Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels
- Author: Heather Shouse
- Publisher: Ten Speed Press
- Published: April 2011
- ISBN-10: 158008351X
- ISBN-13: 9781580083515
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 2011
- Subject: COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / American / General
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Intrepid journalist Heather Shouse launches a coast-to-coast exploration of street food, providing readers a page-by-page compass for finding the best moveable feasts in America. Shouse identifies more than 100 best-of-the-best chowhound pit-stops featuring affordable and detour-worthy dishes that put to rest the notions that memorable meals can only be experienced in lofty towers of haute cuisine. Virtually every corner of the globe is represented as the secrets behind Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches, Hungarian paprikash, lacy French crepes, and global mash-ups like Mex-Korean kimichi quesadillas are delivered via more than 45 recipes contributed by the truck chefs themselves. Behind-the-scenes profiles reveal the talent behind the trend, offering insight into the origin of the mobile-food concept, and vivid photography showcases street food life as it ebbs and flows with changing demographics from city to city. Organized geographically. Index. Color photography. 200p.
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A Hot Trend, in Book FormFood Trucks and Carts have been an ever-expanding trend in the last few years and it is still growing today. Shouse does a great job capturing the movement cross-country with a collection of recipes you won't find anywhere else. She paints a picture of how diverse mobile food is from city to city and town to town. A must for anyone who loves food from their favorites trucks or carts or who keeps a weathered-eye on food trends. Also, I attending the event that's featured in the video-- odds are if you get this book at the Strand you might be able to find an autographed copy!