The Hello Bar is a simple web toolbar that engages users and communicates a call to action.

Advertise on Detroit Moxie


Search Detroit Moxie
Connect with me

Get your Detroit Moxie gear!

Affiliates

Most Recent

« Detroit Moxie's Weekend Roundup | Main | Detroit news you can use | Plus win tickets to the Best of Detroit party »
Wednesday
Jun152011

Hot Diggity Dog! The Wienermobile Food Truck is coming to Detroit

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Wienermobile and Oscar Mayer is celebrating by bringing a special edition Wienermobile Food Truck to Detroit. They’ve teamed up with Chef Brian Perrone of Slows Bar BQ to serve up their newest line of hot dogs.

The Wienermobile Food Truck will be at Rivard Plaza on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The first 1,000 people to join in the fun will get FREE hot dogs with a choice of locally-inspired toppings created by Chef Perrone.

For 75 years the Wienermobile has been delivering hot dogs and smiles across the country. By sharing a good deed that made someone else’s day better you can win a ride in a Wienermobile vehicle and $100,000 for your community.

I’ll also be giving away a swag bag filled with awesome goodies including t-shirts, a mini-grill & grilling accessories, a Wiener Whistle, a $25 gift card to Slows Bar BQ and more. More on the swag bag giveaway later… stay tuned!

Update: Slows Bar BQ announced that the locally-inspired toppings from Chef Perrone are Chorizo with Queso Fundido, Roast Pork with Beans and Rapini, Fennel Habanero, Bacon Mayonnaise, and Portabella with local Mizuna.

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

References (8)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.

Reader Comments (7)

This is so awesome. And the perfect excuse for me to get downtown. I have to wonder if they are coming because of all our crazy tweets about them??? If not, still awesome. Thanks for getting the scoop, Becks!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLaurenWeber84

For a moment, I thought you were intimating that the illustrious congressman from NY was coming to Detroit... Phew!

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTodd Waller

"A Wiener Whistle," you say? . . . Well, that's just so obviously inviting that I'll simply pass it by and pretend I'm more mature than is the case.

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlan Stamm

Lauren,
Ha! I know, there has been a lot of chatter on Twitter about the Wienermobile! It sounds like a totally fun event. Hope to see you there!

Todd,
I could care less about that guy from NY. This is going to be way classier. :)

Alan,
I had a Wiener Whistle a long time ago, they're awesome. :D

June 15, 2011 | Registered CommenterBecks Davis

I see I need to skip work tomorrow. Yay for an awesome excuse!

June 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJsinghur

Where is Rivard Plaza??

June 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterL

Rivard Plaza is about 2 blocks east of the Ren Cen on the Riverwalk.

June 21, 2011 | Registered CommenterBecks Davis

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>