Food trucks are the heart and soul of Beantown’s emerging street food scene. Below we’ve listed some of Boston’s most hotly sought after street food.
1. North East of the Border
Executive Chef and Chief Operations Officer, Gustavo Lecanda, was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. After obtaining a degree in food and beverage management from the University of La Salle Culinary School in Cancun, Mexico he worked as cook in restaurants in Cancun, Mexico. Gustavo has worked his way up through the ranks in the restaurant industry and has been working as the General Manager of a popular Mexican restaurant and watering hole in Nassau, Bahamas.
Address: Sategrill.com/locations, Boston, MA 02142
Saté (meaning hot & sizzling) brings you sizzling hot food with blazing fast service, so you can get back to changing the world. Their food celebrates Saigon & Southeast Asian street food. High quality ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. No preservatives or artificial flavorings.
3. Zinneken’s Waffles
Belgian waffles made my actual Belgians.
Their signature waffle, the Belgian Sugar waffle (aka Liège waffle) is not the waffle sold in most restaurants in America today. Theirs is made from dense dough encrusted with imported pearl sugar from Belgium. When baked in the waffle irons, the dough cooks and the pearls caramelize. This results in a rich, sweet, indulgent waffle. They use the finest ingredient imported from Europe to make the most authentic Belgian waffle outside Belgium. Their dough is handcrafted in order to ensure the exclusivity of its texture. To ensure freshness, the waffles are baked right in front of you and then topped with your choice of our delectable topping offerings. From fresh berries to imported Belgian chocolate and Speculoos, everything is high quality and delicious!
4. The Taco Truck
– Not your typical taco truck
– Farm fresh ingredients – their fanatical about their ingredients
– No preservatives or artificial ingredients
5. Bon Me
The Bon Me Sandwich, their most popular item, is a decidedly non-authentic banh mi, and those daring enough to take a step outside the traditional are sure to be met with a tasty meal made with the freshest ingredients and full of bold, unique flavors. They strive to make as many house made items as they can. From the drinks to the dressings, if they can make it from scratch, they will. They’re also aware of the many dietary restrictions customers have – as a result, there are numerous vegan, vegetarian and gluten friendly options.
6. Batch Ice Cream
In the Fall of 2009, Susie & Veronica (the founders) had the very simple idea of making ice cream with only real ingredients and no weird stuff. By May 2010, with recipes perfected and the finest ingredients sourced, pints of their ice cream began rolling into stores. They were off and running, crafting pint after pint of deliciousness and have not stopped since as people have discovered what real, pure, creamy ice cream really tastes like. Today their ice cream is widely available in many grocery stores and shops, and they are on a mission to bring it to even more places so that everyone can enjoy a pint of batch.
– Their menu changes day to day
– A welcome change in world filled with Chipotles and McDonalds
– No freezers – at all – not one
8. The Cookie Monstah
– Delicious, homemade cookies…do we really need to say more?
9. Roxy’s Grilled Cheese
– Caramelized onion grilled cheese literally makes my mouth water every. single. time.
– Excellent truffle tots