Food trucks are big in Melbourne. You’ll discover food from Latin America, such as Dos Diablos Mobile Cantina and Taco Truck, to Gumbo Kitchen, a food truck serving culinary delights from New Orleans. With so many options, it’s hard to keep up where they’re located every night. Where The Truck At was set-up last year […]
Food trucks, despite being innately transient, are clearly here to stay. Some boast unique concepts with good food at digestible prices. Others, are overrated. And some are pushing the boundaries of creativity in the kitchen all from a moving vehicle.
While it seems the rest of the world has long-embraced the food truck concept, Sydney is a little slow on the uptake. But at last, it’s happening and just in time for the warmer months. One of the very first off the rank, Cantina Mobil, is a cool little truck that has been roving around Sydney’s northern beaches serving up simple yet delicious Mexican-inspired fare. Founded by Rode Vella and Stephanie Raco, they boast a pretty authentic menu of slow-cooked meats and desserts like mango pudding that’s great after a day on the sand.
When another food truck slinging tacos and burgers hits the streets of New York or San Francisco, it can easily go unnoticed. But in Paris? Mon dieu! Oui, mesdames and messieurs, the food truck has crossed the pond and is now happily chugging along those infamous Parisian streets where baguettes and foie gras once ruled the day.
I’m obsessed with the La Copine Brunch Truck. This place offers gourmet, and I mean GOURMET, breakfast and lunch food (extremely reasonably priced, I might add) out of a cute truck in Northern Liberties. To top it off, there’s picnic seating, with tents in the case of rain.