Baltimore got the bragging rights—and the Mayor’s Cup—in Saturday’s “Taste of Two Cities,” pitting our city's food trucks against DC’s trucks. It was a great event at the Westport Waterfront, and I can’t wait for next year.
But if you missed it, a local Gathering of food trucks will take place on Friday from 5-10 p.m at McHenry Row in Locust Point. Check out the Gathering’s Facebook page for details.
Back to Saturday: The weather was glorious for the chow down, though as the afternoon wore on, diners took to the central tent, pictured, for welcome shade and to sit down at commnal tables.
The most difficult part of the whole day was deciding what to eat. I was happy to see that Souper Freak took the Baltimore People’s Choice award.
I sampled their British Bloody Mary soup with horseradish cream and the Japanese edamame vichyssoise. Both were chilled and delicious.
The first-place winner of the competition was Baltimore’s Gypsy Queen Cafe, bringing home the trophy. It had long lines, so I didn’t get a chance to stop by. But I’ve had their great food before. Anything with bacon “bling” has to be good.
Other winners: No. 2, DC’s Red Hook Lobster (their Maine lobster roll was really good), and No. 3., Baltimore’s Miss Shirley’s.
Visit Baltimore magazine’s Facebook page to see fun photos from the day.
Photo by me