Food Trucks, Sandwiches

The New Black BBQ - Santa Barbara California

The New Black BBQ - Kobe Brisket Sandwich

The New Black BBQ, co-owned and operated by Chris Sullivan and Nick Barainca, is a Santa Barbara food truck with a modern twist on traditional BBQ. The New Black (TNB) considers itself the progressive American barbeque joining innovative BBQ techniques and California style with conventional methods. The New Black BBQ truck had a sleek design…

Food Trucks

Pierogi Truck - San Diego California

Pierogi Truck - Hungarian Pancake

Pierogi Truck mobile restaurant is San Diego’s first Polish and Eastern European gourmet food truck in San Diego. Their specialty…Homemade and hand-crafted Pierogies made with various kinds of fillings (meat, potato, cheese, spinach, blueberries, chicken, mushroom, cabbage), Hungarian pancakes, blitzers, original grilled Polish sausage from the famous Polish deli in Chicago “Andy’s” and a whole…

Food Trucks

Sweet Treats Truck - San Diego California

Sweet Treats - Strawberry Shortcake

Sweet Treats is a veteran food truck serving delectable desserts on the streets of San Diego since 2008. It is a family-run operation, owned and operated by husband and wife team Chris and Jennifer Saint. Unlike other trucks, Sweet Treats does not do any cooking or baking. Instead, they offer desserts from hand-selected local bakers…

Food Trucks

Tabe BBQ Mobile Truck - San Diego California

Tabe BBQ Food Truck - OMG Burrito

Tabe BBQ food truck was established in October 2009 and is considered San Diego’s premier Asian Fusion Mobile Cuisine. Tabe (pronounced Tah-bay) means “to eat” in Japanese – An appropriate name for the veteran food truck that brings affordable gourmet Asian Fusion fare to the streets of San Diego. Tabe BBQ’s Chef Todd Ichinaga and…

Burgers, Food Trucks

The Burger Bus - Santa Barbara California

The Burger Bus - Cheeseburger

The Burger Bus in Santa Barbara, California is small school bus transformed into a food truck that makes burgers. Husband and wife team and Burger Bus owners Michael and Cheryl Gardener chose a school bus because new food trucks were too expensive and used trucks were dated and insufficient. As a result, they’ve created one…

Food Trucks, Sandwiches

O Street Truck - Santa Barbara California

O Street Truck - BBQ Pork Banh Mi Sandwich

Due to the small-sized town and city ordinances in Santa Barbara it makes sense there’s only a handful of food trucks in Santa Barbara to date. One of the most popular food trucks in Santa Barbara is O Street Food Truck. And for good reason! During our visit to Santa Barbara for a weekend we…

Food Trucks, Sandwiches

Super Q Food Truck - Poway California

Super Q Food Truck - Brisket Melt

Super Q is a Poway based food truck serving All-American BBQ food fare on the streets of San Diego. Super Q food truck is popular and has two trucks to show for it — Super Q and Super Q2. We caught up with Super Q at the Hump Day Happy Hour food truck gathering on…

Burgers, Food Trucks

MIHO Gastrotruck - San Diego California

Burger “Beer”guignon

MIHO Gastrotruck helped revolutionize the San Diego food truck scene when they began operation in 2010 (when very few trucks were even around). Since operation, MIHO has developed a dedicated fan base (which MIHO warmly refers to as their HOMI’s) and has become a popular go-to for corporate events, catering and private parties. MIHO Gastrotruck…

Food Trucks, Sandwiches

Recess Food Truck - San Diego California

Recess Food Truck - Red Light Sandwich

Recess is a state-of-the-art food truck (with a school theme) in San Diego California that combines playtime and technology with gourmet food truck fare. Eat at Recess had a cool 50-inch LCD and Xbox Kinect and Blu-ray player for entertainment and speakers playing any tune you can imagine. We caught up with Recess on two…

Food Trucks, News

Food Smackdown Joins Eat St. on Location in San Diego

Food Smackdown with Cooking Channel's Eat St. Film Crew

Food Smackdown Joins Eat St. on Location in Sunny San Diego California! Food Smackdown Critiques 4 Unique and Popular San Diego Food Trucks! For interviews, for permission to use content… or for additional questions, contact steve@foodsmackdown.com Food truck fanatic and gastronomic critic Steve Carlson is lending his expertise to Food Network Canada’s and Cooking Channel…