It’s time to get [FOOD] TRUCKIN’ WILD.
As everyone and their cool mom on Twitter will tell you—food trucks have come to Boston (finally). It can be hard to keep track of the roaming dispensaries of melted cheese, barbecue, and fancy lemonade, so we’re making it easy for you. Below are ten popular roving eateries, and a fridge-ready chart on where to find ‘em. Locations and menus change often, so follow @StreetFoodBOS for continuous updates. Happy eating!
Click here for our full map of what days you can find each truck in specific areas around the city!
It’s time to get TRUCKIN’ WILD.
A former competitor on Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race, Roxy’s specializes in “bread, cheese, and rock ‘n’ roll.”
PROTIP: You can add bacon to anything. Anything.
SIGNATURE DISH: The Green Muenster: Muenster, homemade guacamole, and Applewood bacon.
roxysgrilledcheese.com | @RoxysGrilledChz
Lefty’s incorporates organic and local ingredients into its specialty sandwiches, soups, and smoothies. Add the friendly staff and you’ve struck food truck gold—er, silver.
PROTIP: Having trouble tracking down Lefty’s? You can find it—and plenty others—at the SOWA Open Market on most Sundays.
SIGNATURE DISH: The Elvis: grilled peanut butter and bananas with a smear of marshmallow creme.
Boasting focaccia baked on-site, seasonal produce, and international cuisine, The Dining Car attracts an understandably loyal following.
PROTIP: Did we mention the focaccia?
SIGNATURE DISH: Honey truffle goat cheese sandwich.
diningcar.net | @thediningcar
Sibling-run Mei Mei Street Kitchen is another food truck with an emphasis on local, sustainable ingredients, with an inventive, Chinese-American menu that changes depending on availability.
PROTIP: Conscious carnivores will appreciate that Mei Mei only serves meat from humanely raised livestock.
SIGNATURE DISH: Char siu barbecued pork belly buns.
meimeiboston.com | @meimeifoodtruck
Founded by MIT alums in 1989, Momogoose is “the country’s first food truck social enterprise,” cooking up healthy, Southeast Asian cuisine.
PROTIP: For each meal you purchase, Momogoose donates to the UN World Food Programme, so eat up!
SIGNATURE DISH: Spicy tofu rice bowl (add protein for only a dollar extra!).
momogoose.com | @momogoose
The Clover Food Lab is the brainchild of an MIT grad that favors local, organic food, with a menu that is vegetarian, seasonal, and changes often.
PROTIP: Clover boasts two brick and mortar shops on top of umpteen trucks, so if you’re hungry, they’re there.
SIGNATURE DISH: The Breakfast Sandwich (egg, tomato, and cheddar in a pita pocket)
cloverfoodlab.com | @cloverfoodtruck
Lobsta Love claims the title of “New England’s first food truck to ‘shell out’ the ocean’s most prized crustacean.”
PROTIP: Save room for dessert(s)—they make their own whoopie pies.
SIGNATURE DISH: Lobster mac & cheese, topped with bisque. ‘Nuff said.
lobstalove.net | @LobstaLoveTruck
The Chubby Chickpea offers customers a large selection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, in the form of sandwiches, entrees, salads, and sides.
PROTIP: Feeling health? Opt for tabouleh or roasted veggies as a side.
SIGNATURE DISH: There’s falafel, and then there’s the Chubby Chickpea’s falafel.
Run by a husband and wife duo, Bon Me serves freshly made Vietnamese dishes, to go with spicy ginger lemonade and Thai iced tea.
PROTIP: Sandwiches come stuffed— pickled carrot and daikon, cucumbers, cilantro, red onion, spicy mayo, and pâté—so come hungry.
SIGNATURE DISH: One of them stuffed sandwiches—we recommend the spicy chicken.
bonmetruck.com | @bonme
Staff Meal is less a taco truck and more a portable love letter to the food service industry wrapped up in tortilla.
PROTIP: Staff Meal doesn’t fuck around—serious eaters of animals need only apply.
SIGNATURE DISH: Foie Gras Bakalava (we said they don’t fuck around, didn’t we?).
staffmealboston.com | @staffmealtruck
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