Eat St. season two premieres in September on Food Network Canada

Profiling 52 new street food vendors in 20 cities across North America, “Eat St.” season two continues its wild ride for the discerning palates in search of the most mouth-watering street food available.  

From Honolulu with its Flip’t Out Pinoy Dogs to the Bronx’s Old Bay Fish Sandwich, each episode of “Eat St.” highlights only the best and most delicious dishes cooked up curbside.

Canadian comedian James Cunningham returns to host the series. The ‘Eat St.’ App companion to the series – that uses GPS to track street fare near you – is available for download on iTunes and android phones.

Produced by Vancouver-based Paperny Films and directed by Peter Waal, “Eat St.” season two premieres Friday, September 2 at 9 p.m. ET / PT on Food Network Canada.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be delivering a second season of this sinfully delicious series” says Cal Shumiatcher, Executive Producer, Paperny Films, “And, as a true transmedia project, we have high hopes that both the Series and the iPhone App will have continued success in Canada, the US and abroad.”

Each episode of “Eat St.” showcases four different street food vendors who dish up creative takes on mobile meals. Vendors share their unique stories while giving viewers a curb-side view of each chef-run mobile kitchen. “Eat St.” also gets the scoop from local patrons to find out what keeps them coming back for more. Cities visited this year include Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana; Nashville, Tennesse; Charleston, South Carolina and Vancouver, B.C. to name a few.

With almost 200,000 downloads to date, the ‘Eat St.’ App is a downloadable tool for street food lovers available as an iPhone or android App or website at eatst.foodnetwork.ca. The app allows hungry users to find street food vendors with real-time location information. It also allows users to check out detailed street food listings and menus, read user reviews, take advantage of discounts and deals, share their own discoveries, and find out which carts friends in their social networks frequent. The ‘Eat St.’ App is a collaboration between Paperny Films and Invoke Media. The App was funded in part by the Bell New Media Fund.

 

EPISODE 1: THE ITALIAN JOB

Fri., September 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Eat St.’s first stop is San Diego’s Mangia Mangia Mobile, run by two hot headed Italians. Biting at the heels is a visit to Austin, Texas to the Pig Vicious Trailer for all things pork related. Still in Austin, Eat St. pays a call to the Cazamance Trailer for some sizzling Senegalese cuisine. Later, things heat up in New Orleans with the Dragos fire truck that serves char broiled oysters off the back.

 

EPISODE 2: BACON MANIA BABY

Fri., September 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Baconmania is a truck out of Costa Mesa, California that is crazy about bacon. From Bacon Balls to Bacon Smoothies, these guys it covered…in bacon. From there, Eat St. arrives at Curbside truck in Baton Rouge who works to improve the classics. The Buttermilk truck – whose owners decided to serve breakfast all day – in downtown L.A. is the third stop. The final stop is Austin, Texas for some Italian cuisine at the Jalopy truck where they serve their dishes off the back of an18 wheeler.

Paperny Films Inc. is an independent, Vancouver-based production company run by partners David Paperny, Audrey Mehler, and Cal Shumiatcher. It has garnered worldwide acclaim for its provocative, innovative, and entertaining television programming. From groundbreaking documentaries to reality television series to lifestyle programming, Paperny Films excels in capturing the essence of human stories.

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