Thursday, September 22, 2011

Prepare Your Waistline for Tucson Meet Yourself

Posted By on Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:00 PM

The list of food vendors for Tucson Meet Yourself is now online, so before the chaos hits downtown and you're trying to figure out what to eat for the six meals you'll end up eating at the festival during a four hour period, make some notes. Plan ahead.

Pro tip: one of the Laotian places was a real revelation for me last year. Super cheap and crazy delicious.

The full list is below the cut:


Alliance Francaise of Tucson — French Crepes & croissants

Ausperitea — Teas from the World, teamonades

American Culinary Federation Chefs’ Association of Southern Arizona — Iron Chefs ‘Taste the Results’

Ballet Folklorico La Paloma — Pico de gallo, chicken or bean & cheese burros, nachos, horchata

BBQ 4 U ** — Santa Maria style Tri Tip BBQ sandwiches, burros and whole tri tip to go

Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha — Native American Fry Bread Taco, frybread with chili, beans or honey

CeeDee Jamaican Kitchen — Jamaican jerk chicken, curry chicken, oxtail stew, rice & peas, plantains, festivals, fruit drinks

CHISPA Foundation — Mexican nachos, bean burritos, aguas frescas, pastries, pico de gallo, snow cones

Club Colombia de Tucson — Tamales, papas chorreadas, empanadas, cocadas, jugos tropicales, coffee, hot chocolate

Club Costa Rica - Tamales, gallo pinto, pollo tropical, mango drink

Club España De Tucson - Paella, gazpacho, churros

Croatian Wagon — Chicken paprikash, grilled sausage, Croatian strudel, potica (pastries)

Cuban Grill — Cuban grilled sandwiches, plantain chips

D’s Island Grill - Jamaican / West Indian jerk chicken, curry goat, oxtail stew, fruit drinks

DaKine Hawaiian Shave Ice

Danish Club of Tucson — Aebleskiver, kringle (pastries), coffee

Daughters of Penelope / Order of AHEPA — Greek gyros, salad, spanakopita, baklava

Desert Lightning Booster Club — American BBQ burgers, brats, sauerkraut, baked beans

Don Pedro’s Peruvian Bistro — Maracuya, chicha morada, papa rellena, lomo saltado, anticuchos, salchipapas, cancha

El Guero Canelo — Sonoran Hot Dogs

Filipino American Sampaguita Club Of Tucson (FASCOT) — Pancit, chicken adobo, turon, lumpia (egg rolls), rice

Filipino American Student Associaton UA — Pancit, lumpia (egg rolls), melon juice

Foundation for Inter-Cultural Dialogue — Turkish/Mediterranean — Turkish doner kebab, stuffed grape leaves, kisir (bulgur salad), gozleme with cheese, baklava

Frost, A Gelato Shoppe — Italian Gelato

Gethsemane Cogic Womens — Southern BBQ ribs, beans, cole slaw, sweet potatoe pie, peach cobbler

Hawaiian Shave Ice

HUB Ice Creamery — HUB Made Here super premium ice cream

Hungarian Gourmet — Hungarian Goulash, grilled sausage, crepe suzette

India Society of Southern Arizona *Best of Fest 2010 Award: Founders Award — Chickpeas masala, samosa, papad & chutney, rose water, mango juice

Isabella’s Ice Cream — Hard scoop Ice Cream & Sorbets

KborK - Sonoran carne asada / barbacoa tacos & burritos, quesadillas, caramelos, hot dogs

King Corn — Roasted corn on the cob

La Guelaguetza — Oaxaca Mexican Huraches, sopes de chicharon (gorditas), burros carne asada, carne con chile, chile rellenos, tamele, aguas frescas

Lajkonik Polish **- Kielbasa sausage, Hunter’s stew, golabki, potato pancakes, pierogi, bigos

Lao Student Club — Chicken & beef sticks, fried rice, papaya salad, lao tea

Lao American Veterans — Rice paper vegetarian egg roll, Curry chicken skewers, beef skewers, jasmine rice, lao tea

Las Cazuelitas — Sonoran tacos, burros and tamales

Lil’ Orbits — American mini cinnamon donuts

Los Chiquilines — Sonoran Aguas Frescas, chicken & beef tacos

Los Eloteros — Mexican Coctel de Elote, roasted corn, tostielote

Mama Joy’s Catfish ** — Southern Fried Catfish, fried shrimp, chicken tenders, peach cobbler, sweet potatoe pie, sweet tea

Maranatha Church ** — Southern Vegetarian Soul Food, BBQ veggie sandwich, mixed greens, quinoa, peach cobbler

Planet of the Crepes ** — French Sweet & Savory Crepes

Peddler On The Path — Coffees, cappuccino, fruit smoothies

Pin-Up Pastries — Southern & Mexican Pastries, cup cakes, whoopie pie, cake pops, paletas

Safe Mission Caribbean — Jerk chicken, curry chicken, rice & beans, carrot juice, lemonade

San Ignacio Yaqui Council — Yaqui Indian taco, fry bread with red chili, beans, or honey

St. Patrick’s Day Parade / Scottish Highland Games — Corned beef, pasties, sweet breads

Smoke Signal BBQ — Southern style Pulled Pork sandwiches & burros, roasted corn, cheese nachos

Southern Arizona Korean Association — Korean BBQ Beef & Chicken, seaweed wrapped rice, vegetables, chapchae, kimchi, shaved ice, drinks

Thai Tucson — BBQ Chicken satay, fried rice, fried noodles, cheese puffs, vegetables, Thai tea

Thriratana Tucson Buddist Temple — Pad Thai, BBQ chicken satay, Thai yellow curry, fried banana, Thai tea

Tucson Chinese Association — Steamed BBQ Pork & chicken buns, stir fried vegetable lo mein, Cantonese fried rice, dim sum, pork shui mai, shrimp dumplings, Taiwanese Boba milk tea

Tucson Chinese Christian Church — Mongolian beef, teriyaki chicken rice bowl, pork egg rolls, orange chicken rice bowl, Boba tea

Tucson Japanese Association — Takoyaki octopus pancake, Salmon Onigiri, gyudon beef rice bowl, yakitori grilled chicken, imagawayaki pancake/sweet red bean, inari sushi in fried tofu

Tucson Tamale Company — Green corn, Pork & cheese, blue corn, roasted plantain tamales, organic green salad

VASA Lodge #691 **- Swedish Meatball & red cabbage, cucumber plate, rye bread, rhubarb cake, apple cake, spice cake, coffee

Vietnamese Alliance of Tucson — Vietnamese sandwich, Pork skewer, spring roll, Boba fruit cup, iced coffee, Boba ice tea

Vietnamese Students Association — Chicken & Beef skewers, egg rolls, veggie fried rice, Boba fruit juice & tea drinks

Wat Buddhametta Thai Temple ** — Pad Thai stir fried noodles, BBQ Chicken Satay, stir fried vegetables, Thai egg roll, fried banana, Thai ice tea

Western Smoke BBQ — Santa Maria/Sonoran style BBQ Tri Tip Steak sandwich or burrito, organic salsa, chips

Yoeme Bario Libre Community Council — Yaqui Indian Taco, frybread with honey or red chile or beans

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