Boston’s old school food trucks were once called ‘roach coaches’, back in the day when they used to move from one construction site to another. Today, they’re a whole new ball game, a booming business of delicacies on the move. You’ll find versatile food truck menus – all sorts of grub from appetizers to full-fledged meals on wheels! Since the business is dynamic and there are new one popping up all time, here are a select few from MyCityWay for you to try out.
Roxy’s Gourmet Grilled Cheese (Cleveland Circle, Brighton) is super famous in Boston. It’s been on TV a number of times for its amazing sandwich fillings of brie, chorizo, foie gras, candied bacon and more with fried pickles on the side.
Boston Speed Dog (Newmarket Sq. Roxbury, 617-839-0102) is America’s number 1 Hot Dog as per Wall Street Journal, been on the list of CBS Boston’s Best Hot Dogs and it’s played host to Warren Buffet who was all praise! With unparalleled homemade toppings like Speed’s mustard, relish, BBQ and Speed’s special sauce it’s definitely a must eat.
Clover Food Lab (City Hall Plaza) is great health food. They have organic food and drinks, organic beer too! The chickpea plate and fritters are especially likes and the granola or soy BLT is just right for breakfast.
Bon Me Truck (City Hall Plaza, SoWa Open Market – Sundays) This one’s big, yellow, crowded and easy to spot. It has a superb Vietnamese menu with dishes like grilled chicken, barbecue pork, tofu and shitake mushrooms with their signature daikon radish and or spicy mayo stuffing in a baguette. They also have a great rice bowl and noodle salads.
Momogoose at Cambridge was founded by MIT alumni back in 1989 and has since become one of Boston’s best, known for the South East Asian health food. They have something for everyone, meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans and a geeky low fat approach to food and a socially conscious ‘Meal for Meal’ initiative in collaboration with the UN.