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Sep 7, 2010 01:26 PM

new TaKorean truck

Checked out the TaKorean truck today on their first day. Got there early and got really quick service. Not sure how the rest of the day went. Had one of each of their tacos and liked them quite a bit. Not the greatest, but would certainly visit again.

Here's the relevant excerpt of my review from my blog (you can read the rest at


The chicken taco was solid, though the slaw, crema, and sriracha really dominated the taco. But, honestly, that was fine because it was really tasty. The tofu one with the kimchi slaw also tasted mostly of the spicy slaw, but the tofu itself was also a little sweet and nicely chewy. Between the two, I prefer the tofu one, surprisingly. But either is a good choice. I saved the steak one for last. Having a slightly more assertive flavor, the steak held up to the loud flavors of the slaw and sriracha and was overall my favorite of the three. The steak and chicken were cut into small bite-size pieces which I was very appreciative of, making it really easy to eat. The tacos themselves were generously filled, so I’d even say you’d be fine ordering just two.

And the prices are hard to beat. $2.50 for a single, or three for $7.

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  1. I just got back from the Korean taco truck. I wanted to try everything, so I got one of each type (chicken, tofu and bulgogi) with "the works". I got the chicken one with napa-romaine slaw and the other two with spicy kimchi slaw. I liked all three, but the chicken was my least favorite - nothing particularly interesting about the chicken or the slaw. The tofu was a bit strange tasting; it was OK, but I didn't like it as much as I thought I would. The sweetish flavor was a bit off-putting -- but overall I liked it, especially as I'd gotten it with the kimchi slaw. The bulgogi was my favorite. The slaw, with the touch of sriracha and the other toppings (lime crema, sesame seeds and cilantro) had just the right amount of heat and was an interesting combination of flavors. Loved the warm corn tortillas as well!

    I got there about 12:10 and had to wait 5-10 minutes for them to open. There were 20 people ahead of me in line, but it moved quickly. Door to door (I ate the tacos back in the office) it took me 30 mins. exactly. I would definitely go here a second time - next time I think I'll get two tacos; for me that would be just the right amount of food.