marcus bean

Street food comes to Shrewsbury

I’m really excited to see the street food trend expanding outside London. And on 22 May, chef Marcus Bean is launching Eat Street in Shropshire’s medieval county town of Shrewsbury.

The pretty, bustling market town of Shrewsbury
The pretty, bustling market town of Shrewsbury

Among the eight traders that will be showcasing their street food will be seasoned street food favourites: The Beefy Boys from Hereford and London-based Dog Town London. They will be lined up alongside Shrewsbury’s Barkworths Seafoods, Eat Up’s big coffee van and Polly’s Parlour Vintage VW ice-cream van.

Add live music and entertainment and there will be a real festival vibe to the event. You can’t go home without one of Dogtown London’s Big Smokey hotdogs or a 12-hour smoked pulled pork bun.

Chef, and Eat Street founder, Marcus Bean in the kitchen garden
Chef, and Eat Street founder, Marcus Bean in the kitchen garden

Other flavours at the Eat Street Shrewsbury include wood fired pizza from the pizza Peddlers, hot dogs topped with chilli cheese from Dogtown London, fishy delights from Barkworths Shrewsbury Saint-Pierre stand, and ice-cream served from a vintage VW ice cream van called Florence.

* Eat Street, Shrewsbury will take place in the grounds of St Alkmunds church off Butcher Row, Shrewsbury on Friday 22nd May, 4pm-10pm. Entry will be free of charge.

For more information follow @eatstreetshrews on Twitter 


Related Posts

  • 42
    Want to know the best foodie hubs across the UK? Here they are... The news that Berkeley Street has become London’s hottest gastronomic real estate may not come as a surprise to foodies, but where are the most delicious streets in other cities? Brighton: Kings Road Situated on the seafront,…
    Tags: food, street, pop-up, trends, drink
  • 34
    Earlier this week I met Tanya Maher, a nutritionist, certified health coach and co-founder of one of London's first organic raw food restaurants. She's tiny and perfect and looks a good five years younger than her years. The reason? Seven years ago she went raw. After switching her diet to start drinking…
    Tags: food, london, drink, trends
  • 31
    We were driving down to Wiltshire on Friday, minus the children, with an hour or three to spare. We were hungry. "Is there anywhere that we could stop about an hour from here," asked my husband optimistically somewhere between Worcester and Gloucester trundling down the M5. I scoured the map.…
    Tags: food, trends, drink, eat
  • 31
    If you fell off the January diet wagon, there is a fail-safe solution. No need to shop or chop, these fully-prepared ready meals are all calorie-counted and come delivered to your door, so that you can slim like a celebrity Balance Box Choose from a 1200 calorie or 1800 calorie…
    Tags: food, pizza, london, eat, bean, drink
  • 31
    She’s a food blogging sensation whose adventures in healthy, healing eating have attracted millions of loyal followers online, now 23-year-old Ella Woodward has released a cookbook, Deliciously Ella – a bible for living and eating well, it might just change your life I can spot Ella Woodward’s London flat even…
    Tags: food, trends, drink

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *