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Food Trucks Feed Hungry Movie Goers During This Year’s Philadelphia Film Festival

Feed your film craving and hungry stomach alike at the 2012 Philadelphia Film Festival, running now through October 28 with a daily lineup of food trucks stationed on Front Street between Chestnut and Walnut. (Photo by M. Edlow for GPTMC)

The Philadelphia Film Festival is the city’s annual curator of great films and cinematography.

But who would have guessed it’s also a collector of great food trucks?

This week and this week only, film festival attendees will be graced with the presence of some of Philadelphia’s favorite food trucks — Call Me Cupcake, Yumtown USA and Vernalicious, to name a few.

Hungry guests can find the trucks parked on Front Street between Chestnut and Walnut Streets, close to both the Ritz East and Ritz at the Bourse movie theaters, in Old City all day and night. It’s the perfect way to satisfy your movie munchies.

Below is the complete schedule of which food trucks will be nearby and when.

Tuesday, October 23

Call Me Cupcake: noon-10 p.m.
Yumtown USA: 10 a.m-noon
Birds of Paradise: noon-10 p.m.
Joe Spuds: noon-10 p.m.

Wednesday, October 24

Call Me Cupcake: noon-10 p.m.
Joe Spuds: noon-10 p.m.
Vernalicious: noon-10 p.m.
Birds of Paradise: noon-10 p.m.

Thursday, October 25

Call Me Cupcake: noon-10 p.m.
Yumtown USA: noon-10 p.m.
Delicias Food Truck: noon-10 p.m.
Vernalicious: noon-10 p.m.

Friday, October 26

Call Me Cupcake: noon-10 p.m.
Yumtown USA: noon-10 p.m.
The Tamale Cart: 4-10 p.m.
Birds of Paradise: noon-10 p.m.

Saturday, October 27

The Tamale Cart: noon-10 p.m.
Sugar Truck Philly: noon-10 p.m.
The Mini Trini: noon-10 p.m.

Sunday, October 28

Dia Doce: noon-10 p.m.
The Mini Trini: noon-10 p.m.
Nomad Pizza: noon-10 p.m.
Joe Spuds: noon-10 p.m.

Note that scheduled trucks and times are subject to change, so be sure to check with each on Facebook or Twitter before heading over.

Food Trucks at The Philadelphia Film Festival
When: Now-Sunday, October 28
Where: Front Street between Chestnut and Walnut Streets
Cost: Pay as you go
More info: www.filmadelphia.org

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