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Gotta get that

Today is Tuesday. Today is the last day of June. Today felt refreshing (well the morning at least). Today we will be at Innovation Park (central park side) serving up some lunch!

Tomorrow and Thursday we will be uptown (across from the Duke building) to feed you some patriotic ‘merica lunch items, in honor of the 4th of July coming up! Don’t worry, tacos will be happening tomorrow, so plan to come by with your work pals. Be that friend that introduces them to Taco Wednesday.

Innovation Park Menu

Chicken Bacon Wrap

Grilled chicken with crumbled bacon, greens, slivered red onions, cucumbers, smoked jalapeno and garlic aioli in a tomato basil wrap

Braised Pork Taco

Braised pork with smoked chili rice, grilled apple and local celery relish

Smoked Chicken Wings

House smoked wings tossed in either Asian BBQ sauce or molasses red pepper sauce

Veggie Burger

Quinoa, sweet corn, black beans and caramelized onions bound together with house made potato chips and seared, over greens and topped with grilled vegetable medley and caramelized fennel aioli


Orzo grilled vegetable pasta salad

Boom Boom Pow black eyed pea salad

groovin to black eyed peas,



Friday is a fave

Good morning errybody! We had a great time at the #instabeerupclt event last night at Unknown Brewing. Were you there?? Did you win all the cool prizes I wanted? If you missed out, there will be a next time…

Today we will be serving lunch outside of One Day Surgery. We’ve got a great menu for a hot day. Tonight we’ll be at TWO spots. Sycamore Brewing and Tilt on Trade. Those menus will be posted later on today so plan to come see us at one of those locations!

One Day Surgery

Southern Veggie Burger

Sweet corn, black beans, and corn grits bind this delicious veggie burger, served over fresh greens and topped with cool cucumber basil coulis

Shaved Turkey Wrap

Thin shaved, oven roasted turkey breast, with Kirby cucumbers, heirloom cherry tomatoes, sliced bell pepper, fresh greens and cajun aioli

BBQ Chicken Wrap

Grilled BBQ chicken, sliced local peaches, Kirby cucumbers, fresh greens, queso fresco and cilantro

Orzo Primavera

Orzo pasta with garlic, lemon, summer squash, bursted cherry tomatoes, fresh grated parmesan and fresh herbs

Quinoa Salad

Mint, Cucumber, Basil, Lemon

Mixed Green

Shaved Radish, Cucumber, Heirloom Cherry Tomato, Red Wine Vinaigrette

 winning all day erryday,


Tonight’s menu though.

You guys. The chefs have created a scrumptious menu for tonight’s festivities at Unknown Brewing! Scroll down and I think you’ll agree. Everyone will be mingling, drinking brew,  and winning cool prizes at #instabeerupclt. There’s going to be lots of people there, but not so many where you’re thinking “ugh, there’s too many humanoids in here, I just want out!” You’ll probably see some old friends and make some new ones, so plan to come out, starts at 6pm!

Unknown Brewing Menu


Fresh fried corn tortillas, creamy queso, sweet corn and black bean salsa, fresh cilantro, and lime

Smoked Wings

Tossed in your choice of Red Pepper Maple or Classic Buffalo

Maryland Style Boardwalk Fries

Thick cut fries sprinkled with Old Bay and Malt Vinegar

Meat Ball Sliders

Ground beef and local sausage, Cheerwine tomato sauce, queso fresco

Ahi Tuna Taco

Panko crusted ahi tuna topped with creamy basil dressing, and sweet corn salsa

Mini Veggie Burger Slider

Mini veggie burgers, cucumber herb dressing, and sliced beet

Pulled Pork Taco

Slow braised and pulled pork topped with rainbow chard, apple, lemon pesto slaw

Summer Pasta Salad

serving #instabeerupers tonight,


Today is pre-Friday yall! Celebrate with us by coming out to the truck for lunch or dinner…or both! We will be uptown for lunch (across from Duke building) and then at Unknown Brewing tonight from 5pm-9pm. The monthly meetup of #instabeerupclt is going down there tonight, full of awesome people to network with, awesome raffle prizes, delicious beer and tasty food.

Tomorrow we will be serving lunch outside of One Day Surgery. And for the evening, we’ll be at two spots – Sycamore Brewing and Tilt on Trade. Hope to see you soon!

Check out today’s menu.

Uptown Across from Duke Energy Center

Chicken Burrito

Poultry Junction Farm’s free range roasted chicken, sweet corn and  black bean salsa, melted cheese, seasoned rice, and fresh greens

Meatball Sub

Ground beef and Neese’s sausage meatballs, house made marinara sauce, parmesan cheese, and fresh basil

BBQ Taco

Texas Style BBQ brisket and pork, rainbow chard and apple slaw

Veggie Burger

Ground spiced chickpea, caramelized onion, topped with spicy aioli, fresh cilantro and lime zest



Chioggo Beets, blueberries, red onions, red win vinaigrette

Summer Pasta Salad

Fusili pasta, local heirloom tomatoes and kirby cucumbers, a little parmesan and fresh herb vinaigrette

Sycamore Tonight!

We’re throwing you for a loop this week because we are going to Sycamore Brewing tonight! We will also be there for Friday night (our norm). So lucky for you if Sycamore is one of your fave after-work spots, or if you’ve been telling your buddies you want to check it out, we’ll be there to feed you twice this week! Below is what’s goin’ on tonight.

Tomorrow we’ll be back uptown for lunch and then Unknown Brewing in the evening for #instabeerupclt!

Sycamore Brewing Menu

Nach Yoes Nachos 

Add chicken 

House Fried corn chips, local heirloom red and green tomato, fresh mozzarella cheese pico, queso and chopped cilantro

 Smoked Wings 

Poultry Junction slow smoked wings, bbq rubbed and tossed in a molasses bourbon glaze

BBQ Brisket Sliders

Braised brisket with Texas Style BBQ sauce, on slider roll with house made pickles

 Pork Tacos 

Brown sugar roasted pork with crisp cucumber, seasoned rice, red onions and greens

 Veggie Burger 

Ground chick peas, caramelized onions, chopped herbs, served over greens and topped with spicy aioli



Chickpea falafels with a cucumber yogurt sauce

Swedish Meatballs 

with Cheerwine dipping sauce

 Miss Vickie’s Chips 

 sycamore brewin’ tonight,


Here and There

Good Tuesday morning to you! Hopefully you’ve been able to escape the heat a little bit and find a pool or lake to refresh yourself and keep your sanity. Is there a light at the end of this heat tunnel? Anyway, back to biz. We are at Innovation Park (Central Park side) today for lunch. Check out our menu below and start getting hungry!

Looking ahead to the next couple of days, we’ll be uptown for lunch Wed and Thurs. And then Wed night we’ll be at Sycamore Brewing, and Thurs night at Unknown Brewing for #instabeerupclt! Hope you catch us around town this week!

Innovation Park Menu

Grilled Chicken Salad Wrap

Grilled Chicken, Crisp Celery and Red Onion, Dijon Mayo, Fresh Greens, and house Made Pickle

Pulled Pork Tacos

Slow cooked Carolina style pulled pork BBQ topped with black bean and sweet corn salsa

Shrimp Tacos

Lemon poached shrimp, fresh greens, heirloom salsa, cotija cheese, and fresh lemon zest

BBQ Brisket Sliders

Smoked brisket, house made BBQ sauce topped with our home made garlic pickle

Veggie Burger

Chickpeas, Caramelized Onions, Fresh Greens, Spicy Mayo


Local Cucumber Salad

Sliced Local Cucumbers in a Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Mixed Green Salad

Shaved Red Onion, Radish, Blueberry, Asiago Cheese, and Red Wine Vinaigrette

too hot to be creative,


Sycamore’s got it goin’ on…

We’re getting ready for another wonderful night in the neighborhood, at Sycamore Brewing! Live music, Roots food, cold beer or wine….what’s not to love? Reward yourself, you’ve been working hard all week. Check out your list of dinner options below.

Let us make you breakfast tomorrow morning! We’ll be at Wedgewood Farmers Market from 9am-12pm. It’s right at the corner of Tyvola and Wedgewood. The menu will be posted in the morning, but don’t worry, it’s always a good one!

Sycamore Menu, 5pm-9pm


Add chicken 

Black bean, sweet corn and heirloom tomato pico, queso and cilantro

Fish Taco

Panko crusted tuna with a creamy rainbow Chard and tatsoi slaw, Chioggia beets

Chicken Taco 

Roasted chicken with heirloom tomato, black bean and sweet corn pico


Spanish Bruschetta 

Fresh mozzarella cheese, queso fresco, heirloom tomatoes, red onions and basil and balsamic glaze on toasted baguettes

 Local Cucumber Salad 

Sliced Rowland’s Row cucumber mix with fresh herbs and a simple vinaigrette


Chickpea falafels with artichoke and cucumber tzatziki

 Mac Bites 

Fried creamy mac bites topped with sriracha

 Peel and Eat Shrimp 

Local NC Shrimp with cocktail sauce

Miss Vickie’s Chips 

cheersing to friday,


Celebrate Good Times!

Hey hey hey…it’s Friday! Lucky for you peeps that work inside the Duke building, you don’t have to leave the a/c to get Roots for lunch today. We’ll be there on the 4th floor ready to feed your Friday face. Whatever that means.

Tonight we’ll be out at Sycamore Brewing, serving up food and listening to live music by Hunter’s Travesty! You should definitely plan to come through. Or if you have to get home, and don’t feel like cooking anything because you don’t want your house or you to get 1 degree warmer, stop by and grab something to go! Look out for that menu later on today.

Duke Lunch Menu
Roots Buffalo Chicken Salad
Roasted chicken with red onion, cucumber, garlic scape and a buffalo garlic aioli on Nova’s French Loaf bread or over Greens
Smoked Pork Taco
Pork Marinated in peaches and bourbon with rainbow chard and tatsoi slaw topped with local peaches
Chicken Gyro 
Roasted chicken with greens, cucumbers, tomatoes and a garlic tzatziki
Heirloom Tomato Sammie
Rowlands Row Heirloom tomatoes, greens and a garlic herb aioli on toasted Nova’s bread
Cucumber Salad 
Green Salad
Beets, cukes, peaches, and sweet onion and scape vinaigrette
friday smilin’,

Hot Tuesday

It’s Tuesday! So that means we’ll be serving up lunch at Innovation Park (Central Park side) Take a break from that air-conditioned cubicle and come enjoy the sun! Don’t worry “Uptowners”, we’ll be there for Taco Day tomorrow across from the Duke building.

Here are your scrumptious lunch options for today!

Innovation Park Menu

Grilled Chicken Salad Wrap

Grilled Chicken, Crisp Celery and Red Onion, Dijon Mayo, Fresh Greens and Crunchy Potato Chips

Cold Turkey

Sliced Roasted Turkey Cold Cut, Creamy Goat Cheese Spread, Marinated Local Cucumbers, and Fresh Greens

Black Bean Burger

Seared House Made Black Bean Burger on a Toasted Roll with Heirloom Tomato Salsa and Cilantro Sour Cream


Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Pimiento……Grilled

Pulled Pork Taco

Braised and smoked pulled pork with Texas style BBQ sauce, Cool Crisp Summer Slaw


Local Cucumber Salad

Sliced Local Cucumbers in a Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Mixed Green Salad

Bell Pepper, Radish, Peaches, Cucumbers, Red Wine Vinegar

Fruit Cup

Local Blueberries and Local Peaches

keep on truckin,


Birdsong Awesomeness

It’s time to celebrate Thursday night! Why? I say why not? And it’s pretty hot out so you’re probably thirsty for some Birdsong beer. That’s where we’ll be tonight serving up some eats to go along with those cold beers, so hope to see you there! It’s going to be a tough call on what to order tonight…check out the menu!

Birdsong Brewing Menu, 5pm-9pm

Cool as a Cucumber 

Cold crisp cucumber salad with fresh herbs and shaved red onion

Cold Turkey 

Smoked turkey cold cut, fresh lettuce, goat cheese, garlic scape and sliced cucumber, all wrapped up in a sundried tomato tortilla


House fried corn chips, creamy cheese sauce, and sungold pico de gallo

Add Grilled Chicken 

Smoked Free Range Wings

Smoked Poultry Junction Farm’s free range chicken wings smoked and grilled, served with spicy brambleberry BBQ sauce

Taco Fresco 

Grilled Chicken and Ice Cold Market Slaw made from Fresh Crisp Cucumbers, Chioga Beets, Green Cabbage and Tender Kale, all dressed with a refreshing mint lemon vinaigrette

Tortilla Chips and Heirloom Tomato Salsa 

Heirloom tomato salsa made with local tomatoes that were picked TODAY!

thirsty. on a thursday,