If finding the perfect beer to pair with your "Oink and Moo Chili" and side of escargot is on your personal bucket list, check out foodstruck in York City on Sunday.

There's no shortage of potentially crazy — and delicious — combinations on the menu.

For the third time in less than a year, a group of friends with a knack for event planning have gathered dozens of food trucks together for a smorgasbord of epic proportions.

This time, they've added beer to the foodstruck mix and expanded the number of grazing hours.

The new location, Penn Park, will be able to accommodate 50 food trucks — up from 27 at foodstruck's April event.

[Click here to see a full map of where all the trucks will be set up]

Organizers are hoping the boost in food options will relieve the long lines experienced in April, when about 8,500 people showed up to chow down.

"Our big focus this time is sort of just bigger and better," organizer Philip Given said. "The goal of anything like this is to really bring stuff into the area to eat that you wouldn't normally be able to get. We're doing a really good job of that this time, I think."


Cases in point — eggplant schnitzel from the Flying Deutschman, sambusa (Iraqi-style baked turnovers) from Upohar, pistachio pizza from Forno Bova, spicy lamb cheesesteak from the Bistro Lunch Box, chicken and waffles from Spectrum Farm to Truck and tostones (fried green plantains with Old Bay sauce) from the Green Bowl.

To serve the hungry masses, foodstruck added trucks from Scranton, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New Jersey and Delaware to the lineup.

The beer: As for beer, there will be more than 15 varieties — mostly craft breweries — to choose from.

"And then there's Miller Lite for the folks who want Miller Lite," Given said.

Adults who want to chase their mofongo with a tasty brew can purchase tokens after showing identification.

Tokens will be sold in packs of five, which cost $5. One token covers the cost of a 3-ounce sample. Four tokens pay for a 12-ounce glass.

Since announcing the plan for foodstruck's third installment, organizers have allayed concerns about the beer by comparing the event to the family-friendly atmosphere of a baseball game.

"If anything, we're actually going to be more stringent than a baseball game," Given said. "We have a couple steps to check people just to make sure that everybody's having a good time. Our goal certainly is to have people come and eat food, have a couple beers and hang out with us for the day."

For the kids: Also new this year is a spot for kids' activities at Penn Park's tennis courts. Live music and vendors will return.

Parking options are plentiful. City garages on East Market, West Philadelphia and West King streets will be open and free.

Organizers have also arranged free shuttles to transport people from parking lots at York College and the Susquehanna Commerce Center to Penn Park.

Foodstruck is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information is available at www.foodstruckyork.com.

— Reach Erin James at ejames@yorkdispatch.com.