Head downtown today for food trucks, live music

Posted at 7:38 AM, Apr 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-13 07:46:44-04

CINCINNATI -- Food trucks and live music are invading Fountain Square Wednesday afternoon to give the Tri-State a preview of what to expect from Taste of Cincinnati's Food Truck Alley next month.

Eleven trucks will be on Fifth and Vine streets from noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday offering diners a culinary preview of the nation's longest running free culinary arts festival. From May 28 to 30, more than 60 restaurants and food trucks are scheduled to participate in the Downtown event, which organizers expect about 550,000 people to attend.

Food trucks scheduled to participate Wednesday are:

  • Adena’s Beefstroll
  • Best Thing Smokin’
  • Bistro de Mohr
  • Catch-a-Fire Pizza
  • Empanadas Aqui
  • Just Jerks
  • Marty’s Waffles
  • Red Sesame
  • Streetpops
  • Sugar Snap! Sweet Treats
  • Texas Joe’s Tex Mex

Mystery diners at Wednesday's preview event will decide thge Taste of Cincinnati Best of Taste awards, which will be announced April 25.

Find more information at the Taste of Cincinnati website and Facebook page.