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WHICH TRUCK SHOULD I TRY FIRST? RECS PLEASE!

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kproq323 Apr 5, 2010 05:15 PM

So since i am back in LA for a short while I want to catch up on the Food Truck Craze. Any suggestions? I definitely have the Nom Nom truck and also the Grilled Cheese Truck on my list this week. Any other thoughts of must try's? Thanks!

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  1. Discokill RE: kproq323 Apr 5, 2010 06:29 PM

    I'm of the opinion that if you're going to do one, you should try the original and hit Kogi. Reading the various notes here though it seems that everyone has a different opinion. Personally I find the two you mention above bland and the only ones I'd travel out of my way for are India Jones or the cheesesteak one. Which is not to say I couldn't find better Indian or Cheesesteaks at a non-truck location were I willing to travel farther.

    That said, it's not a truck but go hit Ricky's Fish Tacos.

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      mdpilam RE: kproq323 Apr 6, 2010 10:24 AM

      The only truck that I crave and (somewhat) consistently return to is the South Philly Experience.

      1. Servorg RE: kproq323 Apr 6, 2010 10:28 AM

        Go to this post I put up this morning about how to scratch your truck itch all in one convenient place: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/699659

        1. Ciao Bob RE: kproq323 Apr 6, 2010 10:31 AM

          Go to this post which has a wide discussion of the wide disparity of our trucks...I rememer when they were called Roach Coaches!
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/693099

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            Clyde RE: kproq323 Apr 6, 2010 05:10 PM

            if you hit the grilled cheese truck, go for the tater tots also. you can get a half portion. with chipolte mayo - it's awesome. i haven't tried their sandwiches yet, but one day i will go back for the mac and cheese sandwich. that just sounds so good. i like nom nom. then i had the sandwich at good girl dinette and i see why others think it's bland, but i'd still recommend it. kogi is my favorite though. i always get tofu and it's always great, so i'm not sure about others who say it's not as good anymore, b/c i've only ever had tofu. wait, i take that back. i tried a co-workers black jack quesadilla w/ pork and i loved it. now i get it w/ tofu.

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              kproq323 RE: Clyde Apr 6, 2010 07:30 PM

              Thanks. Will go check out some trucks and get back to you.

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