The unique use of cheese makes The Cheesy Truck “deliciously all about cheese”. The fun-filled menu titled “Cheesy Couture” includes the “The Vegas Strip…good 24/7”, “The Jackie O…Decadent Opulence”, and “The Modfather”. Wherever and whenever, the mock Louis Viton cart pattern will reel you in. Follow them on Twitter for their current location.
It’s less about cheese and more about BBQ for folks in Lincoln, NE. Heoya’s unique take on Korean BBQ Steak Tacos and Asian inspired hoagies proves that Cornhuskers love more than corn! Sheryl Blackman says she goes to Heoya when she’s craving BBQ, but wants something light. Follow their Twitter and Facebook updates to track their exact location.
Smack Shack trumps the food truck specialty dining scene. Serving lunch Wed-Fri, choose between various lobster rolls and sandwiches. Its famous Shrimp Po’ Boy attracts hungry customers from all over the city. Guests rave that while it’s a little on the pricy side, you can’t find a better lobster roll in the city. Follow Smack Shack on Twitter for lunch locations.
And let’s not forget Evanston’s Hummingbird Kitchen. While the menu is small, it is sure to please. Patrons swear by the garlic infused fries and the classic Mexican Beef tacos. But not to worry- if you’re a vegetarian, there are options for you too! Hummingbird Kitchen Veggie Quinoa Burrito makes every one’s mouth water. One of the few food trucks Evanston, it’s a stop you simply can’t miss. Follow Hummingbird Kitchen on Twitter to find their latest stop!
The taco truck is a cultural icon in Mexico. La Michoacana Taqueria offers Iowa City authentic Mexican street food for an inexpensive price. While fish tacos are their specialty, customers rave about the wide selection of authentic Medican meat like pastor (marinated pork), carnitas (fried pork), tongue, beef cheek, fish, chorizo, and carne asada.
From its breakfast burritos to the lunchtime soups and snack time nachos, Oasis leaves little room for complaints. Rated one of the top three places to eat in all of East Lansing on Yelp.com, El Oasis continues to please students and local residents with their authentic Mexican grub since they opened in 2005. Follow El Oasis on Twitter for their daily location.
Mobile food has taken a turn towards the sweet side in recent years. Run by recent high school graduates, The Crave Truck is famous for its street waffles, promoting the slogan “not your momma’s waffles”. It pleases everyone with gluten free options and wide array of toppings from Nutella to ice cream to fresh fruit. Follow Crave Truck on Twitter for their current location!
Famous Frank’s has graced Purdue students, sports fans, and locals alike with late night food since it opened 12 years ago. Out and about Thurs-Sun, 11pm-3am, their American-style late night meals (hot dogs and Philly cheese steaks) bring happiness even in the deep of winter. Smothered in chili, cheese, or both, Frank’s has the sloppy, rib-sticking food all night-owls love. Follow Famous Frank’s on Twitter or Facebook for updated locations.
Bloomington’s The Happy Pig has an ever-changing lunch menu of Pulled Pork Sliders and Duck Dumplings, and a late-night menu including Biscuits and Gravy. Nicole Amedo says “It has fancy food that you can get from the street”. Follow them on Twitter to find The Happy Pig!
Not in the mood for late night snacking? Well the Wolverines’ passion for football is heavily matched with their love for healthy foods. The Lunch Room is one of the many healthy food carts a customer can choose from! And bonus points…its vegan! Open for lunch, dinner, and Saturday brunches, The Lunch Room serves an assortment of Thai food that is sure to please any hungry person. Follow The Lunch Room on Facebook or Twitter for their daily location.
Known for its adventurous wraps and fast service, Good Food has made its way into the hearts of “Sconnies” new and old. Using fresh and local produce, Good Food supplies Madison with healthy, new, tasty creations every day in Library Mall. UW Senior Ben Wise says he would eat Good Food every day if he could: “I can get a wrap, soup, salad, anything fast without feeling guilty because I know it’s made with the freshest food around!” Check out Facebook or Twitter to find Good Food around Madison!
This Columbus food cart is famous for it’s classy meals and dinner style menu. If you’re in the mood for sit down dinner, but don’t have the time, Blu Olive is for you. With a menu comparable to a upper class restaurant, the pork and beef meatballs covered in herby marinara and beet and ricotta ravioli with poppy seed butter make customers feel right at home. Follow Blu Olive on Twitter for their current location.