Anyone that knows absolutely anything about me knows that I am a foodie. I’m not just any foodie though, I am a Food Truck fanatic! You can often find me in the parking lot of a Church (though I’m not religious), park (though I’m not in any sports team) or auto mall (though I’m not in the market for a new car) all in the name of the mighty food lords.
That being said, I have put together a list of a few of my personal favorite food trucks (judging from the ones I have eaten from so far) and what menu items have justified me driving sometimes over 40 miles just to have them.
B.C. Tacos: The Gatherer
Many-a-nights have I dreamt of a cave man feeding me tacos atop a pile of metal and rubber. B.C. Tacos is indeed to blame for this horrible yet awkwardly sexy fantasy of mine. You have your choice of soft or hard shell, stuffed fried avocado, lettuce, mozzarella cheese and topped with chipotle mayo. Though quite simple, The Gatherer is no such thing the palate. Do not attempt tasting such magnificence unless you are 100% ready to commit yourself to a foodlationship.
Slow Food Truck: The Green Burger
Slow food is amazing, but even better when it’s served quickly without sacrificing an ounce of quality and flavor. The food I’ve had from Slow Food Truck is beyond Nomtastic, but I have to say that I particularly love their Green Burger. What’s a Green Burger you ask? Well, it’s nothing more than lean ground beef cooked to your liking, topped with bacon, avocado, grilled queso fresco, mixed greens and a cilantro-lime aioli, all housed in a wheat bun. To die for? You better believe it!
The Flying Saucer: El Cubanito Sliders
The Flying Saucer had to have been named in reaction to their El Cubanito Sliders because these babies are out of this world! The sliders are topped with Swiss cheese, chorizo, potato sticks, and their Guavalicious sauce. All this glory served on mini potato rolls. I could be having the worst day, but my mood shifts and my happiness levels instantly shoot through the roof whenever I see this truck in a lineup.
Porkalicious: Loaded Baked Potato Cakes
This truck’s name pretty much says it all and being the bacon lover that I am, my heart skipped a beat the first time I saw it. Though seemingly harmless, these Loaded Baked Potato Cakes can really pack a punch of incredible flavor. Potato patties with bacon, cheddar cheese, sour cream and green onions, breaded with Panko and served with a buttermilk ranch dipping sauce. I don’t quite know what other way to describe it to you than by using another made up adjective like “fantastical.” Porkalicious rocks my world!
CoolHaus: Dirty Mint Ice Cream
And of course, what better way to end a meal than with dessert? One of my absolute favorite flavor pairings is mint and chocolate, so of course Coolhaus’ Dirty Mint is what I’ve grown more than fond of. Now, this mint chocolate ice cream is quite different from all the rest. It’s gourmet and made with real mint leaves. It’s like nothing I’ve ever tasted before! But that’s not all! It comes sandwiched in your cookie of choice and handed to you in an edible potato paper. Who needs a man when you’ve got Coolhaus?! Am I right?!
If you’re an owner or employee of a South Florida food truck and do not see yours listed above, it does not mean that I don’t like your food. It simply means that I have either yet to try yours out or you fell victim to me having to cut this list short for the sake of the average person’s attention span.
I’d like to feature South Florida food trucks on a monthly basis. What dish are you most popular for? I’d love to try it and share it with the world! Send me a message at email@example.com if you’d like to be featured in a future entry.
It is my goal to try at least one item off of every South Florida food truck’s menu. This won’t be an easy task, meaning that I will actually have to put my gym membership to use, nor will it be cheap, but I believe each truck deserves a fair chance at impressing these magnificent taste buds!
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