Updated - Tuesday, 9:19 a.m. - Nana G's: Chicken & Waffles will be replaced by Champion Cheesesteaks - they offer a variety of classic American food including, of course, cheesesteaks.
, kicks off this Thursday, Aug. 16 - and local mouths are already watering with the announcement of the food trucks expected at the event.
Organizers promise the extension will be lively. Those who walk, or drive, the short distance from Canton Street to the end of Mimosa Boulevard can expect local shops open, vendors set up on the square and - perhaps the most highly anticipated of all - food trucks. The trucks are some of most popular in the Atlanta Street Food Coalition.
Here's the most updated list of food trucks expected during Alive at the Square:
King of Pops - exotic-inspired frozen treats with a flavor range from Mexican Chocolate to the Arnold Palmer.
Wow - "Wonderlicious on Wheels" is part of Duck’s Kitchen in Decatur, serving savory stuffed corn cakes - or arepas - in addition to other menu items like "My Oh My Tomato Pie" and "Crispy Shrimp Cake."
Nana G's: Chicken & Waffles - Belgian style waffles with fried chicken marinated in secret spices, salt-water and buttermilk for 48 hours.
Happy Belly - a farm to street food truck, which serves a fresh, daily menu including items like The Georgian, a grilled short rib-brisket burger, with sweet Vidalia onion chutney, ancho chili dressing and cheddar on a soft Kaiser roll.
Buen Provecho - a taste of Puerto Rico with menu items like sweet plantains, corn fritters and a caramelized onion steak sandwich.
The Food Movement - Organizers have confirmed either Pressed for Time or Hail Caesar will be attending Alive at the Square.