Eat your way through five food truck events this week

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

If you are feeling apprehensive about dining in restaurants, food truck take-out is always a fresh and tasty option that you might consider.

A few food truck events coming up offer a change of scenery and a change of flavors. Here's a look at a few food truck events coming up this week.

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Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

THIS WEEK: Food trucks at RiverScape 

Grab your lawn chair, picnic blanket, or grab orders to go and support local food vendors at lunchtime Tuesdays-Fridays through Aug. 28. This week Smokin' Inferno will be there on June 24, El Meson on June 25 and Lilia's Outside Cafe on June 26. Find them at RiverScape MetroPark, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Credit: Miamisburg Food Truck Rallies

Credit: Miamisburg Food Truck Rallies

JUNE 27: The Wicked Lobstah 

This food truck serves top-notch lobster and more on wheels and is a worthy stop for local foodies. They will be at the Barrel House this weekend (417 E. 3rd St., Dayton) on June 27 from noon-6 p.m. and will be taking online orders in advance through a link on their Facebook page. If you can't wait that long, they will be in Enon (341 E. Main St., Enon) for a food truck rally on June 24 from 4-8 p.m.

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JUNE 27: Little Boijon Asian Cuisine at Star City Brewing 

Local Miamisburg food truck Little Boijon Asian Cuisine will be joining Star City Brewing (319 S. Second St., Miamisburg) again this weekend on June 27 from 5-8 p.m. Grab some egg rolls (1 for $2 or 3 for $5) some fried rice or lo mein and some jumbo Asian chicken wings and pair it with a Star City beer and you'll be in business.

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JUNE 27: Darke County Food Truck Rally and Competition

The third annual Darke County Food Truck Rally will be held at the Darke County Fairgrounds in Greenville on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The food truck rally and competition will showcase small businesses and local talent with a craft vendor market, a “Darke County’s Got Talent” competition, live music, and a plethora of local food trucks and vendors with recognizable names, like Zombie Dogz, McNasty’s and Hunger Paynes.

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JUNE 28: TMPR: A Pop Up by Phat & Rich 

Join Tender Mercy and Phat & Rich on June 28 from 1-5 p.m. for an afternoon of culinary collaboration, specialty cocktails and some cool underground vibes. For Tender Mercy, table and drink service, reservations are required. Limit 50 guests in the space at any given time.

Phat & Rich will be serving up mobile Mexican-inspired cuisine in front of the Tender Mercy entrance (607 E. 3rd St.., Lower Level, Dayton).

The menu while supplies last: Chicken, beef, pork and vegan tiny tacos (3 for $5), tiny quesadillas (2 For $5), BBQ Sliders (3 for $10), elote salad ($5).

For table and drink reservations, choose an available time Sunday, June 28 at

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