Held in History Park on Senter Road not far from the San Jose Municipal Stadium, the festival will offer a curated selection of over 35 of the best food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco. All plates will be $5 or less.
A taco competition of food truck proportions is slated for 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday at VFW Post 76. In its third year, the Twisted Tacos Truck Throwdown benefits the VFW Post 76 Veteran Relief Fund.
The shredded chicken had a nice little kick. The veggie taco had a bunch of squash, zucchini and mushrooms. Squash and zucchini are not usually two of our favorite veggies, but we enjoyed this taco a lot. The veggies still had plenty of juiciness and body.
Like Mark Twain's death, rumours of a turf war among Melbourne's taco trucks have either been greatly exaggerated - or the truck owners are politely downplaying the palaver through gritted teeth.
Food trucks have a long history within the United States. Historians consider the chuck wagons that fed the cattle ranchers of the rural west to be the very first food trucks. Food trucks have always been around LA, being spotted on construction sites and in Downtown LA where the Business District is located.
The organizers were pleased by a larger than expected turnout of taco lovers (one even dressed up as a taco), and a solid day of sales for the vendors—some had to restock due to the high demand; Mexicali Taco Co. had to make three trips!
Years after truck owners crowded county and city meetings and gave tearful testimony that the permit process would destroy their business, mobile food vendors throughout the county seem to have settled into the new system.
Cocoa Beach has an edge on tacos, since it is home to the quintessential taco stop known as Taco City, owned by Liz Wisecarver and her son, Bobby Goldberg.
Bro's Fish Tacos - a fish taco stand on wheels. The Thalia residents debuted their mobile eatery this month at the first Food Truck Rodeo in the parking lot of Whole Foods Market in Hilltop.
Kimchi Taco Truck started 2013 with two new tacos yesterday – fried fish and fried chicken. They also brought out Big Belly Burritos to replace the Kim-Cheesesteak, but that’s for another day.