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TONIGHT: Dayton food trucks to battle for best BBQ

When tacos battle tacos and BBQ squares off with BBQ, we all win

Organizers of the Battle of the Breakfasts that recently saw Son of a Biscuit in a scramble with Greek Street Food Truck, have added a list of new food truck battle categories to their lineup. 

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Besides breakfasts, food trucks will duke it out in battles of barbecue, tacos, sandwiches, veggie entrees and Asian dishes.

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“All of them (the battles) are going be ongoing through the month,” said Brian Johnson, spokesman for Dayton Food Truck Battles.

Two trucks will compete at each monthly battle.

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The first war will pit Smokinbeebeeq vs. Smokin Barrels. 

See what we did there? 

The first round of Battle of the Barbecues is set for 5-10 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Yellow Cab Tavern, 700 E. Fourth St. in the Oregon District.

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As with the other battles, the truck that sells the most will win the challenge and receive  bragging rights, a sticker and a trophy.

The winning truck advances to the next round and will fight to retain the trophy.

“It’s all about supporting small businesses and giving them recognition,” Johnson said. 

The additional battles are being scheduled. 

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Smokin’ Bee-Bee-Q is hosting the Premium Barbecue Tasting Menu at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on January 20 at Yellow Cab Tavern. Provided photo
 

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