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MayorMitch100
12-23-2010, 06:15 PM
Come here to talk about all the awesome food trucks you've been to.


At the fair grounds near my house every thursday at lunch time they have around 5 or 6 food trucks come to the parking lot. Today I got a sandwich from the OC Food Truck. It was a grilled chicken sandwich with three types of cheese, BBQ sauce, mustard, honey mustard, and honey. and it was delicious.

I've also gone to the Kogi truck but that was a few months ago.

Ray G.
12-23-2010, 06:17 PM
In NY, we have a Taiwanese Street Food truck. For $10, you get a combo of a fried pork chop, a fried chicken piece, and a fried fish cake, over rice and pork/cabbage sauce.

SidekicksRevenge
12-23-2010, 06:19 PM
Only Burger. I could live off of nothing but this and be a very happy, fat kid.

http://www.durhamcatering.com/onlyburger/

MayorMitch100
12-23-2010, 06:20 PM
In NY, we have a Taiwanese Street Food truck. For $10, you get a combo of a fried pork chop, a fried chicken piece, and a fried fish cake, over rice and pork/cabbage sauce.

:drool:

Kurt Russell Crowe
12-23-2010, 06:21 PM
http://www.latina.com/files/imagecache/post-large-image/michelle_rodriguez_machete_0831_art.jpg

Ray G.
12-23-2010, 06:25 PM
:drool:

We also have a waffle truck, a schnitzel truck, a souvlaki truck, a Moroccan meat truck, and an organic Slushie truck. God, I love New York. :D

MayorMitch100
12-23-2010, 06:31 PM
We also have a waffle truck, a schnitzel truck, a souvlaki truck, a Moroccan meat truck, and an organic Slushie truck. God, I love New York. :D

hot. damn.

gaspar
12-23-2010, 06:38 PM
Austin has a pretty sweet food truck / trailer scene. I've had many things from them, but I have to say that my favorite, and the one I regularly go back to is Lucky J's Chicken & Waffles! Delicious!
http://www.luckyjs.com/

DaveCummings
12-23-2010, 06:38 PM
The best known food truck in Indy is West Coast Tacos. Great stuff. I love their Teriyaki Chicken Tacos or their Mongolian Beef tacos. They are a bit of geeks as well. The Mongolian beef tacos are called "Khan" and they were originally going to call the Teriyaki Chicken tacos the "Terry Bogard" after the video game character.

TIP
12-23-2010, 06:42 PM
WillieLee's Rolling Oreo Rig.

GrandeMaestro Fünke
12-23-2010, 06:44 PM
Portland has awesome food carts.

Schroedingers Cat
12-23-2010, 07:28 PM
They had a Truck at College that sold Knishes. First place I ever had them.

Truck outside of work about 15 years ago used to put Ketchup, Salt and Pepper on the French Fries. First time I ever had Pepper on French Fries - now I do it all the time.

Jim

bert
12-23-2010, 09:02 PM
Austin has a pretty sweet food truck / trailer scene. I've had many things from them, but I have to say that my favorite, and the one I regularly go back to is Lucky J's Chicken & Waffles! Delicious!
http://www.luckyjs.com/

yep, we actually have quite a few "food truck diner spots". . where 5-6 trucks regularly set up, the space is well lit (sometimes with bathrooms too), and picnic tables.

my favorite one is easily "Hey Cupcake!" but I can only get those once in a while, as I always tend to get 1/2 dozen for the house, and end up eating 4 of the 6 cupcakes! (but mmmm. . the pumpkin spice with Cream Cheese Icing ones are great, as are the Red Velvets).

here's a good list of some other good ones:

http://www.mobilecravings.com/foodtruckfinder/austin/

Simps
12-23-2010, 09:22 PM
Los Angeles is an amazing center for food trucks.

I LOVE The Grilled Cheese Truck (http://thegrilledcheesetruck.com/) here in town. Nothing like grabbing a BBQ pulled pork/caramelized onions/mac & cheese sandwich with some cheesy tater tots and a shot of tomato soup.

There's also the excellent Buttermilk (http://buttermilktruck.com/) truck, with red velvet pancake bites, fresh-made doughnuts, and a a delicious breakfast sandwich biscuit.

Obviously, the Kogi BBQ (http://kogibbq.com/) truck is great on any late night for some Asian fusion tacos/burritos, and great Indian food from the India Jones (http://indiajoneschowtruck.blogspot.com/) truck.

And I can't remember the name, but I got a burger for $3 a few weeks ago from a truck that puts their burgers on a glazed doughnut cut in half, with cheese. Surprisingly delicious.

MayorMitch100
12-23-2010, 09:27 PM
Los Angeles is an amazing center for food trucks.

I LOVE The Grilled Cheese Truck (http://thegrilledcheesetruck.com/) here in town. Nothing like grabbing a BBQ pulled pork/caramelized onions/mac & cheese sandwich with some cheesy tater tots and a shot of tomato soup.

There's also the excellent Buttermilk (http://buttermilktruck.com/) truck, with red velvet pancake bites, fresh-made doughnuts, and a a delicious breakfast sandwich biscuit.

Obviously, the Kogi BBQ (http://kogibbq.com/) truck is great on any late night for some Asian fusion tacos/burritos, and great Indian food from the India Jones (http://indiajoneschowtruck.blogspot.com/) truck.

And I can't remember the name, but I got a burger for $3 a few weeks ago from a truck that puts their burgers on a glazed doughnut cut in half, with cheese. Surprisingly delicious.

One day I will go to the Grilled Cheese Truck. A friend and I are just waiting for it to get close.

It sounds like you had a Luther Burger (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luther_Burger)

Patrick King
12-23-2010, 09:39 PM
Austin has a pretty sweet food truck / trailer scene. I've had many things from them, but I have to say that my favorite, and the one I regularly go back to is Lucky J's Chicken & Waffles! Delicious!
http://www.luckyjs.com/

Yeah! They've really popped up all over the place in the last couple years. And yeah, the first thing I thought of when I saw this thread was Lucky J's. They're so ridiculously good, especially in the summertime when you can hang out at their picnic tables and stuff.

bartleby
12-23-2010, 10:20 PM
Only Burger. I could live off of nothing but this and be a very happy, fat kid.

http://www.durhamcatering.com/onlyburger/

+1




I'm still just a little upset that it took them so long to finish the physical store and finally opened it up a few weeks after I stopped working in Durham.

gaspar
12-24-2010, 05:38 AM
yep, we actually have quite a few "food truck diner spots". . where 5-6 trucks regularly set up, the space is well lit (sometimes with bathrooms too), and picnic tables.

my favorite one is easily "Hey Cupcake!" but I can only get those once in a while, as I always tend to get 1/2 dozen for the house, and end up eating 4 of the 6 cupcakes! (but mmmm. . the pumpkin spice with Cream Cheese Icing ones are great, as are the Red Velvets).

here's a good list of some other good ones:

http://www.mobilecravings.com/foodtruckfinder/austin/

Hey Cupcake! is definitely awesome! I've been to the HC! trucks more times than I'd care to admit :D


Yeah! They've really popped up all over the place in the last couple years. And yeah, the first thing I thought of when I saw this thread was Lucky J's. They're so ridiculously good, especially in the summertime when you can hang out at their picnic tables and stuff.

Love it! I haven't been in a while because the truck that was closest to me moved and then I moved further away from the next closest one. Sucks, but it gives me something to look forward to next time I'm in that part of town!

PhilipClark
12-24-2010, 09:28 AM
Los Angeles is an amazing center for food trucks.

I LOVE The Grilled Cheese Truck (http://thegrilledcheesetruck.com/) here in town. Nothing like grabbing a BBQ pulled pork/caramelized onions/mac & cheese sandwich with some cheesy tater tots and a shot of tomato soup.

There's also the excellent Buttermilk (http://buttermilktruck.com/) truck, with red velvet pancake bites, fresh-made doughnuts, and a a delicious breakfast sandwich biscuit.

Obviously, the Kogi BBQ (http://kogibbq.com/) truck is great on any late night for some Asian fusion tacos/burritos, and great Indian food from the India Jones (http://indiajoneschowtruck.blogspot.com/) truck.

And I can't remember the name, but I got a burger for $3 a few weeks ago from a truck that puts their burgers on a glazed doughnut cut in half, with cheese. Surprisingly delicious.

The only truck I haven't had here is the India Jones truck. I can vouch for Simps on the other three. Great stuff.

I love this thread.

MayorMitch100
12-26-2010, 10:02 PM
Thursday is going to be a good day. Good trucks galore at the fair grounds. :drool:

Brewtown Andy
12-26-2010, 11:03 PM
Milwaukee has Tiger Bite. Korean fusion tacos. SO GOOD. But they shut it down for the winter. :(

http://tigerbitetruck.com/menu

MayorMitch100
12-30-2010, 10:10 AM
There is going to be 9 food trucks at the Food Truck Fare today. Anyone in the Orange County area head over to the OC Fairgrounds 11AM-2PM for some awesome food truck food. Not sure what trucks are going to be there but I will report when I get back.

MayorMitch100
12-30-2010, 12:13 PM
Today I got a potato tornado:

http://static.wix.com/media/d44333d5cd3e6d408081a0e3ea597c15.wix_mp

and a bunch of other stuff.

adam_warlock_2099
12-30-2010, 01:35 PM
In Oklahoma about the only people that deliver/serve food out of a truck are Mexican. I've had some awesome home made Mexican food I would have never eaten if I hadn't decided that eating food out of a truck is no worse than eating food out of building.

Allan
12-30-2010, 02:18 PM
I actually haven't been fortunate enough to find a really good food truck around me here in NY, but when I was in Miami I was quite impressed by the burger from Latin Burger. The chorizo in the burger really makes it special along with the oaxacan cheese and jalapeno peppers. Probably one of the best places to get a burger in Miami.

batmanbooyah
12-30-2010, 02:47 PM
Mayormitch or whatever your name is, there's an art walk during the summer-ish months in downtown LA. Recently there's been a fuck ton of food trucks out there. Goddamn everyone of them.

The koji people were kind of douche bags for awhile. I rememeber when they drove down to orange county and they were told they couldn't sell their food because they didn't have a food license. Their response was that they wouldn't return to the oc in protest because they were only giving food to the people or some revolutionary type shit. You sell Korean tacos you dingle bats! You're not a fucking guerilla hiding in villages in the mountain regions Anaheim.

Anywho they have a brick and mortar store now.

I don't like the food truks though. Their stuff is over priced and I'm not waiting 30 min for a goddamn taco.

batmanbooyah
12-30-2010, 02:49 PM
Also the only food truck worth it's weight in fat is the freaking in n out truck.

Simps
12-30-2010, 03:06 PM
Mayormitch or whatever your name is, there's an art walk during the summer-ish months in downtown LA. Recently there's been a fuck ton of food trucks out there. Goddamn everyone of them.

The koji people were kind of douche bags for awhile. I rememeber when they drove down to orange county and they were told they couldn't sell their food because they didn't have a food license. Their response was that they wouldn't return to the oc in protest because they were only giving food to the people or some revolutionary type shit. You sell Korean tacos you dingle bats! You're not a fucking guerilla hiding in villages in the mountain regions Anaheim.

Anywho they have a brick and mortar store now.

I don't like the food truks though. Their stuff is over priced and I'm not waiting 30 min for a goddamn taco.

Yeah, the Downtown Artwalk was great. We went in August, and there was like 2 dozen food trucks, and lots of cool artwork. It also gave us a reason to walk around Downtown LA for once.

batmanbooyah
12-30-2010, 03:15 PM
Yeah, the Downtown Artwalk was great. We went in August, and there was like 2 dozen food trucks, and lots of cool artwork. It also gave us a reason to walk around Downtown LA for once.

Without the fear of being stabbed. Er, with a lesser fear of being stabbed.

Buk Was Right
12-30-2010, 03:25 PM
There are two or three mexican places within walking distance of my office, but the BEST burritos and tacos are from a truck that's the farthest walk, but totally worth it.

I'm also deeply in love with the "Mission Murder Dogs" that are served not from trucks, but streetside carts. Bacon wrapped hot dogs are DEEEEE-LIGHTFUL at one in the morning.

batmanbooyah
12-30-2010, 03:34 PM
There are two or three mexican places within walking distance of my office, but the BEST burritos and tacos are from a truck that's the farthest walk, but totally worth it.

I'm also deeply in love with the "Mission Murder Dogs" that are served not from trucks, but streetside carts. Bacon wrapped hot dogs are DEEEEE-LIGHTFUL at one in the morning.

We call those club dogs out in la. At times you could see cops pulling up to the shopping cart and having the cart and food tossed in a dump truck on Hollywood blvd.

lukeathomas
12-30-2010, 04:10 PM
http://www.foodcartsportland.com/

Portland has gotten way out of hand.

Deliciously so.

MayorMitch100
12-30-2010, 04:10 PM
Mayormitch or whatever your name is, there's an art walk during the summer-ish months in downtown LA. Recently there's been a fuck ton of food trucks out there. Goddamn everyone of them.

The koji people were kind of douche bags for awhile. I rememeber when they drove down to orange county and they were told they couldn't sell their food because they didn't have a food license. Their response was that they wouldn't return to the oc in protest because they were only giving food to the people or some revolutionary type shit. You sell Korean tacos you dingle bats! You're not a fucking guerilla hiding in villages in the mountain regions Anaheim.

Anywho they have a brick and mortar store now.

I don't like the food truks though. Their stuff is over priced and I'm not waiting 30 min for a goddamn taco.
Kogi now has an Orange County specific truck. I've been to it once or twice. I get there early so I am the first or second in line.

Tomorrow at the OC Fairgrounds they're having a block party or some stupid thing but tomorrow for a New Years Eve party there is going to be over 40 food trucks.

Also the only food truck worth it's weight in fat is the freaking in n out truck.

My school used to get that each year for their Fall Festival.

MayorMitch100
12-30-2010, 04:11 PM
http://www.foodcartsportland.com/

Portland has gotten way out of hand.

Deliciously so.

Have you been to the deep fried pie cart? I saw it on Unwrapped last night and really want to go.

lukeathomas
12-30-2010, 04:18 PM
Have you been to the deep fried pie cart? I saw it on Unwrapped last night and really want to go.

It's so good. It is with about 5 other carts. I really like their mounds pie, and my friend likes the BBQ brisket pie. I usually get it for dessert after I hit the fry cart for poutine.

CBikle
12-30-2010, 04:30 PM
We also have a waffle truck, a schnitzel truck, a souvlaki truck, a Moroccan meat truck, and an organic Slushie truck. God, I love New York. :D

With it being almost entirely a cash business, those guys must clean up.

Anyone who owns a restaurant in NYC, must feel like a rube, with all the property taxes, insurance and overhead.

MayorMitch100
12-30-2010, 04:36 PM
With it being almost entirely a cash business, those guys must clean up.

Anyone who owns a restaurant in NYC, must feel like a rube, with all the property taxes, insurance and overhead.

These things seem like a solid business plan. You buy the product you need for that day, if you run out, you run out. I heard that all these things started because a lot of gourmet chefs lost their restaurants a few years ago during all the bank stuff and whatnot. They only need to hire like 2 or 3 other people also. And they clean up because people want this stuff for some reason.

CBikle
12-30-2010, 04:55 PM
Between the parking issues, dodgy finances and eyesore potential, food trucks seem like just the kind of thing that Bloomberg would have a HUGE problem with.

Of course, Bloomberg seems to have a soft spot for ethnic entrepreneurs, so maybe that's why he's cut the food trucks slack.

Simps
12-30-2010, 06:14 PM
We call those club dogs out in la. At times you could see cops pulling up to the shopping cart and having the cart and food tossed in a dump truck on Hollywood blvd.

Oh man, bacon-wrapped hot dogs with grilled onions are the best way to end a night out at a bar in Hollywood. Seeing the hot skinny girls line up for them is jimd of hilarious as well.

batmanbooyah
12-30-2010, 09:57 PM
Oh man, bacon-wrapped hot dogs with grilled onions are the best way to end a night out at a bar in Hollywood. Seeing the hot skinny girls line up for them is jimd of hilarious as well.

what's jimd?

i come out of a club once and i go to the first cart.

"how much?"
"three dollars!"
"ok give me one."

I eat it, walk 2 feet forward to the cart TWO FEET BEHIND HER.

"how much for one?"
"two dollars!"
"ah fucking ay..."

Simps
12-30-2010, 10:22 PM
what's jimd?

i come out of a club once and i go to the first cart.

"how much?"
"three dollars!"
"ok give me one."

I eat it, walk 2 feet forward to the cart TWO FEET BEHIND HER.

"how much for one?"
"two dollars!"
"ah fucking ay..."

Whoops, I meant "kind of hilarious."

And a couple of weeks ago, friends and I were at a comedy show at iO West on Hollywood Blvd. After the show, we went outside and there was a hot dog cart on the street. I asked how much because I was starving, he said "$4." As I reached for my wallet, my friend came up and said "How about 2 for $6?" When the guy agreed, my friend gave me $2 and said "Pay the man." Still, it was worth it.

batmanbooyah
12-30-2010, 11:21 PM
Whoops, I meant "kind of hilarious."

And a couple of weeks ago, friends and I were at a comedy show at iO West on Hollywood Blvd. After the show, we went outside and there was a hot dog cart on the street. I asked how much because I was starving, he said "$4." As I reached for my wallet, my friend came up and said "How about 2 for $6?" When the guy agreed, my friend gave me $2 and said "Pay the man." Still, it was worth it.

hahah! nice i like it.

i went to a bbq on the 4th of july and the girl hosting it had her own club dog lady there hahaha. it wasn't fancy either, just a table with the burner on it, cookie sheet on top, she had dogs just sitting there. i must have blacked out at the thought of free club dogs because i ate 6 while sitting by the pool. i still get a boner thinking about it.

MayorMitch100
01-06-2011, 04:20 PM
Went to the Food Truck Fare at the OC Fairgrounds today. Ate at the Argentinian truck and had a skirt steak burrito. Damn it was good. I also had a Sweet Potato Tornado.

batmanbooyah
01-06-2011, 06:13 PM
Went to the Food Truck Fare at the OC Fairgrounds today. Ate at the Argentinian truck and had a skirt steak burrito. Damn it was good. I also had a Sweet Potato Tornado.

you been to slaters 50/50 dude?

MayorMitch100
01-06-2011, 06:18 PM
you been to slaters 50/50 dude?

I have not. I googled it and I don't usually go that far north.

pseudicide
01-06-2011, 06:48 PM
WHY DOES AUSTRALIA NOT EMBRACE THE FOOD TRUCK PHENOMENON????

I am sad. Sad and in the Antipodes.

batmanbooyah
01-09-2011, 06:45 PM
I have not. I googled it and I don't usually go that far north.

well the burger isn't great. it's 50% beef 50% bacon, but it tasted more like a burger and a hot dog.

but their vampire dip...well worth the drive, TRUST me. just don't go during traffic.

wait that far north? how far south are you in orange countY!? slater's is in anaheim.

MayorMitch100
01-09-2011, 07:37 PM
well the burger isn't great. it's 50% beef 50% bacon, but it tasted more like a burger and a hot dog.

but their vampire dip...well worth the drive, TRUST me. just don't go during traffic.

wait that far north? how far south are you in orange countY!? slater's is in anaheim.

I'm on the border of Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. It isn't all that far, I have to drive most of that to go to school anyway, I will try it one day I was just acting lazy when I posted that.

What is the Vampire Dip?

chichiri27
01-09-2011, 08:13 PM
From Gordoughs in Austin gourmet donuts - bacon and maple glaze, banana pudding, fried chicken and syrup, cake batter pudding filled donut topped with hot fudge and white chocolate/vanilla

batmanbooyah
01-09-2011, 08:34 PM
I'm on the border of Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. It isn't all that far, I have to drive most of that to go to school anyway, I will try it one day I was just acting lazy when I posted that.

What is the Vampire Dip?

its like spinach artichoke dip but with less spinach, less artichoke, more cheese, and a lot of garlic. ITS SO GOOD! then they give you these fried pita chips they make there that are chewy and crispy at the same time. i'd rub my dick over all of it if they'd let me. i would damnit i really would!!!!!!!!!

MayorMitch100
01-13-2011, 06:57 PM
Food Truck Fare today was pretty awesome. Got some great tacos and a burrito.

Buk Was Right
01-14-2011, 09:39 AM
There's a new food truck coming to my neighborhood.

The Rib Whip. (http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/2011/01/the_rib_whip_new_sf_food_truck.php)

DO YOU HEAR ME YOU MOTHERFUCKERS A MOBILE SMOKER AND BBQ RIB DISPENSARY I THINK I'M IN HEAVEN!

Buk Was Right
01-14-2011, 09:40 AM
Also, the Mission St. Murder Dog that I crushed on my way to BART last night is probably the only reason that I'm still alive today.

Dan-C
01-14-2011, 11:29 AM
Are there any food trucks in L.A. that just serve breakfast food?

Buk Was Right
02-08-2011, 11:35 AM
Just had some ROCKIN' pork buns from the Chairman Bao's truck: http://www.facebook.com/ChairmanBao

The braised pork was damn good:
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z37/edq13/photo1-2.jpg

But the pork belly was out of this fucking world.
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z37/edq13/photo2-3.jpg

GelfXIII
02-08-2011, 01:17 PM
I had Beef Shawarma off the sâuçá truck today. Very yummy.

http://www.eatsauca.com/wp-content/themes/sauca/images/menu-sauca-banner-beefs


http://www.eatsauca.com/

MayorMitch100
02-15-2011, 09:45 PM
Damn, both of those look really good.