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By Kayla Larson
July 28, 2015

Trailer Park Food of Origin: North America

Head to Melbourne’s south for the ultimate food truck battle.
By Kayla Larson
July 28, 2015

Your mouth has never been more important in determining what other people should eat, thanks to The Village who are hosting a Food of Origin series over five weekends in August, showcasing cuisines from different continents.

Each weekend, The Village (formerly the Belgian Beer Garden) will bring together some palate-packing delights from North America, Central & South America, Europe and Asia. Your role? Go famished. Get fuelled up. Then vote for your favourite. The weekly winner will be invited back for the final Trailer Park showcase in the last weekend in August.

For the North American instalment of the series, TOASTA will be taking their homemade sodas and gourmet toasties (think Brussels sprouts and candied walnuts) and going up against the likes of the big orange guy, Mr Burger. Beef, falafel, jalapeno and mayo – whatever your bun of choice may hold – make sure you splurge for the Trucker Chips, which come with bacon, cheese and special sauce.

More in the mood for a soft bread roll? Smokin Barrys has got you covered. They're smoking some mean beef briskets and nailing the slow-cooked salty ribs. Cool down after your feast with a touch of Jay's Yogurt. Their winter menu includes the likes of poached pear on tangerine frozen yogurt. Seriously. These cups are getting the big spoon.

Drink specials (including The Village Moonshine) will also be served in undercover bar, The Arbor.


Want more? Whet those appetites further with these trucks that will be parked and waiting for you over the five weekends:

August 1-2 - North America: Mr Burger, Smokin Barrys, TOASTA, Jay's Yogurt.

August 8-9 - Central & South America: Taco Truck, Iv's Burritos, La Revolucion, Señor Churro.

August 15-16 - Europe: Greek Street Food, Happy Camper Pizza, Jakob's Kitchen - Gourmet Sausages, The Brûlée Cart.

August 22-23 - Asia: White Guy Cooks Thai, Hammer & Tong Food Truck, Nuoc Mama's, Gorilla Grill.

August 29-30 - Best Of: The four chosen weekly winners will come back for the Trailer Park Showcase.

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