Food Trucks Feast at SummerFest

A list of the trucks expected at SummerFest this weekend.

They’ll be comin’ round the mall, here they come. The food trucks Newark residents are becoming more familiar with are bringing NewPark Street Eats to this weekend’s SummerFest.

Eight gourmet food trucks are expected to be at the outdoor festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. this weekend.

Here’s a list of who they are and what they have to offer hungry  go-ers.


  • BBQ Kalbi is features a Korean fusion menu that includes Kalbi (beef) to Spicy Pollo (chicken) to Kimchi quesadillas. You can even get an unagi (eel) burrito.
  • Follow them @BBQKALBI 

Fiveten Burger

  • Served on custom buns, Fiveten Burger cooks up a variety of burgers and sandwiches. The Oakland-based eatery’s sample menu includes a steak sandwich and a truffle-scented grilled cheese sandwich. You may even be able to get your garlic fries fix on.
  • Follow them @fivetenBurger

Grill Stars

  • American BBQ is the game of this gourmet truck. On Friday’s menu: BBQ tacos, BBQ nachos, half a rack of smoked ribs and more.
  • Folllow them @grillstars

House of Siam on Wheels

  • Specializing in Thai cuisine, this mobile truck’s menu features Thai tacos, Pad Thai, Yellow Curry Chicken over rice and more.
  • Follow them @hosonwheels

That’s Sweet! Dessert Truck

  • Cupcakes – yummy, specialty cupcakes – are the stars of this gourmet truck. Flavors range from Salted Caramel and Maple Bacon to Red Velvet and Chocolate Vanilla.
  • Follow them @ThatsSweetTruck

Tikka Bytes

  • Tikka Bytes is known for serving up Indian street food served in an American way. The menu features rice bowls, burritos and a Naanwich. Other Indian dishes like Tikka Masala and Shahi Korma are also available.
  • Follow them @TikkaBytesTruck

Twisted Chill

  • Love your FroYo? This is the truck for you. For a flat rate, you can fill up a cup with the flavors of your choice – which rotate between eight flavors and can range from Hella Fudge Brownie to mango – and top it off with treats, like granola and Oreo crumbs, of your choice. You can even ask for fresh fruits like strawberries and peaches.
  • Follow them @chilltruck

Whole Bowl

  • This truck specializes in noodle entrees, including Vietnamese noodle soups and vermicelli bowls and Pad Thai. They also have a mean mac-and-cheese dish with a kick.
  • Follow them @WholeBowlTruck
Andy Smith July 10, 2011 at 02:03 PM
Well that's a bummer. Today is July 10th and this happened on the 9th. I would have liked to go to this.
Adelaide Chen July 10, 2011 at 02:51 PM
Andy, it's your lucky day. The food trucks and the Newark Summerfest are going on Sunday as well from 10am-6pm. Sorry the article didn't mention Sunday.


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