Food in the Fast Lane : A Few of the District’s Top Rated Food Trucks
By Tiffani Long
It’s the case of the food trucks, and they could be coming to a street near you! If you have a taste for it, there is more than likely a food truck that will satisfy your taste buds. Take a look at a few of the top customer- rated food trucks in the District (www.yelp.com). All trucks were rated with 4 or more stars by customers, indicating they deliver satisfaction!
Trying to find pi? Put down your calculator and head to the District of Pi’s pizza truck, Pi on Wheels. Pi on Wheels generally carries 4 different pizza topping combinations, 2 veggie and 2 meat. Pizza’s are created with a deep dish cornmeal crust and are all priced at $12.
http://www.pi-dc.com/pi-on-wheels/; Twitter- @PiTruckDC
Go under the sea to the Red Hook Lobster Pound. Providing a taste of Maine, this truck gained notoriety for its lobster rolls, but serves shrimp rolls and different sides. Lobster rolls are $15; other food pricing varies.
http://www.redhooklobsterdc.com; Twitter- @LobstertruckDC
Are you feeling flavorful? Head to the Latin inspired food truck, Sabor’a Street. Inspired by the street food of Latin America, Sabor’a Street pledges fresh, flavorful, and innovative food. All food is made from scratch and prepared by a real chef! The menu is subject to change with the seasons.
http://www.saborastreet.com; Twitter- @Saborastreet
In the mood for Korean food? The Yellow Vendor Bulgogi truck is at your service. This truck provides a plethora of food combos, including meats of your choice and different sides to suit your tastes. Meals are $7.
http://www.facebook.com/yellowvendor; Twitter- @1styellowvendor
Checking for something finger lickin’ good? Catch the BBQ Bus where they offer different portion sizes of barbequed goods, ranging from sandwiches to family sized meals. If you’re having an event or party (or you’re just really hungry), they also offer catering services.
http://www.bbqbusdc.com; Twitter- @bbqbusdc
If you have a taste for Ethiopian food, take a trip to your local carnival. Not just any carnival but the traveling culinary carnival, also known as the Fojol Bros. of Benethiopia truck. This truck serves an Indian cuisine, unlike its counter part, Fojol Bros. of Merlindia.
http://www.fojol.com; Twitter- @fojolbros.
Have you ever had Spiedies? Do you know what they are? The Bada Bing DC truck specializes in Philly Cheesesteaks and Spiedies. A variety of Spiedies are offered. Made from chicken or pork, Spiedies are either served on Amoroso rolls as sandwiches, or served as parts of salads.
http://www.badabingdc.com; Twitter- @badabingdc.