Central and East LA have always been home to Shawna Dawson, an LA native who founded Sauce LA, the Artisanal LA fair and the LA Street Food Fest. Headquartered in Old Pasadena, Sauce LA oversees marketing for many of the city’s best restaurants, including Bestia, Republique and Petty Cash Taqueria. The firm also plans two major culinary events throughout the year: Artisanal LA in spring and fall (April 26-27 and October 11-12) and the Street Food Fest on June 28.
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With so many different options, LA’s food tuck scene can get be a little overwhelming. Here are 10 favorites that we recommend.
The Vizzi Truck delivers fresh ingredients and coastal flavors while showcasing the sights and sounds of independent musicians and DJs on the streets of LA.
The Me So Hungry food truck serves up a delicious menu of burgers, sliders, and fries to hungry Los Angeles diners. We checked in with chef/owner Cory Ewing to see what the LA food truck has been up to lately.
The Gravy Train Poutinerie has earned success serving poutine, Canada’s signature dish, from an LA Food Truck.
The Grilled Cheese Truck emerged in the LA food truck scene after chef Dave Danhi entered his Cheesy Mac and Rib sandwich in the Los Angeles Grilled Cheese Invitational in 2009. Since then, the Grilled Cheese Truck has been heralded as one of the best places to get grilled cheese by Zagat, CBS News, GQ Magazine, and Conde Nast Traveler, among others.
Chef Roy Choi pioneered the Los Angeles food truck craze when he rolled out the very first Kogi BBQ truck, serving up fusion Korean BBQ, in 2008. Four years later, hundreds of food trucks roam the city among four Kogi BBQ trucks and Choi’s empire has expanded to four different brick-and-mortar ventures: A-Frame, Sunny Spot, Alibi Room and Chego, which is currently under renovation.
Lobos may mean wolves in Spanish, but The Lobos Truck is more known in the Los Angeles food truck scene for its deliciously comforting mac and cheeses, Kobe Chinook burger, and Wachos—a wildly popular combination of waffle fries and nachos—than the wolf on the red truck’s logo.
Trailer Park Truck is new to the LA food truck scene but it’s already making an impact with its sweet chicken and waffles recipe, rock ‘n’ roll attitude and low-brow chic design sensibilities. We caught up with the team behind truck to find out more.
For those who prefer breakfast food for lunch, dinner and dessert, the Buttermilk Truck roams the streets of Los Angeles with favorites like red velvet chocolate chip pancakes, chicken and waffles and donut holes. We caught up with owner Gigi Pascual to find out more about the truck.