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VALLEY VIEW — Thirty rolling kitchens are already lined up for the May 11-12 TX Food Truck Fest at Valley View mall. The $5 admission raises money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of North Texas. Kids under 12 get in free. Block party starts at 5 p.m. that Friday. There's a "Dash & Dine" 5K run on Saturday. Trucks including Tin Star Taco Taxi will be selling grub both days till 10 p.m. [Texas Food Truck Fest]

OAK CLIFF — Dallas Observer's crusty dining critic Scott Reitz gets giddy about Emporium Pies finding a home in Bishop Arts. Megan Wilkes and Mary Gauntt will open their pie shop this fall in a 1930 Victorian bungalow in the sweet nabe in Oak Cliff. [Dallas Observer]

PHILADELPHIA — There's a food connection in this year's just-announced Pulitzer Prizes. The winner for drama is Water by the Spoonful, a play by Quiara Alegría Hudes about an Iraq war vet who returns home to Philly to work in a sandwich shop. The award comes with a $10K check, which will buy a lot of hoagies. [New York Times]

ASIAPei Wei is looking for a videographer who can travel. Winner of the "Inspire Asia" gig gets a $5K stipend and trips to Asia with the chain's chefs. Shooter will be filming the search for the diner's next great menu item. [Pei Wei]

Tin Star Taco Taxi. [Photo: Facebook]

Tin Star Taco Taxi

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