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Food Trucks

Far East Taco Grille: C-C-C-Combo Breaker

Far East Taco Grille is a truck that I have been meaning to try for a very long long time.  The reason it has taken so long is their constant, huge line of customers.  These guys are real players on the foodtruck scene, drawing massive crowds even at major food truck centers where they are not the only option.  So, what do they offer that other trucks don’t?  What do they bring to the table to attract the lunch time horde over and over?  Is it the sexy/sleek all  black truck or the low price tag?  

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El Chilango: The Real Deal

For today’s post I decide that it was time I get out and hit the streets. I couldn’t let Steve have all the fun with our rolling kitchens. There are so many great ones out there. So many big names. Today I want to tell you about the one you haven’t heard of and why it might be the best one there is. In a city where food trucks have exploded, where every cuisine has a truck and every truck has a witty name, El Chilango is sticking to the important stuff, namely, cranking out insane food.

El Chilango isn’t a pretty truck.

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Chupacabra: Taco Monster

photo courtesy of Chupacabradc.com

Chupacabra, named after a spiky Mexican monster that has a knack for sucking all the blood out of unsuspecting goat herds, is one of DC’s best and most notable taco trucks.  Now this is important for all of you food truck historians out there.  The taco truck is one of the direct ancestors of the food trucks we know and love today.  Unlike today’s fancy ethnic-fusion-mobiles, food trucks used to mostly park at construction sites and serve more simplistic dishes to a distinctly blue collar customer base. 

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