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Annapolis is end of the road for 'Great Food Truck Race'

2:00 PM EDT, September 29, 2013

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The Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race” series has its finale airing tonight in an episode that was filmed in June in Annapolis.

The Food Network's website describes the show as "a multi-week showdown that challenges food truck teams to outsell one another in a coast-to-coast road trip.”

The three teams in the finale were Tikka Tikka Taco from St. Louis, Aloha Plate Truck from Hawaii and Samboni Boys from Philadelphia.

The winning team in the contest gets $50,000 and its own food truck. The finale is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. Sunday.

At the end of last week’s episode, Tikka Tikka Taco had received a “head start” to come to Annapolis after winning a challenge in Chicago.

In June, prior to the taping of the episode, members of the Samboni Boys truck -- Joe Toner, Erik Thompson and Christopher Turchi – said they hoped they could have an edge in Maryland.

Toner noted that his great-grandmother was from Baltimore, and taught him how to handle blue crabs, which he called "my favorite food in the world."

Pamela Wood contributed to this story.