Eaux Claires festival announces food and drink lineup

Eaux Claires 2015 // Photo by Mike Diskin

Eaux Claires 2015 // Photo by Mike Diskin

The Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival has announced an expanded food and drink lineup for its second year, August 12–13, 2016. Adding to last year’s offerings was a special focus for this year, according to Creative Director Michael Brown.

Over 30 local and regional vendors will accompany the 55-act music lineup, including six food trucks from the Twin Cities, Dogwood Coffee and its vintage Zamboni, and Summit Brewing.

The full list of vendors and what they’re bringing:

9 Degrees (Eau Claire, WI). Mackinac Island Fudge, Mint Chocolate Chip, Strawberry and Mocha Mud Pie Ice Cream

Clear Water BBQ (Eau Claire, WI). Pulled PorkPulled Brisket and Ribs

Conley’s Ice (St Louis, MO). Fresh Squeezed LemonadeFrozen LemonadeShaved Ice

Croix Valley BBQ (River Falls, WI) Pig WingsPulled Pork SandwichesRibs

Daryl’s Dog House (White Bear Lake, MN) Chicago Style Hot Dogs

Dogwood Coffee (Minneapolis, MN and Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN). Zamboni Cold BrewMaple Syrup Infused Cold BrewAlmond Milk Iced LattesDrip Coffee

Dumpling Darling (Iowa City, IA). Pork, Beef, Veggie, and Tofu Steamed Dumplings and Bao BunsKimchiSpicy Edamame, and Fat Rice Noodles with Red Pepper Sauce. 

Jonny Pops (St. Louis Park, MN). All-Natural Frozen Fruit and Cream Pops

KP Katering (Chippewa Falls, WI). BurgersWrapsCheese Curds, and Salads

Pete’s Pops (Milwaukee, WI). Strawberry Basil, Avocado PopsPineapple Jalapeño, and Chocolate Sea Salt Pops.

Retro Burger / KC Diner (Elk Mound, WI). Beef BurgersHand-Cut Potato Twisters on a Stick

The Marigold (Eau Claire, WI). Veggie, Southwest, and Italian Wraps, and Gelato.

Shadrach’s Fiery Furnace Traveling Pizza Company (Orlando, FL). Neopolitan Style Pizza 

Toppers Pizza Food Truck (Menomonie, WI). Pizzas including French Fried Onion, Oven-Roasted Tomatoes, Mac ‘n Cheese, and Tater Tots, plus Topperstix

Tutto Bene Wood Fired Pizza (Eau Claire, WI). Pizza MargheritaSausage Mushroom,
Pepperoni, Chicken Pesto, and Vegetarian Pizza

Food Carts

Tutto Bene Wood Fired Pizza // Photo via Tutto Bene's Facebook

Tutto Bene Wood Fired Pizza // Photo via Tutto Bene’s Facebook

Banzo (Madison, WI). Falafel Pita Chicken and Beef SkewersFalafel BallsHummus and Pita, Hand Cut ChipsHomemade Baklava

Curd Girl (Madison, WI). Fried Cheese Curds with Gourmet Sauces

Layla’s (Madison, WI). KabobsRice Bowls and Salads

Melted Craft Grilled Cheese (Madison, WI). Chef-Designed Sandwiches and Sides

Slide Food Cart (Madison, WI). Sliders including Pulled PorkBuffalo Chicken, Slow Cooked Sirloin and Fried Sweet Potato.

Taqueria Sabor Queratano (Madison, WI). Tacos, BurritosQuesadillasTortasRice and Beans.

Food Trucks

Gastrotruck // Photo by Aaron Davidson

Gastrotruck // Photo by Aaron Davidson

Foxy Falafel Food Truck (Twin Cities, MN). Pulled Lamb SandwichFalafel SandwichSpicy FriesHummus and Pita.

Gastrotruck (Minneapolis, MN). Spicy BBQ Pulled PorkGrassfed Beef Brisket with Horseradish SlawBlack Bean Burger with Apple Jalapeño Relish.

Kabomelette (Twin Cities, MN). Kabobs and Omelettes

MN Nice Cream Food Truck (Twin Cities, MN). Vanilla and Chocolate Ice Cream Cones with Toppings

O’Cheeze Food Truck (Twin Cities, MN) BACHN, COBR, and Not-So-Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Potter’s Pasties Food Truck (Twin Cities, MN). The Traditional Meat Pie, Thai Veggie Pie, The Pig Pie, and Rhubarb Lemon, Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Sweet Pies

Wine & Beer

Eau Claire Brewing Projekt // Photo by Aaron Davidson

Eau Claire Brewing Projekt // Photo by Aaron Davidson

Autumn Harvest Winery and Orchard (Chippewa Falls, WI). Fionnrua and Northern Lights 

Lagunitas (Petaluma, CA). Pilsner and IPA

Leinenkugel (Chippewa Falls, WI). Summer ShandyWisconsin Red Pale AleOktoberfestOriginal and Light

Mikkeller & The Brewing Projekt (Copenhagen, Denmark, and Eau Claire, Wisconsin, respectively). Special collaboration pale ale called Eaux Henry! Eaux Sally! The Denmark-based “gypsy brewer,” Mikkeller, known for collaborating with some of the world’s most acknowledged and innovative breweries, made Eaux Henry! Eaux Sally! in partnership with Eau Claire’s The Brewing Projekt.

Summit Brewing Company (St. Paul, MN). Extra Pale AleSaga IPASession IPA

The Brewing Projekt (Eau Claire, WI). Gunpowder IPA

 

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