The pair shared some red beans and rice from newcomer Cajun Tailgators and said the food was great and the town was even better.
“We kind of got lost finding the place but we got hooked up by some great folks across the street [at the First Monday Trade Grounds],” Green said. “Nice place ya’ll have here.”
Mike Hernandez, of 2 Outlaws, had a number of items, including burgers with honey dijon mustard inside and some special secret seasonings along with turkey legs, baby back ribs, corn and some “smoking guns,” consisting of jalapenos stuffed with three types of cheese and either brisket or sausage, and then grilled.
While there were old favorites at the festivities, such as Slush Works and Good Karma, there were some newcomers, such as Gastro Bomber, which wasn’t even in existence during the last event in September.
“Chief cook and bottle washer” Robert Robbins said he started the truck eight months ago after a downturn in the construction business forced him to try something else. He said he’s working more hours now but enjoys getting out with the public and serving pub-style food with his wife Mindy and son Aaron.
Albertson’s Store Director Larry Lewis said things were going smoothly and he was looking forward to another great event.
“I was wondering if we were going to have enough room for everyone, but we got them in,” Lewis said.