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The Milky Way Has No Chill With These Bacon Shell Ice Cream Tacos

Even with all the hype behind the meaty masterpieces heading to FOODBEAST’s upcoming meat festival, MEAT STREET Presented by The Makers Of SPAM Brand at Main Place Mall April 22, there’s still going to be room for dessert.

Thanks to the Milky Way Food Truck, those who snagged VIP tickets will be able to eat all the insane meat creations, then feast on a delicious ice cream taco, loaded with chocolate syrup and Fruity Pebbles Cereal. But this isn’t just any ice cream taco, this is a MEAT STREET ice cream taco.

To get familiar, it’s a handmade waffle shell that’s INFUSED WITH BACON BITS, combined with three scoops of vanilla ice cream, drizzled with chocolate syrup, and covered in Fruity Pebbles Cereal.

This colorful, savory treat is only available in the MEAT STREET VIP section — which is ALL-YOU-CAN-CONSUME food and beer — so if you’re trying to get your hands on this one-of-a-kind ice cream taco, grab your tickets HERE and get ready.

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Pork Crusted Pizza Will Change The Way You Look At Pizza Forever

With only hours before FOODBEASTs’ first-ever meat festival, MEAT STREET Presented By The Makers Of SPAM at Main Place Mall kicks off April 22, all we can do to prepare ourselves for the looming full-day meat retreat is preview what’s in store for those of you that are already salivating. Somewhere between the fried calamari fries, the Texas Chop Sandwich, or FOODBEAST’s Bucket-O-Ribs, Norigami Pork has managed to create a tender, juicy pork pizza that’s anything but ordinary. In fact, it’s extraordinary.

Norigami’s Pork Crusted Pizza is a thick cut slice of pork, rolled in panko and deep fried until golden brown. Some Sriracha Barbecue sauce is added for a super-spicy kick. Finally, this pork crusted pizza is topped with shredded mozzarella cheese, chopped red and green onions, and, of course, BACON!

Norigami Pork will be serving up these delicious pork pizzas in the VIP section of MEAT STREET, which is ALL-YOU-CAN-CONSUME food and beer. So if you’re positive you don’t want to miss this action, head over to www.eatmeatstreet.com and grab a VIP ticket for you and a friend. Because with a food vendor line up this intense, you’re going to need some backup. Well, that and you can have them get you seconds once you’re too full to walk.

Hope to see you there!

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Viking Truck’s 3 Headed-Devil-Dog Is A Cheesy Corndog Stuffed With Three Types Of Sausage

FOODBEAST’s first ever meat festival, MEAT STREET Presented By the Makers of SPAM Brand at Main Place Mall on April 22, has an awesome line up of food vendors prepared to make your meaty fantasies a reality. From loaded calamari fries, to ice cream tacos with a bacon shell, the list of innovative and undeniably savory creations will leave you speechless. But that’s ok, you shouldn’t talk with your mouth open, anyway.

The Viking Truck will be serving up this 3-Headed-Devil Dog in the MarketPlace section, so be sure to check it out. If you’ve purchased a VIP ticket, you have free entry into the MarketPlace, so make sure you save room for this, super cheesy and super savory take on the traditional corn dog.

With three kinds of sausage and cheese, The3-Headed-Devil Dog is about to make corn dog lovers rabid with anticipation. Here’s the juicy deets: chicken apple, bratwurst, and polish sausage, stuffed with cheese and bacon bits and dipped in Lingonberry sauce. DAMN! What’s not to like?

If you haven’t already, head to www.eatmeatstreet.com, grab your tickets and remember VIP gets free entry to Marketplace. Don’t sleep! We’ll see you on April 22!

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Burger Monster’s Godzilla Burger Is A Gigantic Meaty Monstrosity

If you’ve grabbed your ticket to FOODBEAST’s upcoming meat festival, MEAT STREET Presented By the Makers of SPAM Brand at Main Place Mall, then you’ll have a chance to visit Godzilla up close and personal.  Just when you thought all burgers were safe, Burger Monster had to unleash this sleeping giant.

The Godzilla Burger is Burger Monster’s new Korean Barbecue Burger and it’s ready to destroy anything in its path at MEAT STREET April 22. Loaded with Sriracha barbecue sauce — the Godzilla Burger will make you breathe FIRE! The Godzilla Burger is made with Sriracha braised pulled pork, Burger Monster’s signature bacon jam, Korean barbecue marinated spam, Colby Jack cheese, cabbage slaw, marinated cucumbers, and a Sriracha-lime sauce.

You can run, but you can’t hide from this monster. So, do yourself a favor and RUN to the nearest computer, head to www.eatmeatstreet.com and grab yourself a MarketPlace ticket and see if you can’t take down your own personal Godzilla April 22.

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Dos Chinos Is Using Calamari To Change The Carne Asada Fries Game

Carne Asada fries are already one of the ultimate drunk foods out there. Now, they’re getting an EPIC seafood upgrade.

For the Marketplace at Foodbeast’s own festival this weekend, Meat Street Presented by the Makers of SPAM Brand at MainPlace Mall, the Asian fusion masterminds over at Dos Chinos are whipping up their own version of carne asada fries, forgoing the traditional French fry and substituting it with strips of tender, fried calamari.

The calamari is beer-battered and fried to a golden brown before being topped with cheese, avocado crema, Angus carne asada, and a Southeast Asian salsa that brings some fresh flair to the affair. Together, it creates a version of Carne Asada fries that is totally suited for Meat Street.

So after you’ve gotten your tickets, make sure to locate Dos Chinos and snag some of these next level Calamari fries.

It’s gonna be a dish to talk about, that’s for sure.

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MEAT STREET: Running List Of Every Ridiculous Item At Foodbeast’s Meat Festival

FOODBEAST has expanded its portfolio of food festivals with the addition of its first ever meat festival, MEAT STREET Presented By The Makers Of SPAM at Main Place Mall. The hooplah kicks off April 22, and there’s an amazing line up of unforgettable MEAT STREET exclusive dishes that will be available.

Featuring two food sections, a buy-as-you-go Marketplace section, where you can pace yourself through a wide variety of meaty goodies, or you can go all-in with an all-you-can-consume VIP section offering unlimited FOOD & BEER. There’s going to be dozens of vendors offering never before seen items, so get your appetites ready.

Here’s what you can expect to see at MEAT STREET April 22. Get your tickets here!

V.I.P: ALL-YOU-CAN-CONSUME

Doner G Turkish & Mediterranean Grill — Doner Saltado w/ special aji sauce 

Get your forks ready for Doner Saltado fries with special aji sauce topped with a fried egg!

Bruxie Gourmet Waffles Sandwiches — Angry Mac N’ Cheese

Bruxie’s Angry Mac N Cheese is a three cheese blend of parmesan, cheddar, and Bruxie cheese sauce, with a giant, golden brown, spicy fried chicken drumstick marinated in Spicy Bruxie Sauce plunged right into the center. It’s then drizzled with buffalo sauce and topped off with chunks of smokey applewood bacon. If you love spicy and savory, be sure to get in line for this MEAT STREET exclusive.

Norigami Pork — Pork Crusted Pizza

Norigami’s Pork Crusted Pizza is a thick cut slice of pork, rolled in panko and deep fried until golden brown. Some Sriracha Barbecue sauce is added for a super-spicy kick. Finally, this pork crusted pizza is topped with shredded mozzarella cheese, chopped red and green onions, and, of course, BACON!

Halal Guys — Classic beef and chicken halal

Halal Guys will be serving up traditional Halal Guys beef and chicken halal on a giant 52-inch platter!

Pinche’s Tacos — La Bestita

A bed of crispy seasoned fries, layered with carne asada and al pastor, with pinto beans, Queso Fresco, onions and cilantro. Covered with Tomatillo Salsa, sour cream and guacamole

Mess Hall Canteen — SPAM Bomb

Brace yourselves, Mess Hall Canteen is about to set off the SPAM BOMB: a crispy, and cheesy take on Spam musubi. Imagine melty mozzarella and pepper jack cheese, with sliced HICKORY SMOKE SPAM wrapped in a tempura battered nori, and deep fried until golden brown.

Slater’s 50/50 x @The Vulgar Chef

@TheVulgarChef and Slater’s 50/50 Burgers are teaming up to create The TOTCHO Burger exclusively for MEAT STREET. This carne asada burger is ready to wreck ALL appetites at MEAT STREET.

Ninjas With Appetite — SPAM Fries

It’s a new take on Spam Katsu. These “SPAM fries” are thick-cut pieces of Spam, battered and deep-fried in panko flakes, then topped with a healthy heap of teriyaki aioli drizzle. This is what it would look like if your beloved chicken katsu were replaced by Spam.

The Milky Way —  Ice Cream Taco with a Bacon Shell

This colorful and crunchy treat is a handmade waffle shell made with bacon inside. Layered with vanilla maple ice cream, topped with chocolate sauce, bacon bits, then Covered in Fruity Pebbles Cereal. Save room for these bad boys. 

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Burger Monster — The Godzilla Burger

Get Ready for The Godzilla Burger, an all-angus beef patty DRENCHED in gojuchang BBQ sauce, with a slice of fried Korean BBQ marinated SPAM added for good measure. Topped with marinated cucumbers, and pepper jack cheese and Burger Monster’s Bacon Jam. 

Dos Chinos — Calamari Carne Asada Fries

The calamari is beer-battered and fried to a golden brown before being topped with cheese, avocado crema, Angus carne asada, and a Southeast Asian salsa that brings some fresh flair to the affair. Together, it creates a version of Carne Asada fries that is totally suited for Meat Street.

 

Hobo Co. Pizza — Shawarma Pizza

Hobo Co.’s pizza is an exotic mashup of shawarma and pizza. It’s got some righteous pizza dough coated in both tomato and tahini sauce, shawarma beef, and fresh mozzarella cheese. After being baked to a golden brown, the Shawarma pizza gets topped with fresh chopped parsley and pickled turnips, giving you a mix of rich, beefy, cheesy, and pickled flavors for a well-balanced pizza.

Mad Dumplings — SPAM Scallion Pancake

The sandwich gets its name from the eight slices of pan-fried Spam that get loaded into it and the GIANT handmade scallion pancake that serves as the base. It’s also drizzled with an aioli sauce and topped with a kaleidoscopic assortment of veggies: pickled radishes, carrots, red cabbage, and a healthy amount of cilantro, give you a symphony of flavors that can only be had at Meat Street.

Mess Hall Canteen — Giant Beef Shank

To create this two-fisted bovine bonanza, Mess Hall sous vide the shank for 18 hours, battered it, deep-fried it, and drowned this hefty masterpiece in barbecue sauce and a scintillating drizzle of chipotle sauce.

Hobo Co. Pizza — SPAM Musubi Calzone

Using white rice, fried Spam pieces, nori, pineapple, pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, and Sriracha drizzle, this bad boy will either make you feel like you’re grubbing in Hawaii for one bite, then Italy for the next bite.

Meat Up BBQ — Texas Chop Sandwich

Meat Up is upping the ante in their sandwich by cramming brisket PLUS three more meats into their version: crispy pieces of bacon, smoked beef bratwurst sausages, and shreds of juicy pulled pork.

The Viking Truck — 3 Headed Devil Dog

The Three-Headed devil dog is The Viking Truck’s spin on a classic corn dog.  It’s made with Chicken apple, bratwurst and polish sausage. Stuffed with cheese and bacon bits and dipped in Lingonberry sauce. DAMN! 

So, if you don’t want that day after MEAT STREET FOMO, be sure to grab your tickets!

This list will be updated as we hear about more vendors and dishes leading up the event.

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Shawarma Pizza Exists And You Won’t Have To Choose Between The Two Anymore

You know those late night adventures where you’re craving something and can’t decide between pizza and shawarma?

You won’t have to do that if your travels bring you to Foodbeast’s own festival, Meat Street Presented by the Makers of SPAM Brand at Main Place Mall, because we’ll have a shawarma pizza in the Meat Street Marketplace for you to chow down on, courtesy of the team at Hobo Co. Pizza.

Hobo Co’s pizza is a dope mashup of shawarma and pizza that brings together the best of both worlds. It’s got some righteous pizza dough coated in both tomato and tahini sauce, shawarma beef, and fresh mozzarella cheese. After being baked to a golden brown, the Shawarma pizza gets topped with fresh chopped parsley and pickled turnips, giving you a mix of rich, beefy, cheesy, and pickled flavors for a well-balanced pizza.

If you’re down with this combo, make sure to buy some tickets to Meat Street to grab a pie or two. We guarantee it’s gonna be a meat extravaganza with plenty of one-of-a-kind dishes like this shawarma pizza.

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Mad Dumplings is Serving The Most Vibrant Spam Sandwich At MEAT STREET

When y’all see SPAM at restaurants, it’s usually in some sort of musubi form or in fried rice.

Orange County food truck Mad Dumplings isn’t about that, and instead is changing the SPAM game in a bold way.

In the Marketplace of Meat Street Presented by the Makers of SPAM Brand at MainPlace Mall, they’ll be serving up an eye-popping sandwich called the Spam Pancake to get your tastebuds and eyeballs going.

The sandwich gets its name from the eight slices of pan-fried Spam that get loaded into it and the GIANT handmade scallion pancake that serves as the base. It’s also drizzled with an aioli sauce and topped with a kaleidoscopic assortment of veggies: pickled radishes, carrots, red cabbage, and a healthy amount of cilantro, give you a symphony of flavors that can only be had at Meat Street.

Make sure to snag some tickets if you haven’t already to try out this mad creation along with everything else Meat Street will have to offer.

Mad Dumpling’s Spam Pancake, Bruxie’s Angry Mac, and all of the other fire being served up this weekend are ready to hype up meat in so many ways, and you DON’T wanna miss out.