Thousands of people swarmed Ottawa Street in Hamilton last Friday for Sew Hungry 2015. Why you ask? To eat at one of 35 food trucks and a dozen curbside restaurant spots!
Sew Hungry is the brainchild of the Ottawa Street BIA
and a cheeky nod to the neighbourhood’s storied textile industry. Named as one of the “Great Streets in Canada”
by the Canadian Institute of Planners in 2011, Ottawa Street is an antique collector’s mecca and a favourite haunt of designers and stylists.
We had the chance to be there. So, without further ado, here are our highlights!
So many trucks, so little time! Very thankful for these handy signs all along the street!
First stop: five alarm nachos. These babies had chorizo, black beans, jalapenos, cheese, sour cream and a healthy dose of Niagara Habanero hot sauce from Bomberos Nachos!
Lucky for us, we got there before the line up! It was a popular stop come 11:30am.
Food trucks and meat seem synonimous. Which is why we love the Meatventures truck so much!
These adorable little kimchi dogs were made by the team at Black Sheep Snack Bar — on of the many brick and mortar spots participating in the event!
They don’t call it The Big Smoke for nothing! This beast of a smoker acts as a trailer behind the The Southern Smoke Food Truck.
Pulled pork and corn salsa spring rolls anyone? One of our favorites bites of the day from The Dirty South food truck.
There she blows! Thunderin’ Thelma trekked in from Toronto for the day. Smoked meat sandwich anyone?
Determined to get a birds eye view, we crawled through this hatch onto a local roof (let’s not incriminate anyone, shall we?) to take it all in! Don’t worry, no one was harmed in this precarious adventures.
The crowds quickly formed come lunch time! We’re happy we got in before the lines — like this one at Texas Tournado, a taco truck.
That’s a wrap!
Of course, you don’t have to wait that long to get your food truck fix – these mobile gourmands are always on the move. To see when they’ll next be rolling up to a curb near you, find them on Twitter– or follow Ontario Food Trucks!
For a full list of 2015 Sew Hungry Trucks, visit sewhungry.com