The Munch takes a different tack this week. Instead of taking readers on a deep dive into eateries in a specific category, this week we give you tools to find your favorite treats as they rove from place to place. That’s right: we’re talking about food trucks.
Food trucks – a fun addition to urban dining – are found at festivals and gatherings across the landscape. But what if you just really want to bite into a Whoopie pie or bacon burger right now – and you’re willing to track the truck to its home parking space? Follow us …
List of food trucks by neighborhood in Boston. Click on the link and choose a neighborhood: Back Bay, Charlestown, Dorchester, Downtown, East Boston, Fenway, Roxbury, South Boston, South End and West Boston. At the place of your choice, find trucks by street address, day of the week, and meal time. Even the names feel good on the tongue: Boston Bacon Truck, Mediterranean Home Cooking, Trolley Dogs,Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, Redbones Barbercue, Da Bomb BBQ
Boston Food Trucks schedule and map. Similarly, the Boston food trucks map allows you to choose a day of the week and meal time to get a drop-down list of trucks and the locations on a map of the city where they may be found.
The Rose Kennedy Greenway, a string of parks and water features, offers a mobile eats calendar of six locations: Dewey Square Plaza, Congress Street, Greenway Carousel, Rings Fountain at Milk Street, Rowes Wharf Plaza, and State Street, along with a daily schedule showing which food trucks are parked at which Greenway locations on which day of the week. Some of the trucks you’ll find on the Greenway are The Cookie Monstah, The Whoopie Wagon, Jamaica Mi Hungry, Melt, Indulge India, Papi’s Stuffed Sopapillas, Say Pão de Queijo.
Providence Parks Conservancy posts lists and schedules of food trucks that appear at the Food Truck Market at Kennedy Plaza every day from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Find all your favorite – or future favorite — trucks along Washington Street, serving delicious lunches from tacos to Portuguese sandwiches and burgers. Among the trucks to find here are Pit Stop, Brunch Belly, Incred-a-Bowl, Poco Loco Tacos, Portu-galo, Poco Loco Tacos, Rocket Fine Street Food, and Red’s Street Kitchen. Map.
Food Truck Fridays at the Carousel at Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence
Every Friday from late April through late September a bevy of food trucks roll into the Carousel property at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Admission is free. Picnic and high-top tables are available; you also may bring a a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn. Food Trucks accept cash, credit, and debit. Start time is 5 p.m. Vendors.
New Haven has a jump on the food truck craze: for many years, travelers on I-95 through New Haven have seen food trucks have lined up along Long Wharf Drive. That is one of four food truck locations in New Haven – including Cedar, Downtown, and Sachem Street — that is documented by a website – StreetFoodNHV — that tracks when and where food trucks may be found on a regular schedule.
The Long Wharf trucks traditionally have served delicious Latino, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Columbian, Southwest and Cuban foods. To get to the Long Wharf trucks:
From I-95 South — take Exit 46 (Sargent Drive) toward Long Wharf Drive; turn right onto Sargent Drive; take the second left onto Food Terminal Drive.
From I-95 North — take Exit 46 (Long Wharf Drive) and turn left at light
The website also has information on trucks and schedule at Cedar (at 60 Davenport Avenue near Yale New Haven Hospital); Downtown (at 165 Church Street, near the New Haven Green); and Sachem Street (at 173 Sachem Street). Just go to the StreetFoodNHV website and click on “Locations.”
This guide, created by MaineToday, lists and describes some of the favorite food trucks of the region, and provides links to the trucks’ own websites. In many cases, the food trucks’ websites offer and schedule and map of where they can be found. A good example is the site for Cousins Maine Lobster.