Food-truck extravaganza 'Civic Center Eats' kicks off Tuesday

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

DENVER - The food-truck extravaganza Civic Center Eats kicks off Tuesday for its ninth year as a lunchtime getaway for downtown workers, residents and visitors.

The event is every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the promenade in Civic Center Park, through Oct. 9.

Among the lineup of 46 trucks are 17 newcomers ranging from A Taste of the Philippines to Lucky Dog to Jessie's Smokin' NOLA.

List of vendors: http://www.civiccenterconservancy.org/pdfs/76_2014_civic_center_eats_vendor_listpdf.pdf

Proceeds from the event help support Civic Center revitalization efforts and events such as exercise programs, outdoor movies and the July 3 Independence Eve celebration.

Read more from our partners at the Denver Post: http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_25794081/food-truck-extravaganza-launches-tuesday-denvers-civic-center