New Keenwah, CO food truck rolling out healthy quinoa creations

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New food truck Keenwah, CO parked in Civic Center Park
The next time you peruse the food trucks lined up in Civic Center Park on a Tuesday, you might notice a something a little different: quinoa. A food truck named Keenwah, CO is now roaming metro Denver, serving up dishes inspired by the seed (not an actual grain) long-loved by foodies and healthy eaters alike. And with a menu inspired by global cuisine and big flavors, even the health-food averse (or oblivious) will find something to enjoy.

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Kolache Cabin now serving up fast breakfast and lunch pastries on Santa Fe

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The Kolache Cabin is open for business.
Hungry this morning? The Kolache Cabin is now camped at the intersection of Alameda and Santa Fe, where it sells a wide variety of breakfast and lunch pastries that take the traditional kolache on quite a trip.

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Baba's Falafel reinvents a well-known dish on its new truck menu

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The Caprese Falafeldilla at Baba's.
Baba's Falafel has expanded its already innovative menu with new takes on fried chickpeas -- including Tex Mex-style nachos and an Italian-influenced inspired dish that will certainly surprise you, and just may change the way you look at the ubiquitous falafel.

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Just in time for the World Cup, Brazilian Acaraje debuts in Denver

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Courtesy of Brazilian Acarajé.

"As excitement builds over the World Cup 2014 hosted by Brazil this summer -- and with the Olympics taking place in Brazil in 2016 -- there's more and more interest among Coloradans in Brazilian culture and food," insists Jessica Dries, who, along with her husband Edglas Prado, recently launched Brazilian Acarajé, a mobile food endeavor that, she says, "brings traditional Brazilian street food to Denver."

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Ten food trucks to follow in Denver this summer

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Trevor Andersen
Summer heat and bountiful sunshine are bringing more food trucks to Denver's streets than ever before this year. From events like Civic Center Eats and the upcoming Best of Denver's Gourmet Street Food Tour -- and even right to your office -- thrill-seeking diners can play tourist with international cuisine or just settle down with hearty comfort food.

How to separate the cream from the crop? Our Summer Guide, which hits the streets today inside the regular issue of Westword has information on hundreds of events, as well as this list of ten trucks to follow this summer. Keep reading for our picks.

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Kolache Cabin setting up shop at Alameda and Santa Fe

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The current Kolache Cabin setup at Alameda and Santa Fe.
There's good news for Coloradans passionate about their pastry: Kolache Cabin, a "drive-thru" kolache vendor, has set up camp at the intersection of West Alameda and Santa Fe Drive, and promises to be in business in "just a few more days." Bringing a whole new meaning to "food truck," Kolache Cabin is a small, wooden wheeled cabin hitched to the back of a red pickup, currently parked in an empty lot at the busy intersection.

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Photos: Kassia's Pasta Farm celebrates the season at Infinite Monkey Theorem

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Scott Lentz
Kassia Koukari of Kassia's Pasta Farm plates up some kale pesto noodles at Infinite Monkey Theorem Urban Winery.
Before Kassia Koukari parks Roberto, the three-wheeled delivery bike for Kassia's Pasta Farm, for the season, she wheeled him to the Infinite Monkey Theorem on Thursday night for the kickoff of Operation: Turkey Raisin', a food/fundraiser for Denver Rescue Mission's Thanksgiving Turkey Drive. Through November 23, a portion of all Kassia's Pasta Farm's sales will be donated to the cause -- and customers who donate a can of food will get a dollar off a pasta dish.

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Eat St. filming Denver food trucks for Mile-High Mealtime segment

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Lori Midson
El Toro the Tot is one of several Denver food trucks that will appear in an upcoming Eat St. segment.

Seven Denver-based food trucks, including Quiero Arepas, Pink Tank, Orange Crunch, Hey PB&J, Big Kiwi's Gourmet Eats, El Toro the Tot and Street Eats 5280, are getting their fifteen minutes of fame this week and next as filming crews from Eat St., a meals-on-wheels show hosted by James Cunningham that bills itself as a "lip-smacking celebration of North America's tastiest, messiest and most irresistible street food," descend upon the Mile High City to shoot the trucks -- and the food they serve -- for an upcoming segment.

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Photos: The final Justice League of Street Food party

Categories: Food Trucks

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Lori Midson

Last week, when I interviewed Delores Tronco about the end to the Justice League of Street Food -- and the group's pavement parties that pioneered Denver's mobile food movement, the last of which took place on Saturday -- the initial organizer of those gatherings had this to say: "We hope that someone else will pick up the reins and bring another great series of food truck parties to life, but since this is the last Justice League party ever, we hope that we'll be able to go out with a bang."

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- More photos: The Final Justice League of Street Food Party

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After one last bash, the Justice League of Street Food will end the party

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August 3 marks the finale for the Justice League of Steet Food.

Judging from the notes of woe on the Justice League of Street Food's Facebook page, where it was announced earlier today that the coalition's food truck parties will come to an end on August 3, there are an awful lot of saddened loyalists. "What a downer," wrote one disheartened fan. "What. The. Fuck." wrote another. "Why stop a good thing?" wondered someone else.

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- Photos: Justice League of Street Food kicks off 2013 season
- Get in line at the Justice League for Street Food inaugural party
- Justice League of Street Food dishes about its upcoming secret bash

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