Mt. Airy Announces List of 45 Food Trucks and Restaurants for Street Fare

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Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll (formerly Mt. Airy Night Market) will dish up tasty bites and unique beverages from 45 food trucks, carts and local restaurants on Thursday, September 19, 2013, from 6:00pm to 10:30pm. (Rain date is Thursday, September 26, 2013.)  Additionally, Mt. Airy USA announces a special outdoor simulcast of the Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs, Andy Reid’s homecoming game at which Donovan McNabb’s number will be retired. Other festivities to be stationed along Germantown Avenue, between Sedgwick and W. Mt. Airy Avenue, will include two stages of live entertainment, an artisan craft fair, a fashion truck and a new family activity zone. This annual street food festival, organized by Mt. Airy USA, attracted over 11,000 people last year.  For more information visit, call 215-844-6021, follow @gomtairy on Twitter and like “Go Mt. Airy” on Facebook.

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Street Fare will pair award-winning mobile food vendors with notable local restaurants and bars for a night of street eats, craft brews, handcrafted cocktails and wine. Mt. Airy restaurants and menu items will include:

  • Avenida - Tostadas, margaritas and sangria
  • Earth Bread + Brewery - Craft-brewed beers
  • Herb Scott Catering - Grilled meat and veggie skewers + grilled peaches
  • Jyoti Indian Bistro - Kati rolls, chickpea curry and matar paneer
  • Little Jimmie’s Bakery Café - Brownies, sweet potato cupcakes and cheddar biscuits
  • Mini Trini Food Truck – Doubles - Flat fried bread filled with curried chick peas topped with pumpkin, cucumber and mango kuchela and calypso sauce
  • Trolley Car Diner – Catfish sandwiches, hamburgers and water-ice
  • The Wine Thief Bistro – Cocktails, wine and beer
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Confirmed food truck participants include:

  • Bonjour Creperie - Authentic French crepes
  • Cosmic Café - Homemade vegetarian
  • Cupcake Carnivale - Artisan cupcakes
  • Farm Truck Philly - Eclectic American, locally sourced
  • Festival Food Management - Carnival food favorites
  • Foo truck - Gourmet Asian toasted wraps
  • Gigi's and Big R's - Caribbean Soul food
  • Jimmie's Cupcakes – Gourmet cupcakes
  • Ka'Chi - Korean tacos, sliders + rice balls
  • Lil Pop Shop - Hand-crafted gourmet ice pops
  • Local 215 - Gourmet sandwiches, locally sourced
  • Los Taquitos de Puebla - Tacos al pastor (roast pork taco with pineapple), chicken tacos, vegetables tacos; chicken, mushroom, squash flower and corn quesadillas; assorted jarritos and pina coladas
  • Lucky Old Souls Burgers - Grass-fed burgers, hand-cut fries and milkshakes
  • MacMart - Mac'n cheese made with toppings and mixings
  • Mamma Maria's - Gnocchi + chicken cutlet or sausage sandwiches
  • Momma's Meatballs - Traditional and creative meatballs
  • Mompops  All  natural popsicles
  • Mucho Bueno - Tacos, locally sourced
  • Payne Catering - Roasted corn and carnival food favorites
  • Pitruco - Wood oven pizza
  • Relish - Made to order chicken 'in' waffles (chicken and crispy chicken skins baked directly      inside waffle), mesquite smoked turkey leg, Reuben on rye and gourmet deli sandwiches
  • Samosa Deb - Indian samosas and kabobs
  • Say Cheese - Gourmet grilled cheese
  • Schmear It – New bagel food truck with a social conscience. Customers can design their own spreads to match their taste, dietary interest/need, or mood, or they can select a signature schmear
  • Stella Jeanne's Carnival Concessions - Crab cake sandwiches and sweet potato fries
  • Street Food Philly - Gourmet Global street food
  • Sugar Philly - French macaroons and seasonal desserts
  • Sumpig - Smoked pork and buffalo chicken nachos
  • Surf and Turf - Lobster rolls and flank steak sandwiches
  • Sweet Box Cupcakes - Artisan cupcakes
  • Taco Mondo - Specialty tacos and empanadas
  • The Cow and the Curd - Fried Wisconsin Cheese Curds
  • Weckerleys - Small batch ice cream and sorbet
  • Yumtown - Gourmet sandwiches and tamales
  • Zsa's Gourmet Ice Cream - Seasonal gourmet ice cream, sorbet and ice cream sandwiches

While strolling along historic Germantown Avenue, shop from an artisan fair organized by Renaissance Craftables. Find a stunning new look inside the Smak Parlour Fashion Truck.  Live music offerings will expand this year to two stages filled with sounds from Grammy nominated Sharon Katz & The Peace Train, “Lil Pookie & the Zydeco Sensations”, Lisa Chavous and the Second Line, The GTV’s and The Gin Canaries.


A new family activity zone has been added at Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church, corner of Germantown Avenue and Mt. Pleasant Ave, between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.  A baby care tent will be managed by Pre-School Plus with comfy chairs for nursing, baby changing tables, diaper bags, hand sanitizer, spray bottles with disinfecting spray and lots of paper towels. Mt. Airy-based Kadillac Tattoo will offer specially designed (local-themed) temporary tattoos.  Rhino Chiropractic will present food jewelry making activities. Mt. Airy Presbyterian will host free-form drawing and coloring. Blue Banyan Yoga will offer kids’ yoga activities.  There will also be an open play and hang out area on the grass where families can sit and relax in this safe space.

An outdoor simulcast of Andy Reid’s homecoming game with the Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs will be projected at 7048 Germantown Avenue thanks to Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN) beginning at 8:15 pm. Several restaurants and bars will also feature the game inside.

Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll is presented by Mt. Airy USA, with support from Citi Bank, Penn Medicine Chestnut Hill, TD Bank, East River Bank and others. Media sponsors include Where Magazine, City Paper, Suburban Life Magazine, Philadelphia Life Magazine, and, and Campus Philly. UBER will provide all new users with a $25 ride credit to or from Street Fare (promo code MTAIRYFOOD).

“Street Fare is not only a fabulous street festival, it’s a celebration of the continued revitalization of Germantown Avenue,” said Mt. Airy USA Director of Commercial Revitalization and Business Support Elizabeth Moselle.  “Our local neighbors and businesses are excited to play host for the night to the entire region!”

For additional information about Street Fare and vendor updates, visit, call 215-844-6021, follow @gomtairy on Twitter and like “Go Mt. Airy” on Facebook.


Mt. Airy USA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve, empower, and advance a vibrant and diverse community by stimulating development responsive to Mt. Airy. Go Mt. Airy -- an initiative of Mt. Airy USA -- seeks to promote area businesses and the greater community. For more information about the organization and its initiatives, please call 215-844-6021 or visit


Mt. Airy is SEPTA-accessible with two regional rail lines that connect Mt. Airy to Center City Philadelphia. East Mt. Airy is served by the Chestnut Hill East line (formerly the R7) which runs through East Mt. Airy at the Mount Airy, Sedgwick, Stenton and Washington Lane stations. West Mt. Airy is served by the Chestnut Hill West line (formerly the R8) at the Allen Lane, Carpenter, Upsal and Tulpehocken stations. The neighborhood can also be reached by the H, XH, and 23 bus lines, which connect to the Broad Street Line at the Erie station, and the 18, which connects to the Broad Street Line at the Olney station. On-street and paid parking will be available. Driving directions and parking information is available at