Top 10 Most Influential Food TrucksPosted: October 7, 2010
Gourmet food trucks are sweeping the country’s streets. Once referred to as roach coaches, mobile food has made a strong comeback. Broadcasting their where abouts on Twitter and other networks has replaced the need to be a brick and mortar business. Aside from the help of social media, it’s the unique options like; Korean Tacos, shredded BBQ Pork on a Waffle, Creme Brulee, and Kobe Beef Sliders, that has really been the key to success for these mobile foodies. So with all the hype around these delicious mobile meals, we decided to see which food truck is the most influential.
Coming in first, is the Grilled Cheese Truck, who started a little over a year ago, after entering the Los Angeles 7th Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational. They decided that the streets of LA needed more of the famous comfort food. @grlldcheesetruk offers anything from the traditional american cheese to a tasty ‘Cheesy Mac and Rib’. Coming in a close second is The Big Gay Ice Cream truck from New York City. Serving soft serve ice cream with a twist. Like their ‘Salty Pimp’ which is vanilla ice cream, Dulce de Leche, sea salt, dipped in chocolate.
After analyzing hundreds of the nation’s trucks, LA and NYC dominated the list, with a couple surprising results from Phoenix and Chicago. So here is the Nation’s top 10 Food Truck Influencers..
Think your favorite truck should be on the list? Feel free to nominate them in the comments section.