Food truck aficionados, take note! Today and tomorrow, from noon to 10 p.m., you can sample the wares of dozens of food trucks — and enjoy some beer and good music and browse through local craft tents, besides — down at the Columbus Commons. It’s the weekend of the Columbus Food Truck Festival, and there’s a broad range of trucks operated by some of the passionate folks who are making Columbus’ food truck culture one of the city’s greatest features.
When I visited the Festival tonight, the crowd was just starting to roll in. I got the sense that we disturbed a woman in a bikini who, amazingly, was sunbathing in the middle of one of the lawns. Really? Sunbathing in the middle of a civic event? Weird, perhaps . . . but it just seemed to make the Festival a bit more quirky, and that’s not a bad thing.
I love the development of community events, like the Food Truck Festival, that you can now find almost every weekend in Columbus if you’re inclined to get out with your neighbors and friends. It helps to make Columbus an even better place to live. Stop by and nosh if you have a chance.