Ninth entry in our series where we promise to review, for better or worse, every "high-end" roach coach that visits the Weekly's world headquarters. Another truck visits next Monday--when will YOUR mobile food truck come? Inquire with Jessica Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org!
And before I begin, a brief programming note: Dos Chinos--your review will come soon. Need to find the pinche pictures I took of ustedes...now, back to the program.
"Try to order one without smiling. We dare you," the Chunk-n-Chip Cookies truck website boasts. Usually, I'd eviscerate such pomposity, but I cannae in this case. Most important: they follow through on their boast, with thick, tasty cookies buttressed around a scoop of ice cream to create ice cream sandwiches of plenty. But try saying anything rude to a truck whose star employee is the owner's young, ebullient daughter. Awwww...make sure to tip her.
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Chunk-n-Chip makes their cookies fresh, and gives their creation goofy names--again, something I'd usually bring out the knives for, but cuteness that works. The above monster is the Nutty Wutty--chocolate chip mixed with peanut butter cup--and the ice cream is vanilla.
Beautiful: warmed, fresh cookie whose heat melts the ice cream so the chocolate chips begin running through the scoop. Fire and ice: that most enchanting, primordial of combos. My only problem with the treat was its allure: as it melted, it began dripping down the butcher paper the Chunk-n-Chip people gave me to hold it. A bowl is much better, the better to catch the rivers of vanilla that spring forth.
Ustedes know how I feel about one-trick dessert trucks, so I won't bring it up here. Summer is finally heating up, so follow Chunk-n-Chip wherever they may be. And remember to tip the kid!
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