Pad thai, chow mein, beef and chicken kebab with fried rice from the Thai Tucson booth in 2016.

Did you miss the octopus balls last time? Here's a handy dandy list of every food vendor at the 2017 Tucson Meet Yourself, which hits downtown Oct. 13 through 15. (More info here.) 

This year, make sure to hit up new vendors like Patricia’s Cuban Cuisine, which is making the iconic Ropa Vieja meat dish as well as those addictive polvorones shortbread cookies. Sons of Italy will also make a comeback after a decade with its meatball subs, canolis and more. Lastly, check out the Hungry Kepuha, which started as a food truck and is making its TMY debut this year: It's plate lunch, done Guam-style ...

So without further ado, let's get to eating ourselves! 

World street snacks

Pineapple Strawberry sno-cone from Sonoran Sno-cones in 2016. 

• Sonoran Sno Cones: Raspados at booth E20

• RaFrescas: Raspados and refrescos at booth J4

• The Corn Roasters at booth J30

• Frost Gelato Shoppe at booth J31

• KoolTwists: soft serve ice cream at booths J40-41

• Hawaiian Shave Ice at booths J42-43

• J's Kettle Corn at booth J46

• Just Churros at booth C2

• Fruitshack Smoothies at booth C4

• King Corn at booth E39

• Lil' Orbits: donuts at booths E40-41

Native American

Indian Fry Bread from The O'odham Ladies booth in 2016. 

• The O'odham Ladies: Tohono O'Odham cuisine at booth J28

• Café Santa Rosa: Tohono O'Odham cuisine at booth E14

• Yoeme Barrio Libre: Yaqui cuisine at booths J7-8

• San Ignacio Yaqui Council at booth C3

Regional American food

Philly Roast Pork sandwich from Frankie's South Philly Cheesteaks in 2016.

• Frankie's South Philly Cheesesteaks at booth J20

• Southwestern Smoke BBQ at booths J18-19

• Brushfire BBQ at booths J34-35

• Tucson Invitational Games: ballpark foods at booths J44-45

• The Tri-Tip Guy at booth E38

African American/Soul Food

BBQ ribs, beans and cole slaw from the COGIC (Church of God in Christ) Women booth last year.

• Gethsemane Cogic Women at booth E33

• Mama Carey's Catering at booth J27


Red Chili and bean burritos from Matilde's Sonoran Kitchen booth in 2016.

• Matilde's Sonoran Kitchen at booth J29

• El Taco Rustico at booths J10-11

• Los Chiquilines: aguas frescas at booths E46-47

• El Guero Canelo at booth C1

• Santa Cruz Church/Little Mexico at booth E5-6

Latin American

Arepa Pabellón sandwich, of shredded beef, plantains and black beans on a deep fried masa cake from Ricuras de Venezuela food truck in 2016.

• Ricuras de Venezuela at booths J36-37

• Nicaragua in Tucson at booth J32

• Inca's Peruvian at booth E21

• Don Pedro's Peruvian Bistro at booths J38-39

• Club Costa Rica at booths E7-8

• Club Colombia at booths E15-16


Jerk chicken from the CeeDee Jamaican Kitchen booth last year.

• CeeDee's Jamaican at booths E1-2

• Patricia's Cuban Kitchen at booth J3

• D's Island Grill: Jamaican food at booth J9

• Safe Mission: Jamaican food at booth J33

• Caribbean Soul Cuisine: Virgin Islands food at booth E22

Asian and Pacific

Fried rice, beef skewers and spring roll from UA Vietnamese Students booth in 2016. 

• Vietnamese Students Association at booths E29-30

• Vietnamese Alliance at booths J24-25

• Thai Tucson at booth E24

• Thri Ratana Buddhist Temple at booths J12-13

• Wat Buddhametta: Thai food at booths E9-10

• Laos Academic Organization at booths E25-26

• Filipino American Students Association at booth J26

• Filipino American Sampaguita at booths E31-32

• Takoyaki Balls: Japanese octopus dumplings and Tonkotsu Ramen at booth E23

• Hungry Kepuha: food from Guam at booth E37

• Tucson Chinese Christian Church at booth E34

• New Delhi Palace: Indian food at booths E44-45

• Saffron Indian Bistro at booths J5-6

European / Eurasian

From the top, clockwise; Ukrainian Borsch soup, Pirozki with potatoes and onion, Oreshki butter cookies with caramel, Petershok Russian sugar candy, and Pelmeni beef and pork dumplings from Kalina Russian Cuisine booth last year.

• Kalina Russian Cuisine at booth E43

• AHEPA/Daughters of Penelope: Greek food at booths E3-4

• Lajkonik: Polish food at booths E27-28

• Bosnian Grill at booth E42

• Old World Food Market: cuisines of Ukraine and Belarus at booths J21-22

• Café Francais: French food at booth E35

• Order Sons of Italy at booth E36

Middle Eastern 

Beef kabob, salad, mirza and kookoo from the Iranian Students' Cultural Association in Tucson during last year's festival.

• Iranian Students Cultural Association at booths J 1-2

• Anatolia Cultural Group: Turkish food at booths E11-13

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You can find #ThisIsTucson's food writer Andi Berlin at a taqueria near you, taking tiny bites and furiously scribbling into an old notepad.