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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: Lola Deux

Representing our neighbor on the North Shore, Lola Deux is Covington’s premier gourmet food truck, serving what they call “Louisiana Contemporary Cuisine”. Imagine all kinds of outstanding soups, salads, sandwiches and freshly made daily specials. All made from scratch. Look for things such as the “Cobb”-oose salad (their rift on the classic Cobb Salad), or […]

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Street Fare Derby Spotlight: Geaux Plates

Geaux Plates prides itself on their Bayou Banh Mi. And rightly so! This hybrid Po Boy-Sandwich-Vietnamese Banh Mi, or whatever you want to call it is downright addictive: Lemongrass grilled chicken and boudin dressed with cucumbers, pickled carrots, garlic chili aioli, pickled chilis, and cilantro. Served on a grilled Vietnamese baguette You never know what […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: Fork in the Road

Fork in the Road is easy to spot with their bright red short school bus. Under new ownership, expect to see some menu changes, but rest assured just as tasty as ever!  This truck is always full of tasty surprises – Green Chili Molases Burgers, Pressed Ham and Cheese Melts, Crawfish Etoufee, Sausage Po Boys…the […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: Empanada Intifada

Empanada Intifada is a self-proclaimed Guerrilla Gourmet Food Truck serving up their specialty The Mestizo– traditional empanada meets the traditional Louisiana meat pie. They describe this delectable sounding dish as: Our fusion of the traditional empanada with the traditional meat pie: Argentine Mendoza empanada (ground beef, onions, eggs, potatoes, and olives) meets the gravy and […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: The Big Cheesy

More than your average grilled cheese sandwiches, The Big Cheesy creates some incredibly creative cheesy goodness. From their roaming truck, expect some classics and some surprises such as: Havarti and Bacon on Multi-Grain; Brie, Apple and Honey on Sourdough; Strawberries, Cream Cheese and Nutella on Brioche; and many more! The Big Cheesy sells their tasty […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: BBQ n Some

BBQ n Some says,  when cooked to perfection “Backyard BBQ” and “Old School Soul Food” clashes in your mouth creating a chemical reaction. This condition if unaddressed can often cause an individual to start an illegal Second Line on the streets of New Orleans. Serving up mouth watering BBQ of course, the “Some” part also […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: La Cocinita

A Street Fare Derby Exclusive! This is the first time ever to try, La Cocinita, which literally translates to “The Little Kitchen”. They will be previewing their soon-to-be-open mobile restaurant for the first time at the Street Fare Derby. Set to open in October, La Conchita is making fresh, authentic, gourmet street food from Latin […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: The Burrito Juke Joint

The Burrito Juke Joint is a bit of an enigma due to their roving locations and ever changing menu, but is worth the hunt once you find it. Also known by the name The Burrito Speakeasy, this spiffy truck has been setting up every Friday night on a lot in the Bayou St. John neighborhood […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: Peace, Love & Sno-balls

Peace, Love and Sno-balls is easy to spot driving down Magazine Street through Audubon Park… No, it’s not a real VW van, rather a painted trailer adorned with peace signs, sno-balls and hippies. While appearance is sometimes considered everything, these guys have the quality goods to back it up! “The Blob” is PL+S’ feature icy […]

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Street Fare Derby SPOTLIGHT: Yakamein Lady

Many know her as the Yakamein Lady aka, Linda Green- owner of Miss Linda’s Catering. You may now recognize her as part of the recent Cajun Country episode on Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations. Either way, you get it. She’s the queen of Yakamein and will be serving up her specialty at Street Fare Derby. Yakamein […]

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