From gyros, tacos and Cuban sandwiches, to burgers, hot dogs and ice cream, Saturday's Food Truck Fight in LeClaire promises to satisfy most cravings.
Nine Iowa-based mobile vendors will be competing for votes during the event, which runs from noon to 10 p.m. on the levee in LeClaire, 117 S. Front St.
Food trucks, trailers and carts will dish out samples to patrons — either for free or a small price — who then will vote for their favorite restaurant on wheels.
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Floyd's Burgers and Sliders, owned by Austin Mills, is a household name in the Quad-City food truck scene. The Eldridge-based vendor will compete Saturday in LeClaire's Food Truck Fight.
Los Primos Mexican Grill also has a brick-and-mortar restaurant on Locust Street in Davenport.
Flavor Train, known for its Cuban sandwich, is set to hit the Quad-City streets again this summer.
The DeWitt-based mobile food vendor, Chuckies, known for its breaded pork tenderloin, will be competing Saturday in LeClaire's Food Truck Fight.
Based in Des Moines, Karam's Grill will travel to compete Saturday in LeClaire's Food Truck Fight. Owned by Hamid Karam, the mobile restaurant serves a variety of Mediterranean wraps and gyros.
LeClaire's own Randl Besse, aka The Hot Dog Guy, plans to participate in Saturday's Food Truck Fight.
Taco King, a Des Moines-based Mexican food vendor, will be in LeClaire for Saturday's Food Truck Fight. Owner Alfredo Alonzo said he has been making tacos since his early childhood.
Smilee's is the lone ice cream truck scheduled to participate in Saturday's event. Michelle Allers, who owns Smilee's, recently closed her brick-and-mortar ice cream shop, based in Eldridge and replaced it with a food truck version. There is also a Smilee's shop in DeWitt.
For the past five years, D's Smoking BBQ, a food trailer that's on the lineup for Saturday's Food Truck Fight, has primarily served barbecue in Albany, Illinois, Clinton, Iowa and a variety of festivals and fairs. Now, owner Dan Hager is moving his operation to LeClaire, where he's also opening a brick-and-mortar establishment at 106 S. Cody Road, LeClaire.
Attendees will elect their choice by placing a token, which will be distributed upon entry, into a bucket next to each vendor. Voting begins at noon and ends at 6 p.m. The winner will be announced at 7 p.m.
The family-friendly festival also will feature beer, live music, arcade games from Analog Arcade Bar, Davenport, and a bounce house for children. Admission for everyone is $5, except for children under 12, who will get in for free.
Quad-City entertainer Bobby Ray Bunch and Robert Day, owner of The Faithful Pilot in LeClaire, co-organized the first-of-its-kind event.