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Season’s Greetings

So this is Christmas, and what have we done…. Well we can’t quite believe that 2016 is nearly over!  It’s been another excellent year and a pleasure to cook for so many lovely people at festivals and functions up and down this fair land – hopefully you were one of them! We’ve had a lot of firsts this year. It was a great start to the new year, with a…

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Dates for the Diary // May – Sept 2016

Hurrah!  The sunny season is setting in and we’re raring to get started serving up some of the finest street food at this year’s festivities.  We’ve got a few dates for your diary lined up already, so hope you’ll come and find us at one of these special events:

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Trinity Kitchen, Leeds // Jan 2016

We’ll be getting the new year off to a great start at the Trinity Kitchen in Leeds.  We’ll be in residence for 6 weeks alongside 4 other street food vendors to form the “ultimate indoor street food market”. We’re looking forward to being part of it’s unique atmosphere and hope that Hull will be enjoying a similar offering v. soon (city of culture & damn fine food here we come?!)…

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AFTER DARK, SHEFFIELD

After Dark, Sheffield

We’re excited to be returning to Sheffield for Yorkshire’s number 1 fireworks event, After Dark, Sheffield. This was our very first outing in the truck after our launch party last September so we have special memories and are really looking forward to going back!

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CBBC LIVE & DIGITAL IN HULL

CBBC Live and Digital Hull // Sat 31st Oct & Sun 1st Nov

CBBC Live and Digital is coming to Hull THIS WEEKEND for an action-packed weekend of events, live shows and digital activities!  It’s free and aimed at children aged 6-12yrs. Join us in Queen Victoria Square where we’ll be serving up a range of child, and adult friendly locally sourced snacks!  We’ll be there on the square from 9am – 5pm on Saturday, and 10am-5pm on Sunday. Children’s Menu Anna’s Happy…

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Featured in the Yorkshire Post

We were delighted to get a mention in today’s Yorkshire Post! We appeared under the ‘we love’ feature in the food and drink section of the Saturday paper

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Cornucopia Festival, Burton Constable Hall

Cornucopia Festival // 25-27 Sept

We’ll be down at the Cornucopia festival for a fun weekend of music, arts & culture – and delicious food! There’s something for everyone in a family atmosphere with a stately home backdrop. We’ll be serving our range of wraps/kebabs with a few ‘specials’ for our festival friends: Aberdeen Angus Steak sandwich with chill and coriander jam and mustard mayonaisse Pulled Pork sandwich with BBQ sauce, slaw and homemade pickles…

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New Bar on the Block

We are pleased to announce a new addition here at Handheld Food Co. With more and more demand for serving drinks alongside our food we’ve had our very own bar built to help us serve in style!

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Beverley Market – Saturday 29th August

We’re very excited to be making our first appearance down at Beverley Market. We’ll be serving up some delicious street food and the finest of coffee from The Blending Room. Hope to see you there!  

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Tickhill Grand Prix – Sunday 20th September

The Tickhill Grand Prix on 20th September 2015 is a fantastic day of high profile Cycle Racing which boasts the biggest Prize Fund in the British Cycling calendar with the 8 races attracting about 500 Riders from the UK and overseas and is sponsored by YESSS ELECTRICAL. The Crowds that come in their thousands are not just Cycling enthusiasts, the Tickhill Grand Prix attracts a huge demographic range of spectators…

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Urban Kitchens @ Bridgehead, Hessle – 1st Thurs of Month

We’ve changed our day! The ‘Urban Kitchens‘ crew will be gathering on Bridgehead Business Park, Hessle (nr Victoria Plumb) for a street food extravaganza every first Thursday of the month. We’ll be serving a delicious range of wraps and our house summer special – greek salad in a box 😉 We will be joined by our friends Kerbedge, Cantina Burrito, and Shoot The Bull uk. Join us from 11am to…

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5* Review – Wedding Catering

A big thanks to the beautiful bride Hannah Hossack for our lovely 5* review!  We had a great time catering for and sharing in your special day. Link to FaceBook review – 170815  

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Drinks at Inside Out Exhibition – 28th August

We’ll be serving drinks, but no food ;( throughout this exciting group exhibition at Creator College. The Unknown Collective guys have this to say: Our second exhibition is nearly here and we’re very excited! We have some brilliant Artists and D.J’s getting involved aswell as a great licensed bar courtesy of Handheld Food Co. They’re bringing a keg of Cosmo Ale with every £1 per pint going to Club Cosmo…

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Fruit Feast, Humber Street – Saturday 22nd August

We are looking forward to being part of FRUIT FEAST on Saturday 22nd August where we’ll be serving up some culinary treats from noon till (mid)night. We’ll be joined by street food chums Kerbedge, Cantina Burrito, and James Brownies with more to be announced soon. There’s stalls from: Birds Nest records – selling a wide selection of vinyl covering all genres Pizza Eaters – Home of the ‘Rainy Day Activity…

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Bank Holiday Sunday - 30th August with Adrian Byron Burns

Bank Holiday Sunday – 30th August

On Sunday 30th August we will once again be opening our pop up garden café on Beresford Ave, Hull, to serve up some delicious food and play some fine music! Food will be available from 5pm – 9pm, dishes include BBQ ribs, flat iron steaks and vegetarian delights, all served from our fantastic trailer!

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Handheld Food Company at Yum Food Festival

Yum! Food Festival – 7th+8th August

We are looking forward to appearing at the Yum! Festival of Food and Drink, Hull on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August from 10am – 6pm. You can find us in the ‘Taste the World’ zone in Queen Victoria Square where we’ll be serving up some choice wraps from our ‘It’s a Wrap’ menu and an extra special treat exclusively for the Yum! festival… On the menu: YUM! SPECIAL Grass…

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HFC at Bridgehead Business Park, HESSLE

Urban Kitchens @ Bridgehead, Hessle – 2nd Friday of the Month

Every second Friday of the month the ‘Urban Kitchens‘ crew will be gathering on Bridgehead Business Park, Hessle (nr Victoria Plumb) for a street food extravaganza! We’ll be serving a delicious range of wraps and our house summer special – greek salad in a box 😉 We will be joined by our friends Kerbedge, Cantina Burrito, and Shoot The Bull uk. Join us from 11am to 2pm 😉

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Handheld food Co at St Stephen's Hull

Urban Kitchens @ St Stephen’s Hull – Thursdays 12-9pm

Every Thursday throughout the summer months the ‘Urban Kitchens’ crew will be gathering outside St Stephen’s shopping centre as part of their ‘ALIVE AFTER FIVE’ weekly event. This street food extravaganza will see Handheld Food Company joined by our friends Kerbedge, Cantina Burrito, Shoot The Bull, Gauvies Cocktails, with a range of beers from Hull’s own Atom Brewery. Come and try some tasty fodder with a drink in hand and…

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MeltonWest Food Park – Every Wednesday 11am-2pm

Over the summer months you can find us at MeltonWest Business Park every Wednesday from 11am – 2pm. Drag yourselves away from your desks and try some delicious food and fresh coffee in the open air. We’ll be in appearance along with our friends Kerbedge, Cantina Burrito and Shoot The Bull. Check out our twitter, facebook or instagram feeds for the menu on the day & give Steve a call…

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HFC Garden Party 4th July

Popup Garden Cafe – 4th July

On Saturday 4th July between 7pm-11pm we will be opening our pop up garden café on Beresford Ave, Hull, to serve up some delicious food! On the menu will be Dexter flat iron steaks served from the trailer! We’ll have a licensed bar serving Atom hand pulled beers and a wide range of wines and spirits, soft drinks & fresh coffee from ‘The Blending Room’. + live music from the…

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EROICA BRITANNIA FESTIVAL

Eroica Britannia, Bakewell – 19-21 June

We are very much looking forward to Eroica Britannia next week! We’ll be doing the crew catering from Tuesday, then serving the handsome people of Bakewell and beyond from Friday to Sunday at the Graze food festival @ Eroica Brittania – hope to see you there!

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Bank Holiday Sunday 24th May

On Sunday 24th May we will once again be opening our pop up garden café on Beresford Ave, Hull, to serve up some delicious food! Meals will be available from 12pm – 9pm and will start at £5.

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MeltonWest Food Park – Wednesday Lunchtimes

We will be rocking up on the MeltonWest Business Park every Wednesday from 11am – 2pm. Drag yourselves away from your desks and try some delicious food and fresh coffee in the open air. We’ll be in appearance along with our friends Kerbedge, Cantina Burrito and Shoot The Bull. Check out our twitter, facebook or instgram feeds for the menu on the day & give Steve a call on 07989…

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no takeaway thursday

No Takeaway Thursday

Alas dear reader, there will be no Takeaway Thursday until further notice! The trailer is in for an upgrade and undergoing a few repairs in readiness for our new venture starting next Thursday… From Thursday 21st May we will be trading outside of St Stephen’s shopping centre as part of ALIVE AFTER FIVE event, where you can eat delicious food AND listen to live music in the open air! 

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takeaway thursday menu - 07.05.15

Takeaway Thursday – 07.05.15

Hope you all enjoyed the long weekend!  We did and would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone that came to our pop up garden event on Sunday – we had a great time despite the showers! Many thanks to all the excellent musicians that entertained us too!  We hope to do another one very soon.. watch this space! Takeaway Thursday Menu // 07/05/15 Lentil tomato and chilli…

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bank holiday sunday may 3rd 2015

Bank Holiday Sunday Special

On Sunday 3rd May we will be opening our pop up garden café on Beresford Ave, Hull, to serve up some delicious food!  We’ll have a licensed bar serving Atom hand pulled beers and a wide range of wines and spirits, as well as live music from Lyn Acton + Mark Knight & Hillbilly Troupe. Come for a meal, a snack or just to chill with a coffee and the…

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