make your decision easier next time you visit, Bostinno have featured the top rated dishes from our food trucks right here on our doorstep! Below are some of the yummy dishes featured in the article! BBQ Pork Sandwich at Bon Me Click...
Recipe Of The Week!!
Check out our recipe of the week, Cannoli Cream can be served in a variety of ways so why not experiment with your favorite ingredients and make your creation today!! Cannoli Cream Recipe Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour 10 mins Serves: 6+ Cannoli cream is so versatile and packs quite a bit of punch. Serve it in cute little disposable cups for a party or gathering,...
Craving Of The Week!!
Check out our craving of the week!! We think it is a really creative way to make a delicious dessert in minutes!! They would also be a great idea for any food truck menu since they are so quick and easy to prepare!! (Click on image to view recipe)
Happy Shark Week!
Shark Week is here and they are celebrating their 25th anniversary! Check out these deliciously adorable treats in honor of Shark Week. Georgetown Cupcakes’ yummy decorations Learn how to make these from blogger, Bake at 350 Cake Pops from Cake Stix Bloody shark cupcakes from blogger, Cupcakes and Cashmere Happy Shark Week!
Happy National S’mores Day
Today is national S’mores day and what better way to celebrate than have your share of marshmallow goodness. Celebrating the s’more can be a fun way for the family to spend a summers evening. The origins of this famous dessert are not clear but the earliest credit of the s’more trails back to the girl scouts in 1927. We all think of the summer campfires when you think of these delicious desserts...
Kelly is an exceptional intern we’ve had the pleasure of getting to know these past few months. Unfortunately, she’ll be leaving us at the end of the summer to go back to her studies at Boston College. Here is her farewell to Food Truck Festivals of New England. When I began the search for my first internship after completing my second year of college as a Communication major, I...
In the Spirit of the Olympics…
We came across this amazing photo today being used in promotions for the upcoming Sydney International Food Festival and just had to share it! Not only do these plates look delicious, they represent each of these countries fantastically. Enjoy!
Great Blog Post Review on The Charles River Food...
Have a read of this great blog post from Pop.Bop.Shop on her visit to The Charles River Food Truck Festival Festival on July 28th. Click on image below to read full post:
Food Truck Festival Coverage on CBS Boston
Check out the great coverage featured in CBS Boston on The Charles River Food Truck Festival on July 28th! Also have a listen to WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s radio report by clicking on the image below:
Craving Recipe of the Week!!
Have a look at our recipe of the week!! It’s called Grand Marnier Chocolate Volcano Cake which featured in the Examiner last month.. maybe have a go at making these delicious cakes this weekend if your tempted!! Grand Marnier Chocolate Volcano Cake Serves 8 1 lbs. butter 11 oz. bittersweet chocolate 7 oz. sugar 3 whole eggs 3 egg yolks 3 egg whites Vanilla extract to taste ½ tsp...
Craving of the Week!!
Check out our craving of the week!!! Its a Rubix Cube Fruit salad that contains watermelon, kiwi and feta. It is such a creative piece of work that its a shame to eat it but we won’t need much convincing!!
FTFNE Calendar Girls Photo Shoot Coverage!!
Check out this great article and video below featured on Boston.com on our 2013 calendar! Click on image below to read full article: Check out the video below of the Food Truck Festival Of New England Calendar Photo Shoot:
Food Truck Festival This Saturday Gets Mentioned...
Check out this article in About.comon our upcoming festival in Brighton this Saturday!
More Coverage On Our Upcoming Festival This...
Check out this great article on Boston.com on our upcoming festival this Saturday in Brighton! Click on image to read full article:
Worcester Food Truck Festival get a mention in the...
Check out this lovely shout out to us in today’s Worcester Telegram & Gazette! congrats to the whole team! Click on the image to read full article:
More Festival Coverage in Go Local Worcester!
Check out some more coverage of the Worcester Food Truck Festival at Elm Park in the Go Local Worcester: Click on image to read full article:
New England Cable News Video
Check out this video coverage on The Worcester Food Truck Festival at Elm Park on July 14th:
Getting to Know Your Produce: Squash
Ah summer! The season where farmer’s markets are bursting with fruits and veggies of all different colors, sizes, and tastes. It’s the perfect season to try out different food! But staring at a mountain of unidentifiable produce can be intimidating, even for the bravest of us foodies! Luckily for us, Illustrated Bites has created a chart for squashes- the perfect addition for any meal! Not only...
Great Worcester Coverage Out Today!
Check out the following great coverage on our upcoming festival in Worcester this Saturday July 14th at Elm Park!! Click on image to read full article featured in Go Local Worcester: Also check out this great video featured on the Telegram website! Click on image to read full article featured in today’s Telegram!
Join the Sabra Taste Adventure Tour!
This summer, Sabra is embarking on a tour of the US and Canada called the Sabra Taste Adventure Tour. We’re so excited to announce that the Charles River Food Truck Festival in Brighton is going to be one of the stops on their tour! Not only will there be free samples of Sabra hummus, but a full toppings bar and professional chefs demonstrating how you can use hummus in just about any dish!...