5 LA-Based Food Trucks That Should Come To OC More Often in 2011
Come on, LA food trucks. We know traffic on the 5 and 405 sucks, but if you make Orange County a regular stop on your weekly routes, you'd surely have lines waiting. Bonus: OC has more parking.
I had a chance to try the very-hyped fried chicken balls by Chef Ludo Lefebvre on two occasions, once when a friend waited in line for nearly two hours at the first LA Food Truck Festival (an utter disaster), and another time when the truck rolled up to an office building in Culver City, a much calmer setting. The chicken, infused with rosemary and other herbs and prepared over three days, is the most wonderfully juicy and flavorful I've ever tasted. Don't bother ordering anything else on the menu, as nothing remotely compares.
Good name, good food. The butter chicken curry served over Basmati rice is packed with flavor and the chef can crank up the spice level if you prefer. There are different curries du jour, like seafood, chicken tikka marsala and various vegetarian varieties. The truck is a great option for those who don't have time to sit down at an Indian restaurant, where service typically comes at a slow pace.
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