7 Must-Try Food Trucks in the Hub City
From Texas barbecue to Cuban cuisine and street tacos to ice cream sandwiches, sample some of the popular eats from a few of the food trucks in the “Hub City!”
Real Texas barbecue starts with real Texas grit. Known for flavorful ribs and tender brisket, Embers Barbecue serves up some of the best Texas barbecue in town. Not to mention, the sides are just as tasty as the product of the pit. Next time you order from this popular food truck, pair your meat with charro beans, street corn and cheesy potatoes. You can find Embers Barbecue in the Arts District by the Charles Adams Studio Project on Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to sell out. Follow along with Embers Barbecue at @embersbarbecue!
FARM TO FORK
Searching for something delicious that’s made with locally sourced ingredients? Look no further than Farm to Fork Gastro Truck! The menu offers three rotating plates to select from every day. They create their menu based on what produce and meat are locally available and in season. You can find anything from shrimp and grits to tasty ribs and a Fresh Tomato Panzanella Salad. Check out their Facebook page at Farm To Fork Kitchen to see where they’ll be set up throughout the week!
Llano Cubano creates satisfying Cuban sandwiches with a West Texas twist. Try the hatch & cheese or a caprese! In addition to their well-known sandwich menu, this food truck even offers tacos sure to make your mouth water. To keep up with where they’ll be parked, check out their Facebook page @llanocubano!
CRUSTY’S WOOD FIRED PIZZA
The name says it all–delicious, wood-fired pizza all prepared in a one-of-a-kind truck. You can expect 10-12 inches of hand-stretched pizza dough loaded with toppings cooked right in front of you. This hot, delicious and very cheesy pizza is all you need to make dinner a success. They have many options from create-your-own to specialty pizzas like Green Chile Chicken, Margharita or spicy Buffalo Chicken. Check out their Facebook page to track down this food truck @CrustysPizzaOven!
CAST IRON GRILL
There’s a new food truck in town, and its name is Cast Iron Grill. With a bustling restaurant in downtown Lubbock, it’s no surprise they incorporated a mobile business to keep with demand for their classic American fare. Some of our favorites are the Southwest Club, the Red Raider burger and the Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese. But this food truck doesn’t stop with biscuit bites, they also offer the restaurant’s locally famous pies. Give them a follow on Facebook to see where they’ll be parked next @CastIronGrillFoodTruck!
This food truck is Cookie Monster approved and offers an ever-changing menu of cookies and ice cream to pair. Some of the homemade cookies include chocolate chip, Snickerdoodle, sprinkles, sugar or fudge nut brownie. Next, add a scoop of birthday cake, cookies ‘n cream, Butterfinger, chocolate or vanilla ice cream to the mix. You’ll have your choice of an ice cream sandwich, a scoop of ice cream and a cookie or a la carte if you prefer. Check out @kurbsidesweets to find this sweet truck.
NOW WE TACO’N
Ever craved a taco or some quesadillas after a fun night out in the Depot Entertainment District? Now We Taco’N has you covered! This truck is located inside a new Lubbock favorite, The Garden. Their tasty fajita plates and $2 tacos give customers more than enough to rave about. Don’t miss out on their authentic made-from-scratch dishes. Check out their Facebook page for special offers and events @NowWeTacoN!
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