Food Truck

Diary of a New Food Truck Owner, Part 13: When Yelp Makes You Cry

Diary of a New Food Truck Owner is an ongoing series where we talk with Meg Hilgartner, co-owner (with Siri Skelton) of a fledgling San Francisco mobile soft-serve ice cream business...

[I5] Buttonwillow Pupusa Taste-off: Elsy’s Antojitos vs. Tita’s Pupuseria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

Last year, I stopped in Buttonwillow for a taste-off of Tita’s truck versus its sit-down pupuseria. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/775306#6424821 I also noticed another pupusa truck nearby ca...

Watermelon Van at Lake Merritt in Oakland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

We're in the height of summer and the annual quest for an excellent watermelon. https://www.chowhound.com/post/watermelons-seeds-1093939 My reliable source is no more. San Francisco's Watermelo...

ISO restaurant + food truck recs for Monterey, Santa Cruz (incl burbs), and Watsonville

by BEmama 4 months ago

Hey! I am halfway between Monterey and Santa Cruz for a month while my HS daughter interns at a marine lab. Would love restaurant recs in this triangle (or very nearby). I enjoy all cuisines, from ...

9AEATS Food Truck Park opens in Elmsford...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Westchester's first Food Truck Park opens this weekend on Route 9A in Elmsford, the site of the former Red Fox Diner, just off Rt. 287. It is still a work in progress, but backers hope to offer a t...

Des Moines Register: What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"...She believes the nandrolone came from pork in a burrito. Houlihan said she appealed the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and was informed that it did not accept her explanation. ...

Krepe Dog truck in Modesto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

A friend of a friend provided a chow-tip for Modesto's Krepe Dog. He says his fave is the Elote Dog ($7.51) described on the menu as garnished with grilled onion & Corn, topped with Cotija cheese, ...

Tacos El Grullense #3 | South Pearl & East Alisal - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Tacos El Grullense #3, a new truck from Taqueria El Grullense, launched on March 17. I noticed it passing by the neighborhood a couple days later and stopped to check it out. I actually ate here tw...

Loxicha Authentic Oaxacan

by JayDK 8 months ago

I was youtube food traveling to Oaxaca and discovered the Tlayuda. Which led me to this place in the Pinehurst neighborhood. I haven't tried it yet, have you?

Tacos de Cabeza: A Street Food Hit?

by Querencia 8 months ago

Does anyone have experience with a food cart business that hangs out at North Clark & Ainslie---sign on cart reads Tacos de Cabeza. The owner seems to have a flourishing reputation as when I am wai...

In search of taco trucks - Durham/Chapel Hill

by Panski 12 months ago

The pandemic hasn't stopped my taco craving. Unfortuantely our favorite spot is off limits for the duration; much two crowded and way too many customers going in without a mask. Has anyone been...

Reggae Rasta Styles | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

For today's The Great American Takeout fundraiser for the Black Lives Matter global network and to support black-owned restaurants, I drove to Santa Rosa to pick up the lunch at the Reggae Rasta St...

Outdoor Halloween Movie Night at Davis Family Vineyards, 10/31

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

"Davis Family Vineyards is hosting an under-the-full-blue-moon movie night featuring Stephen King's 'The Shining" this Halloween night and you're invited! Your 'movie ticket' will be a $32 wine ...

Is Sophie's food truck near Penn still around?

by chowinpa 11 years ago

Greetings! A friend who graduated Penn in the mid-eighties wanted me to do some research and see if Sophie's food truck is still around. It was his favorite when he was in school and is craving one...

Coming and Closed Chapel Hill/Carrboro

by Rory 3 years ago

this seemed like a good thread to make for odds and ends. Guru India closed (it was ghastly) and a new place Pho Happiness is coming. Also Menuchehr from Rumi Persian cafe has a food trailer Gyro...

Khao Man Gai Jok @ Jam's Joy Bungalow in Sebastopol

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Being away from the City, I miss the convenience of deciding last minute to grab some jook (congee) for breakfast. Sure, I can make it myself, and I do. In some areas, I've been able to fill the cr...

Kogi Still RULES - GO THERE!!! Now!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

If you're in the SoCal area, get off your buttocks, put on your mask and go out and find a Kogi truck. Support the genius that is Roy Choi and luxuriate in the earth-shatteringly mind blowing flav...

Kendejah Liberian food truck | Lake Merritt - Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Today was my introduction to Liberian cooking at the food truck of San Leandro's Kendejah Restaurant that's parked at Lake Merritt six days a week. I noticed it more than a year ago but could never...

Craft Ice Cream by Harmony Valley Creamery | SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

After the disastrous chili from Mint + Craft, I hoofed it back to the SLO farmers market for some ice cream. Harmony Valley Creamery Scoop Truck to the rescue! Late to report, I can't remember ...

Street Food Legalized in Los Angeles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

At long last, the estimated 10,000 street food vendors in Los Angeles have a pathway to legitimacy. "That means the fight is far from over, but today marks the first time in the city’s history t...

Tacos & Tapas, Fri 10/25, 6-9pm, El Pajaro CDC, Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Tacos & Tapas will celebrate 40 years of El Pajaro CDC helping local entrepreneurs reach their small business dreams. It takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Kitchen Incubator, 412 East Riverside Drive...