Food truck roundup fundraiser set for Thursday night in North Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Lowcountry Weekend) - You can have dinner for a cause Thursday night in North Charleston at the Birthday Bash Food Truck Roundup.

The event, which benefits Neighbors Together, is being held Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., in North Charleston.

Tickets are $50 and include a food voucher, with proceeds helping the mission of Neighbors Together.

“Since 1983, Neighbors Together has provided food, clothing, medical care, sheltering, career guidance, financial assistance legal assistance, and other vital services to our neighbors,” Neighbors Together Executive Director Rev. Kara Stewart said. “We look forward to celebrating 39 years in the community this Thursday!”

The Birthday Bash Food Truck Roundup will include food vouchers, live music with the Tapedecks, raffles and selections from these five food trucks:

  • & Lobster: Lobster quesadillas anyone? Be sure to stop by the & Lobster food truck. Being a chef in New England, Rob learned his skills with a humble but delicious sandwich called the Lobster Roll featuring a few secret ingredients and Maine Lobster.
  • Co Hog: New England-born, Charleston-based, with a penchant for clams, you will love Co Hog. Along with New England Clam Chowder, foodies line up for their Stuffed Quahog, large stuffed clams served with lemon and butter.
  • Fed Up: With entrees like a Mac Bowl, Pig Bowl, and a Hawaiian BBQ that melts in your mouth, Fed Up Food Truck considers themselves eclectic, comfort food because they are not suited to just one type of food. They want to share their version of all the best comfort foods they have encountered.
  • The Pita Stroller: Go Greek! The Pita Stroller is an Authentic Mediterranean food trailer. Serving Gyros, Shawarma, Homemade Falafel, and more. If you are looking for a healthy meal fit for the gods, be sure to stop by The Pita Stroller.
  • Tamashi: On the menu, you will find delicious Japanese/Asian comfort food including Yum-Yum Fries with furikake (seaweed seasoning). Or how about a Volcano Beef Bowl that includes pickled ginger, sesame seeds, rice, shaved cabbage and green onions? Many other choices are available to tantalize your taste buds.

Sponsors of the event include Yarborough Applegate Attorneys at Law, Firefly Distillery, Harbor Financial Group, dpk media solutions, Heritage Landscape Services and GreakTech.

Neighbors Together, formally Tricounty Family Ministries, is committed to bringing a better quality of life to their neighbors through sharing resources, developing relationships and building a sustainable future.

Patrick Phillips

Patrick joined the Live 5 News team in October 2006.