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Saturday Breakfast at Atherton

Hello!

Below is the breakfast menu for tomorrow as promised. We will be at the Atherton Market from 8:30am-12:30pm. Later that day, starting at 4:30pm we will be serving dinner at the Romare Bearden Park for their music in the park series. Come and join us and grab a front row spot to music in the queen city!!

 Breakfast at Atherton Market

 Lemon and Ricotta Pancakes $7

With House Made Strawberry Syrup

 Roots Hash $7

Roasted Root Veggies with a Free Range Fried Egg and topped with Tomato Gravy

 Roasted Veggie Fritatta $7

With 4 blend Cheese Blend, Fresh Herbs and Tomato Gravy

 Biscuits and Gravy

(Vegetarian)

 Bagel with Peach Cream Cheese

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Lunch at Atherton Market

Happy Friday!

Keep your eye on our Facebook and Twitter page on Monday as we have an announcement about Taco Day Wednesdays that I think you will really like! It includes everyone J

Today the Roots’ truck will be serving lunch at Atherton Farmer’s Market from 11:30am-1:30pm. Tomorrow we will be back for breakfast and will post the menu on the website and Facebook this afternoon so you can see what’s in store. Don’t forget that tomorrow night is the music in the park at Romare Bearden. The show starts at 5:30pm but we will arrive at 4:30pm to setup and start serving.

 Friday Lunch at Atherton Market

 Free Range Chicken Hoagie $7

With Romesco and Southern Slaw

 Pulled Pork Sandwich $7

With Sweet Poached Peach BBQ Sauce and Fresh Greens

 Veggie Burger $7

With Fresh Greens, Blueberry Remoulade and Crispy Fried Onions

 Sides

Pasta Salad $2

Heirloom Tomato Salad $2

Gazpacho $2

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Thursdays, July 24th Menu

Good Morning,

Today we are serving lunch at 3rd & Tryon from 11:30am-1:30pm. This weekend you can find us at Atherton Market tomorrow for lunch and then on Saturday for breakfast. We will also be at the Romare Bearden Park in Saturday evening from 5pm-7pm for their music in the park series. It looks like the weather is going to be nice so feel free to bring a blanket or some lawn chairs, grab some dinner and relax under the lights of the city. We will be updating out cooking class schedule this week to include more August and September classes. We have one class left this month, which is held next Tuesday from 6:30pm-8:30pm. In the class we will go over Heirloom veggies, proper cooking techniques and knife skills and create some awesome dishes to take home with you. You can find a full list of cooking classes on our website. We’ll see you all soon for lunch!

 Thursday’s Menu

 2 for $7 or 3 for $10

 Kielbasa Slider

Polish Kielbasa, Sautéed Peppers and Onions and Whole Grain Mustard on Nova’s Hoagie Roll

 Spicy Fried Chicken Slider

Poultry Junction’s breaded and lightly fried Free Range Chicken topped with Blueberry Remoulade

 Shrimp Roll

NC Coastal Shrimp, Crunchy Celery, Onions and topped with Parsley Aioli on a Nova’s Hoagie Roll

 Black Bean Slider

Roasted Vegetable and Black bean slider with Ginger Carrot Salad and Herbed Aioli

 Sides

Watermelon Ginger Gazpacho

 Summer Cous Cous $2

With Sliced Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Red Peppers, Red Onions and topped with Fresh Cilantro

 Baja Pasta Salad $2

With Black Beans, Sweet Corn and Heirloom Tomatoes

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Sunny Skies for Taco Day!

Good Morning,

It cleared up just in time for Taco Day today!! We will be out at 3rd & Tryon from 11:30am-1:30pm. It’s been a little while since we’ve run the spicy chorizo taco and the combination of the cool heirloom tomato salsa balances out the flavors really well. Tomorrow we will be back at 3rd & Tryon for lunch and then at Atherton Market for lunch on Friday and breakfast on Saturday.  This Saturday starting at 5pm in Romare Bearden Park is the next segment of the summer music series. We will be serving dinner until 7pm that evening so if you are in the area stop by and listen to some great music, grab some dinner and a King of Pops bar for dessert!!

 Wednesday Taco Day

 2 for $7 or 3 for $10

 Free Range Chicken Taco

Grilled Romesco Chicken topped with Fire Roasted Summer Vegetables and Organic Greens

 Summer Shrimp Taco

Citrus Poached Shrimp topped with Sugar Baby and Sprite Melon Crudo

 Spicy Chorizo Taco

Spicy Chorizo topped with Barbee Farm’s Sweet Corn and Heirloom Tomato Salsa

 Patatas Bravas Taco

Crispy Sweet Potatoes and Potatoes topped with Fried Onions and Roasted Tomato Aioli

 Sides

 Spanish Sofrito Rice

Long grain rice cooked with roasted tomatoes, garlic and bell pepper

 Provencial Pasta Salad

Roasted Summer Vegetables, Fusilli Pasta, and Garlic Herb Vinaigrette

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Breakfast at Mountain Khakis

Good Morning,

Today we are serving breakfast at the Mountain Khaki’s warehouse sale. We will be here from 7:30am-12:00pm. From there we are heading to Barnstock. We will be serving dinner from 4pm-10pm. The event is BYOB and we have created the menu to pair perfectly with a cold brew. We hope you have a great weekend!

Mountain Khakis Breakfast Menu

 Frittata $7.00

Bacon, Free Range Eggs, Roasted Veggies and Caramelized Onions with Siracha Garlic Aioli and chopped Herbs

 Roots Hash $7.00

Roasted Baby Red Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onions, and a Herbed Aioli

Add Sausage $2

 Breakfast Burrito $7.00

Breakfast Sausage, Scrambled Egg, Sautéed Peppers and Onions and 4 Blended Cheese

 Fruit Cups $3

Barnstock Menu

 Windy Hill Farms Kielbasa

with Roasted Local Sweet Peppers and Grilled Onions

 Free Range Chicken Tacos

topped with Local Sweet Corn Salsa

 Heirloom Tomato Sandwich

with Black Pepper Aioli and Basil

 Roots Famous Veggie Burgers

with Black Beans and Tomato Coulis

 Sides

 Summer Pasta Salad

 Watermelon Salad

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Rural Hill Rally Tonight

We’re about to pull out of the kitchen and head to the Rural Hill Rally tonight. It starts at 5:30pm and goes until 9:30pm. There is a full menu in store and with the cooler weather, live music and local brews you can’t beat it.

Rural Hill Menu

 Free Range Roasted Chicken Taco $3.50 per taco

Free Range Roasted Chicken from Poultry Junction Farm’s Simmered in House Made local Peach BBQ Sauce and topped with a refreshing peach and heirloom tomato compote, and 4 cheese blend

 Korean Beef Taco $3.50 per taco

Korean Style Beef topped with Cool Crisp Watermelon and Canary melon Salsa Fresh cilantro and Basil

 Bean Burger $6.00

Roots Recipe Bean Burger topped with a spicy siracha aioli, served over fresh greens

 

Thai Watermelon Gazpacho $2.50

Fresh local Watermelon, Heirloom Tomato, Spicy Chilies, Mint, Lemon and Fresh Ginger

 Herb Marinated Fire Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad $2.50

Fire Roasted Veggies, Garlic herb Dressing, and Fusilli Pasta

 Watermelon Salad $2

Fresh Greens, Local Watermelon, and Local Blueberry Vinaigrette

 Assorted Chips

See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Full Schedule this weekend!!

Good Morning,

We have a busy weekend starting today. We are kicking it off with lunch at Atherton Market today from 11:30am-1:30pm. We will then be heading over to the Rural Hill Rally from 5:30pm-9:30pm. If you missed our TV segment last night we talked about the rally including live music, 20+ food trucks and it looks like the weather is going to be perfect. Check out the recipe we demonstrated here.  On Saturday we will not be at the market for breakfast but will be at Mountain Khakis off of Carowinds Blvd for their annual warehouse sale. You can catch us from 7:30am-12:00pm. From there we are heading out to get our groove on with Barnstock!! We have a great menu in store and will be serving from 4pm-10pm that night. We hope you have a great weekend!!

 Atherton Lunch Menu

 Buffalo Chicken Sandwich $7.00

Fresh Greens, House made Blue Cheese Dressing and Chopped Green Onions

 Braised Beef Sandwich $7.00

With Fresh Greens and Caramelized Onions

 Veggie Burger $7.00

With Tomato Chutney and Siracha Aioli

 Sides

Peach and Watermelon Salad $2.00

Fresh Greens, Blueberry Vinaigrette and topped with Queso Fresco

Mountain Khakis Breakfast Menu

Frittata $7.00

Bacon, Free Range Eggs, Roasted Veggies and Caramelized Onions with Siracha Garlic Aioli and chopped Herbs

 Roots Hash $7.00

Roasted Baby Red Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onions, and a Herbed Aioli

Add Sausage $2

 Breakfast Burrito $7.00

Breakfast Sausage, Scrambled Egg, Sautéed Peppers and Onions and 4 Blended Cheese

 Fruit Cups $3

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Thursday, July 17th Menu

Hello,

Today we are back at 3rd & Tryon for lunch from 11:30am-1:30pm. Tomorrow we will be at the Atherton Market for lunch along with the Rural Hill Rally from 5pm-9pm.  We are teaming up with WBTV tonight to feature a cooking demo and talk about the rally tomorrow night as well. The segment airs at 8:15pm and will have the recipe posted on their website.

If you are looking for something to do this weekend, check out the Barnstock Musicfest on Saturday starting at 4pm. It features a variety of artists throughout the night. We will be there serving food and you can bring your own drinks too!!

 Thursday’s Menu

 Roasted Chicken Gyro $7.00

Poultry Junction Roasted Chicken, crisp red onions, cucumber, organic greens and garlic herbed aioli

 Beef Pita $7.00

Windy Hill braised beef, house made pickled vegetables and 4 blended cheeses

 Veggie Burger $7.00

Roots chickpea and roasted vegetable and caramelized onions all bound together to create a juicy flavorful veggie burger topped with a red quinoa and corn salsa then drizzled with Siracha Aioli

 Heirloom Tomato Sandwich $6.00

On Nova’s fresh sliced bread and topped with Roasted garlic Aioli

 Sides

Melon Salad $2.00

Watermelon, sprite melon and casaba melon with diced red onions and a blueberry vinaigrette

 Pink Eyed Pea Salad $2.00

Roasted corn and Pink Eyed peas with sweet bell peppers and pickled jalapeños

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Wednesday Taco Day

Good Morning,

It’s funny how things work. I was planning to install an air conditioner in the food truck this morning due to how hot it has been lately and I walk outside this morning and what a difference. It feels great out, perfect weather for Taco Day!! You can catch us for lunch at 3rd and Tryon today and tomorrow from 11:30am-1:30pm. This Friday is the Rural Hill Rally from 5pm-9pm. If you haven’t been to one yet it’s definitely worth it. On Saturday of this week we will not be at the Atherton Market. We have two events that you can catch the food truck at. The first one is the huge warehouse sale at Mountain Khakis. The sale in located off of the Carowinds exit and start at 7:30am. If you are planning to come down we will have breakfast ready to go! We will also be at Barnstock Music fest that evening starting at 4:00pm. Tickets are sold at the door and the event will feature lots of great artists along with food and BYOB. Check out our ‘Event’ page for more details.

Wednesday’s Menu

 2 for $7 or 3 for $10

 Chorizo Taco

With Local Sprite Melon and Herb Salad

 Free Range Chicken Taco

With House Pico and Garlic Aioli

 Grass Fed Beef Taco

With Grilled Onions, Pickled Peppers and Cilantro

 Quinoa and Sweet Corn Taco

With Fresh Greens and Queso Fresco

 Sides

Red Beans and Rice

 Grilled Summer Veggies

With Fresh Chopped Herbs

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Tuesday’s at Ballantyne

Good Morning,

We will not be serving lunch at Ballantyne Corporate Park on Tuesdays going forward. We are still keeping our normal schedule for the remainder of the week with lunch at 3rd & Tryon on Wednesdays and Thursdays and then we are at the Atherton Market for lunch on Fridays and breakfast on Saturdays. We will see you tomorrow for Taco Day!

Craig