Tag: gustavo arellano
The inaugural "(Mini) Lonchera Clustertruck" will feature discussions about Latino food, coupled with visits by four gourmet food trucks that specialize in Spanish, Mexican, Argentine and Latin/Asian fusion dishes.
But before all that, before the deep-fried shrimp tacos of Mariscos Jalisco, the coconut curry of India Jones or the caprese empanadas of Piaggio on Wheels, there were words.
Kind of like an advent calendar leading up to the big day, KCRW's Good Food blog will be posting a daily photo (or photos) of street food from around the world everyday now through May 1st, when the station's Global Street Food event hits Santa Monica's Broad Stage.
Ustedes know about my skepticism of the luxe-lonchera craze, especially the attempt of some claiming to sell honest-to-goodness street food, then charging you Ritz-Carlton prices for a pinche slider.
Yellow Submarine at one of the earlier food truck gatherings--the Fall for the Arts festival last year. We've been hearing a lot more about food trucks lately. But I must ask, where is the cross-cultural perspective, the historical view? Here, for your consideration, are some selected (recent-ish) moments in U.S. food truck history....