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Tennis event to serve food truck fare

Sunday's "Taste of Tennis" for Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis & Education in East Falls looks like a winner.

Tennis event to serve food truck fare

Jonah Fliegelman, a tennis pro at Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education, has set up a delicious lineup of food trucks and other mobile operators for the AAYTE's "Taste of Tennis" event Sunday, Oct. 2 at the facility, at 4842 Ridge Ave. in East Falls.

Fliegelman himself is about to hit the road with Pitruco, a wood-fired pizza truck that he's working on with Nathan Winkler-Rhoades, who just finished defending his Ph.D dissertation in developmental psychology at Harvard, and Food Trust alumnus Eric Hilkowitz.

There also will be appearances by:

See event details here.

As for Pitruco (the name is a mashup of PIzzaTRUCkCOmpany): It will set up this Saturday (Oct. 1) at LOVE Park, followed by a visit to the Night Market in Chinatown on Oct. 6. Thereafter, it will camp out at lunchtime Mondays and Wednesdays at LOVE Park and Tuesdays and Thursdays at Drexel U.

Michael Klein
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