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On the move: Jay Dogs now serving at Tacoma Farmers Market

Post by Sue Kidd / The News Tribune on May 15, 2013 at 12:00 pm | No Comments »
May 15, 2013 11:11 am
Fix your dog any way you want it with free condiments at Jay Dogs, a new cart on Center Street in Tacoma.
Fix your dog any way you want it with free condiments at Jay Dog.

The fledgling hot dog cart from Center Street is on the move. Jay Dogs now is serving every Thursday at the Broadway Tacoma Farmers Market.

Owner Jay Gallinatti said traffic has been too low at his perch near South Union and Center Streets in Tacoma, so he’s been traveling to where the crowds convene. April found him serving at Wingman Brewers taproom in the Dome District. In May, Gallinatti packed up his hot dog cart – which he tows with his 1962 VW truck – and headed for the farmers market. He found success. He’ll be back every Thursday.

In May, he plans to serve at the University of Washington Tacoma Block Party. In June, he’ll be at University Place’s Duck Daze.

He’s not abandoning his Center Street location. However, he may only be there a few days a week. Check his website for the schedule.

If you’ve never been to Jay Dogs, here’s what you need to know. Buns are toasted. Dogs are griddled. Condiments are free and there are a lot of them – cream cheese and the whole family of peppers, mustard, relish and onions.

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Where: Broadway Tacoma Farmers Market on Thursdays, 4002 Center St., Tacoma, 253-389-8527. For exact locations, check and Facebook here
NOTE: This truck is CASH ONLY


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