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Gourmet Live: Food Truck Favorites

Gourmet Live · Top 10 Guide · created over 3 years ago

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    Peking Duck Dumplings at Rickshaw Dumpling Truck in New York, NY

    Locally-grown Hudson Valley duck is mixed with cabbage and scallions, tucked inside a wrapper, then steamed and served with Hoisin dipping sauce.

  • Tacos al Pastor at El Pique Taco Truck in Highland Park, CA

    What to get if you're in LA: Moist pork tacos al pastor, chorizo tacos and a side of fiery salsa roja.

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    Gelato at Sucre in New Orleans, LA

    This gourmet food truck started cruising the streets of New Orleans in the summer of 2009, hawking more than a dozen different flavors of gelato, plus a few sorbets.

  • Grilled Short Rib Tacos at Kogi BBQ Truck in Los Angeles, CA

    Kogi is unparalleled when it comes to a constant stream of efficient, friendly tweets. What to get: grilled short rib tacos, kimchi quesadillas, steamed pork belly. Twitter: @kogibbq

  • Slow-Roasted Pork Tacos at Border Grill Truck in Los Angeles, CA

    What to get: Yucatan slow-roasted pork tacos with pickled onions, chicken tacos with tomatillo and creamy salsa fresca, roasted poblano chili quesadillas and panela.

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    tamales at Tamale Lady in San Francisco, CA

    In the Pilsen neighborhood? Head straight for The Tamale Lady and don't panic if you see a policeman at her stand. Ticketed or not, she always stays on her corner and is ready with warm tamales.

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    Kalbi Tacos at Marination Mobile in Seattle, WA

    The sweet and beefy kalbi taco is the winner at this Seattle food truck, and there’s also Hawaiian food in the form of kalua pork and spam sliders. But more spice, please. We can take it!

  • Panini at Boccalone in San Francisco, CA

    If you're in San Francisco, check for tweets that notify you of the daily lunchtime location, the time of arrival, and the panini selection of the day.

  • Falafel Omelet Hoagie at A&M Halal Truck

    Ask for the falafel omelet hoagie, and Mona Hagali will lay on provolone, then disks of falafel, then a rolled omelet with red peppers and onions. A heavy squirt of Sriracha is the ultimate garnish.

  • Tacos, Burritos, Fries and Meatballs at Komodo Food Truck

    Komodo's "Asian-American-Hispanic Fusion" taco, burrito, fry and meatball seasonal menu is widely considered one of the best in L.A.