New Food Truck: Cruisin' Crawfish
It was inevitable: Someone has launched a Vietnamese/Cajun crawfish business out of a food truck. Cruisin' Crawfish merges the previously divergent trends of the crawfish restaurant and the luxe lonchera movement. Please correct me if I am mistaken in saying this is the first of its kind in our area, as I would not be surprised if someone had thought of it sooner.
If you discount for a moment that its featured food would be almost impossible to eat with one hand while standing, it's a business plan that's almost a no-brainer. The customers who would stand in two-hour-long lines at the Boiling Crab are the same customers who have stood in two-hour-long lines at Kogi.
The menu thankfully focuses on just the butter-and-hot-sauce-soaked shrimp and crawfish variants of the dish--it does not have crab. Rounding out its offerings are Cajun fries, fried shrimp, gumbo and fried wings.
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