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Breakfast at Atherton Market

Good Morning,

We will not be serving breakfast at Atherton Market today due to the weather. We hope you all have a great Easter Weekend and we will see you next week for our regular schedule.

Tuesdays – Ballantyne Corporate Park

Wednesday’s & Thursday’s – 3rd & Tryon

Friday Lunch &Saturday Breakfast – Atherton Market

See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Saturday Breakfast at Atherton Market

 Hello,

I thought you might like to have the breakfast menu earlier this weekend so we have it listed below. We are finally getting in some local strawberry and they are super sweet and delicious. Perfect for french toast!! Make sure you come to the market early tomorrow to beat the crowd. There will be lots of people picking up desserts, fresh baked breads and produce for Easter Sunday. We hope you all have a wonderful weekend and we will see you next week.

Saturday Breakfast Menu

 Strawberry French Toast $7

Nova’s Brioche, Local Strawberries, and Lemon Sugar

 Spinach and Tomato Frittata $7

Local Spinach, Sautéed Local Carolina Sweet Onions, Fluffy Eggs and Grilled Roma Tomato with a Little Fresh Grated Parmesan and Basil

 Roots Hash $7

Roasted Potatoes, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, a Little Bell Pepper and Caramelized Onion topped with a Free Range Fried Egg and Tomato Gravy

Corn Bread Benny $7

Pulled Pork, House Made Corn Bread, Free Range Egg, House Made Jalapeno Queso and Sliced Scallion

 

 See you at the Cart!

 Craig

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Lunch at Atherton Market

Hello,

The weekend is here! Today we are serving lunch at the Atherton Market from 11:30am-1:30pm. This is a great time to come before the rush on Saturday and grab your last minute goodies for Easter.  We will also be serving breakfast on Saturday. If you have family or friends in town for the holiday make sure you swing by the market and grab some breakfast. The menu is listed below and if you’re thinking what I am then you’ve check out the strawberry french toast!! Have a great weekend and Happy Easter!!

  Friday’s Menu

  Cuban Wrap $7

Sliced Honey Ham and 18 Hour Braised Pork with Sweet Creole Mustard, House Made Pickles and Fresh Greens in a Tomato Wrap

  Grilled Chicken Salad Wrap $7

With Fire Roasted Vegetables, Garlic Aioli and Organic Greens in a Tomato Basil Wrap

  Black Bean Beet Burgers $7

Roasted Beets and spiced Black Beans served over Greens and topped with Kim Chi and Sesame Aioli

  Sides

Strawberry Cucumber Salad $2

With Lemon Crème Dressing and Sweet Pea Tendrils

  Chickweed Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad $2

See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Thursday, April 17th Menu

Good Morning,

We have such a great menu in store for today at 3rd & Tryon. It’s a tough call but the Cuban hasn’t been on the menu for a while and it’s really good today. I also whipped up a beet burger for breakfast and the combination of the roasted beets and black beans make for one hearty meal. We are starting to see local strawberries from the farmers and they are super sweet and perfectly ripe.

For the rest of the week we will be at Atherton Market for lunch tomorrow and then back again for breakfast on Saturday.  If you ever want to see pictures of what’s on the menu please make sure you check out our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. It’s always great to see what some lunch items look like before you decide!!

 Thursday’s Menu

 Roots Cuban $7

Sliced Spiral ham and 18 Hour Braised Pork with Sweet Cajun Mustard Dressing, House made Pickles and Fresh Greens served on Nova’s sliced bread

 Grilled Chicken Salad Wrap $7

With Fire Roasted Vegetables, Garlic Aioli and Organic Greens in a Tomato Basil Wrap

 Beet Burgers $7

Grilled Carrots, Caramelized Onions, Roasted Beets and spiced Black Beans served over Greens and topped with Ramp Kim Chi and Sesame Aioli

 Sides

Strawberry Cucumber Salad $2

With Lemon Crème Dressing and Sweet Pea Tendrils

 Chickweed Pesto Pasta Salad $2

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Taco Day at 3rd & Tryon

Good Morning,

Today we will be serving lunch at 3rd and Tryon for taco day.  We will be out the rest of the week with 3rd & Tryon tomorrow and Atherton Market on Friday and Saturday. In upcoming news we have partnered with Rebuilding Charlotte and will be providing food for their event on Friday, May 9th. It is an awesome event held at Unknown Brewing from 6-9pm. Tickets are on sale now and truly benefit a great cause. There will be craft beer samples, live entertainment and a silent auction throughout the night.  We hope you all will check it out!

 Taco Day Menu

 2 for $7 or 3 for $10

 Free Range Chicken Taco

Grilled Free Range chicken From Poultry Junction Farm with Peach Chutney, Creamy Goat Cheese and Toasted Pecans

 Jalapeno Pork Taco

 Grilled jalapeno braised pulled pork topped with a sweet chili kale slaw

 Local Grass Fed Beef Taco

Black Rock Cattle’s Pasture Raised Beef Spiced with Fresh Oregano and Cumin, topped with a Charred Tomato, Lemon Sesame Aioli and Fresh Greens

 Fire Roasted Local Carrot Taco

Fire Roasted Herbed Carrots with Fresh Greens and Creamed Rainbow Radish

 Southwestern Pasta Salad $1

Fusilli Pasta, Grilled Vegetables, Black Beans and Cilantro in a Creamy Smoked Chili Dressing

 Cilantro Black Beans $1

Black Beans Braised with Caramelized onions and Tomatoes Topped with Fresh Chopped Cilantro

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Roots’ schedule for the week

Good Morning,

Due to the weather today we will not be serving lunch at the Ballantyne Corporate Park. We will be back on our regular schedule starting tomorrow and Thursday at 3rd & Tryon. This Friday we will be at the Atherton Market for lunch and back again on Saturday for breakfast.  We have one cooking class left for the month of April, Simply Seafood, which is held next Tuesday from 6:30-8:30pm. Our May cooking class schedule starts with a new class, One and Done. In this class you will learn how to make one meal at the beginning of the weak and utilize the leftovers for the rest of the week making simple yet small changes to create a brand new dish. If you are interested in signing up please send us an email.

We’ll see you tomorrow!

Craig

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Breakfast at Atherton Market

Good Afternoon,

Today we are celebrating the Knight’s opening game by bringing the food truck to 3rd street across from Romare Bearden Park. We will be here until 7:00pm tonight. Tomorrow is going to be such a beautiful day and a perfect chance to grab some new produce that’s in season at the market and a piping hot meal.  We will be at Atherton Market from 8:30am-12:30pm tomorrow.

Breakfast at Atherton Mill

Roots Hash $7

Roasted North Carolina Sweet Potatoes and Potatoes, Tossed with Fresh herbs and Garlic, Topped with a Free Range Fried Egg from Bell’s Best Berries and Rich Tomato Gravy

Breakfast Burrito $7

Free Range Scrambled Egg, Spiced Black Beans, Country Sausage, a little Rice, Fresh Greens and Smoked Chili Aioli

Cornbread Benny $8

House Made Cornbread, with Smoked Pulled Pork, Free range Fried Egg, Jalapeno Queso and Scallion

Maple Bacon Donut $4.5

These delicious treats are made by Your Mom’s Donuts and Topped with Roots Maple Bacon Glaze a match made in heaven….or Charlotte….

See you at the Cart!

 

Craig

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Friday’s Festivities with Roots

Hello,

Happy Friday!! We are gearing up for a big day today with lots of different items on the menu. From 11:00am until 7:00pm the Roots’ crew will be serving lunch, snacks, dinner and everything in between. The truck will be parked on 3rd street across from the Romare Bearden Park. We hope that you can come out and join us for this event.

Tomorrow we will be serving breakfast at the Atherton Market from 8:30am-12:30pm. Check out our website later this afternoon for a preview of the menu.

 Friday’s Lunch Menu & Knight’s Opening Game

We will be parked on 3rd Street in front of the Romare Bearden Park from 11:00am-7:00pm

 Korean Pork Taco 2 for $7

With Siracha Ginger Spiced Asian Vegetables

 Free Range Roasted Chicken Quesadilla $7

With Pickled jalapenos and Four Cheese Blend

Dale’s Pale Ale Beer Battered Pickles $2.50

With House Made Tangy BBQ Sauce

 Fire Roasted Grilled Veggie Salad

Over Greens with Sweet Herbed Vinaigrette

Half $3.00 Full $6.00

 Cajun Caramel Popcorn $2

 Olde Fashion Buttery Salted Popcorn $2

 BBQ Spiced Kale Chips $2

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Thursday, April 10th Menu

Good Morning,

It’s another beautiful day out and we have a larger menu in store for just that reason.  If you missed the shrimp tacos yesterday be sure to try out the shrimp roll today, especially with the wilted spinach salad. Tomorrow we will be UPTOWN serving lunch on 3rd street. We will be parked right out front of the Romare Bearden Park on 3rd from 11:00am-7:00pm. Later on that day they will be broadcasting the game from the park with live music and lots of different vendors. It’s going to be a great night to take a stroll with some friends and join in the festivities.  We’ll see you all soon!

 Thursday’s Menu

 Herb Marinated Grilled Veggie Pita $7

Fresh Greens, Grilled Carrots, Bell Pepper, and Carolina Spring Onion topped with Shaved Parmesan Cheese

Shrimp Roll $8

Think Lobster Roll, but with Shrimp….A little greenery, Diced Cucumber and Onion in a Creamy Spicy Mustard Dressing and Served on a Warm Nova’s Bolio Roll

 Free Range Grilled Chicken Wrap $7

Grilled Chicken from Poultry Junction, Fresh Greens, Smoked Tomato BBQ Sauce, Grilled Carrot, Spring Onion, Julienne of Cucumber and Wilted Kale

 Chimichurri Pork $7

Chimichurri Marinated and Grilled Pork with Sweet onion Kale slaw and Pickled Jalapeno in a Spinach Wrap

 Carrot and Beet Salad $2

Ginger Roasted Beet and Fire Roasted Carrot Salad with a little Feta and Strawberry vinaigrette

 Wilted Spinach Salad $2

With Warm Bacon and Caramelized Onion Vinaigrette, Roasted Potatoes, and Fresh Herbs

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Great day for tacos!!

Good Morning,

This week is flying by. I can’t believe its taco day already!! On the menu we have some classics with our jerk chicken and merguez tacos and one of my favorites the Cajun shrimp.  You can catch us at 3rd & Tryon today from 11:30am-1:30pm. We will also be back tomorrow and on Friday!! That’s right; we will be uptown for lunch this Friday! The truck will be parked on 3rd street by the Romare Bearden Park from 11:00am until 7:00pm. Come stop by during your lunch break and grab some lunch while enjoying the festivities in the park that day.

Wednesday’s Menu

 2 for $7 or 3 for $10

 Free Range Jerk Chicken Taco

Poultry Junction Farm’s Free Range Chicken, Marinated in Jerk Seasoning and Grilled, topped with Cilantro Sour Cream and Crispy Plantains

 Cajun Shrimp Taco

Cajun Sautéed Shrimp with Fresh Local Baby Greens and House Made Citrus Remoulade

 Merguez Chorizo Taco

With Crisp Ginger Repollo Verde

 Baby Root Veggie Taco

Baby Herb Roasted Turnips from Bells Best Berries, Local Root Beer and Thyme Roasted Beets, Tender Yukon Gold Potatoes, Fresh Greens and Orange Aioli

 O M Beans $1

Black Beans simmered in Olde Mecklenburg Brewery’s Copper with caramelized onions and smoked jalapeno

 Rice Poivron $1

Long Grain Basmati Rice cooked together with roasted garlic, roasted red pepper puree and saffron

 See you at the Cart!

Craig