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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Food Truckapalooza"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: February 22, 2015 
Aired on: February 22, 2015 
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  • Chimichurri Beef Tacos
    short rib, pan-fried, cubed & tossed in chimichurri (Argentinean meat sauce) & topped w/ sliced cabbage, crema de Mirin mayo, salsa & parsley; looks good
4.5 out of 5
70 ratings
CLOSED; blue food truck; no fixed location...find out location from Twitter or Facebook website
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Garbo's Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Garbo's GrillSee Garbo's Grill Video ($$)
(1129 ratings)

409 Caroline St Map It!
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 304-3004
www.garbosgrillkw.com
  • Korean Bulgogi Taco
    marinated sliced beef short rib & grilled on flat top; served on flour tortilla shells & topped w/ Sriracha sauce; looks good
  • Umami Burger
    topped w/ tomato slice, bacon, chipotle gouda & served on brioche bun; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1129 ratings
since 2011; food cart on 40 sq-ft plot of land a block from beach; long lines
3
Fresh Local Wild: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fresh Local Wild (CLOSED)See Fresh Local Wild Video
(43 ratings)

900 W Hastings Street Map It!
Vancouver, BC V6E 1V3
4.0 out of 5
43 ratings
CLOSED; "sidewalk chef" in mobile restaurant; committed to products sourced from local Fishermen, ethical farms and sustainable wild harvest of seasonal bounty; as the seasons change so too will the food
4
Grilled Cheeserie: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Grilled CheeserieSee Grilled Cheeserie Video ($)
(397 ratings)

2003 Belcourt Ave Map It!
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 203-0351
grilledcheeserie.com
  • Pimento Mac & Chee Melt
    top seller; housemade pimento cheese w/ local cheddar, macaroni, Benton's bacon bits, sliced tomato on country white bread; recommended w/ side of homemade tomato soup (as a dip); looks good
4.0 out of 5
397 ratings
started in 2010; serving up gourmet grilled cheese melts & nostalgic treats featuring seasonal, local products; run by husband-and-wife team...she is a Le Cordon Bleu trained Chef; formerly a food truck; Trace Adkins (country music artist) made special visit
5
KoJa Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
KoJa KitchenSee KoJa Kitchen Video ($)
(1365 ratings)

2395 Telegraph Ave Map It!
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 962-5652
kojakitchen.com
  • Short Rib KoJa
    signature dish; soy-sugar-based marinated short ribs sandwiched between 2 garlic-seasoned rice cakes "buns"; "Asian street food at its best...this is wow!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1365 ratings
since 2011; formerly a food truck...now a storefront; Korean-Japanese cuisine...Asian flavors in a rice-cake bun; Facebook page
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  • Chicken Chilaquiles
    chicken thighs marinated in achiote sauce over night, cooked on flat top, cubed & served on tomatillo salsa-bathed tortilla chips w/ fried egg & topped w/ tomatillo salsa, Mexican crema, Cotija cheese & cilantro; looks good
  • Drunken Torta
    flank steak marinated in Don Equis overnight, grilled on flat top; w/ Mexican coke-carmelized onions, black bean & garlic spread, Oaxaca cheese, arbol chile salsa, micro greens, tomato on fresh baked mexican bolillo roll; "w/o question the best tortas I've ever had in the States...that's killer!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
89 ratings
CLOSED; since 2011; husband-and-wife team serving authentic Mexican food where almost everything is made by hand (nothing from a can) served from a food truck; long lines; Other Recipes: Green Chilaquiles
7
  • Chimale
    Chinese-Mexican tamales filled w/ Kung Pao chicken or Chinese BBQ pork; includes a side of Chimale salsa made with crushed tomatoes; Guy got the Kung Pao chicken
  • Chinese BBQ Pork Taco
    most popular; come with onions, cilantro, salsa
3.0 out of 5
271 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 2009; taco truck serving "Chino-meets-Latino" fusion cuisine blends Chinese and Mexican flavors; location varies daily...go to their Twitter or Facebook page to find current location; Other Recipes: Kung Pao Chicken Tacos
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Food Truckapalooza"   (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: February 22, 2015 
Aired on: February 22, 2015