Everett — There aren’t many places in Everett where you can double-fist sushi burritos and fried bread burgers and head to beer gardens with pulled pork. But the annual Fisherman’s Village Music Festival not only makes dreams come true, it fosters hedonism.
The festival returns to Everett May 18-20 with an expanded lineup of food trucks participating in the night market. It is open to everyone, festival pass holders or not. Downtown Everett transforms into a culinary destination for everything from comfort food to fresh, crunchy salads.
For those looking to refuel in new ways during the show, we’re highlighting some new additions to our food truck line-up, while some classics from last year’s market return to the fest. Das Bratmobile serves German street food staples such as currywurst, potato salad and schnitzel, while The Food Atlas offers savory Indian snacks such as samosa chaat.
The market at 2930 Wetmore Avenue is free to enter and features live music by local and regional artists, a beer garden and, of course, food. Food truck hours are 4pm to 10pm on Fest Fridays and 12pm to 10pm on Saturdays. Fisherman’s Village Block Party is open to all ages, but he must be 21 or older to enter the beer garden.
what is that: Ryan’s REZ-ipes was recently voted the best food truck in the county by Herald readers. Ryan’s REZ-ipes serves up the most delicious, rib-focused delicacies, including rib steak burritos stuffed with juicy marinated beef and house-made smoked pulled pork tacos. A longtime ‘crispy, cheesy, spicy favorite’. His Tulalip-based truck lines at lunchtime can be insane, and Fest is no exception.
What stands out: The truck is perhaps best known for its fried bread made from scratch by owner Ryan Gobin, who spent years perfecting a recipe passed on to him by his aunt. A member of the Tulalip tribe that was once a self-sufficient food among the indigenous peoples, gobins can be found on fluffy, sweet bread topped with strawberry jam, lemon he raspberry his jam, or a healthy dusting of cinnamon and sugar. And now it’s a crowd favourite. For $5 extra, he can also replace his one bun of the truck’s juicy smashburgers with fried bread.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: Luckily, its incredible fried bread is vegetarian, but not gluten-free. Or go for nacho fries without bacon. For a truly hearty meal, the veggie bowl is stuffed with jasmine rice and crunchy sesame coleslaw and served with a spicy lemongrass aioli.
price: $10 for pulled pork tacos, $4 or $3 each. $8 veggie bowl or $13 with optional short rib steak. Garlic rosemary truffle fries, $8.
langostino sushi burrito
what is that: The concept is very simple, yet innovative. Take all the fixings out of your favorite tuna roll and make it bigger, thicker, and handheld.Nate Feaster, event coordinator for festival organizer Everett Music Initiative, said the track was a hit in his Fisherman’s. We predict that it will be the vitality of long days and nights.
“All white rice gives me carbs and I’ll keep going until I can go to the beer garden at night,” Fiester said.
What stands out: The Seattle-based truck also serves traditional Asian-American fare like noodles and crispy saucy chicken, but it’s the namesake burrito that got the food writer excited. Thing. The spicy tuna burrito seems to be a fan favorite, and the spicy BBQ pork burrito provides a meaty addition to the oversized classic.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: Langostino serves vegetarian sushi burritos loaded with colorful pickles and fresh vegetables. Check with your vendor to make sure their dishes are gluten-friendly.
price: At the time of writing, there were no prices on Langostino’s menu.
She’s Got Bowls
what is that: Offering “Peace, Love, Bowls” to the good people of Snohomish County, this truck delivers all of your most valued comfort food in the form of a convenient, portable bowl. Owner Susan Jensen typically tours breweries, bars, and other haunts across the county, but at Fisherman’s, starving festival-goers stay in one location long enough to load up. increase.
What stands out: The Top Secret Chicken Bowl is Colonel’s classic fried chicken topped with rice, quinoa and vegetables and drizzled with Jensen’s own secret sweet chili sauce. The Chicken Cordon Bleu Mac and Cheese features the same crispy chicken wrapped in a lush cheese sauce.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: Jensen points out when gluten-free or veggie replacements are available on items on her rotating menu. Top Secret Bowl is one of them. Others are veggie-based designs, like the ST Bowl with peppers, onions, asparagus and broccoli over herbed rice and quinoa, topped with tofu or shrimp and served with a lemon-herb vinaigrette.
price: Top Secret Chicken Bowl, $13.50. Chicken Cordon Bleu Mac and Cheese $13.50. ST Bowl, $14.50.
what is that: Like famous PNW seafood chain Anthony’s, Finn can be said to be Anthony’s son. The truck is a portable version of Anthony’s menu item for when he can’t go to one of the 34 chains scattered across the Northwest and craves fresh fish. carry the
What stands out: An exclusive ‘Finnish signature’, the Wild Silver Salmon Ponzu Bowl sounds like the perfect combination of volume, freshness and deliciousness for a sweaty afternoon in the middle of a festival. Charcoal-grilled salmon is served over jasmine rice and vegetables, topped with a tangy-sweet Japanese ponzu sauce.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: Almost everything on the menu features seafood. We recommend asking the vendor if their menu items are gluten-friendly.
price: Ponzu bowl, $20. Mahimahi tacos, $17. $7 for a bowl of Anthony’s Famous Clam Chowder.
smokin dough pizza
what is that: You may have seen the Everett-based Smokin’ Dough (or its signature column of smoke) at your favorite local brewery. It has grown into a small cult following around pizza, as evidenced by one customer running 11 miles to get his hands on the sweet and sour dough.
What stands out: The truck offers reliable standbys like sausage, Hawaiian, and margherita pizza year-round, but its rotating specials are what make it stand out. Expect mac-and-cheese pizza topped with Beecher’s mac, bacon bits, and hutch chili at the festival, but I’m not sure they’ll do the moshing later. Top it off with a dessert pizza of luscious flavors like raspberry cheesecake or cinnamon delight.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: There are many veggie options, but almost all of them contain cheese, and it’s not clear if trucks offer gluten-free crusts. It is recommended.
price: Dessert pizza, $10. Pepperoni, $16. Mac n cheese pizza, $19.
Swag and Wagon Wings and Things
what is that: The self-proclaimed purveyor of Seattle’s best fried chicken, this truck is sure to be appreciated by many Snohomish County professionals while working at Fisherman’s. The menu includes piping hot, crispy legs, peaches, chicken wings, boneless strips, and sides like cornbread and collard greens. At home he can also get a bottle of Swagg Sauce for $6.39. Catch them at the festival on Friday.
What stands out: Recommendations: I don’t like bone-in chicken wings. (Don’t come at me, I’m too lazy to eat around the bone and it’s always covered in sauce…in the famous swag sauce.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: Vegetarian options are few and far between at this chicken-centric truck, but cornbread, collard greens, and French fries are good bets.
price: 3 piece boneless strip with fries, $13. 2 pieces legs and thighs with collard greens, $16. Spicy chicken sandwich, $13.
Zaituna Mediterranean Catering
what is that: Zaytuna serves Middle Eastern classics like baba ganoush and falafel, as well as lesser-known and exciting options like tabhaj, which is French fries, tomatoes, eggplant and zucchini in hot, spicy oil. The truck offers veggie-heavy fare, and he’s sure to be a hit for attendees who find their bodies screaming for real nourishment after a day of Red Bull and coffee. It’s a boon. Find it at the Saturday night market.
What stands out: I love Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food, but I have never seen moussakan, a Palestinian dish of roast chicken and caramelized onions in sumac and garnished with pine nuts, on any menu before. Try a version of zaituna served with basbousa, a semolina-based cake flavored with coconut and rose or orange blossom water.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: There are many vegetarian and vegan options such as falafel, baba ganoush and muhammara. We recommend asking the vendor if their menu items are gluten-friendly.
price: At the time of writing, there are no prices for Zaytuna’s menu.
Meal on Wheels in OP
what is that: Tukwila’s ‘King of the Grill’, Otis Pimpleton, learned the art of barbecue from his father. His grilling prowess became very well-known among his friends and family, and eventually, Food his truck was opened to everyone who wanted to try his smoked meats. I was able to deliver. Check them out at Fes on Saturday.
What stands out: OP offers a rotating selection of summer cookout classics, from hot dogs to pulled pork to short ribs to watermelon. I’ll admit my favorite part of any barbecue has always been the sides, so I’m excited to try Grillmaster’s cornbread and mac and cheese.
Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free Options: Sides are great for vegetarian dishes. I recommend checking with the vendor that their menu items are gluten friendly.
price: 2 sides and bread, 3 ribs for $21. BBQ chicken and bread, $18 for two sides.
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