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Tales From Orange County's Taco Trucksnew

The roach coach. Botulism on wheels. Mobile Montezuma's revenge. The humble taco truck, known universally in Latino OC as loncheras, its workers as loncheros, has finally left its mooring as the feedbag for immigrants, construction workers and prescient foodies and become mainstream, even hip.
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  07-28-2009  |  Food+Drink

San Francisco Street Food Top Tennew

The farmers markets, taco trucks and street carts you shouldn't miss.
SF Weekly  |  Meredith Brody  |  07-17-2008  |  Food+Drink

Maryland's Pupusa Trucks Try to Survive a Crackdownnew

Reina Ramirez estimates she's received a ticket a week since late November, when Prince George's County began cracking down on the mobile pupusa and taco trucks in Langley Park. This crackdown, fueled by business and residential complaints, has killed off one of the tastiest, most intense food cultures in the entire D.C. area.
Washington City Paper  |  Tim Carman  |  05-30-2008  |  Food+Drink

Keep On (Taco) Truckingnew

I love entry-level capitalism at its most chaotic, where the barriers to doing business are on the wispy side of minimal, where two dozen oddball eating places can be launched for less money than it would take to open a single outlet of Burger King.
L.A. Weekly  |  Jonathan Gold  |  04-28-2008  |  Food+Drink

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