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Trucks That Rove
Cupcake Stop
The inevitable cupcakes-only truck rolled out in May.

Treats Truck
Cookies, crispy treats, and brownies are baked in Red Hook, then transported to midtown on a rig named Sugar.

Rickshaw Dumplings Truck
Chefs Anito Lo and Kenny Lao mobilized their fancified dumplings (Hudson Valley duck, wild shrimp) last September.

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream
Local milk is churned into exotic flavors like giandujia (a hazelnut-chocolate combo) and red currant.

Wafels and Dinges
You’ll know it’s near by the scent of buttery Belgian waffles.

Schnitzel & Things
After a shaky start this summer (you can’t just park your truck anywhere, it turns out), the truck’s now selling fried cutlets in a new location nearly every day.

Big Gay Ice Cream Truck
Doug Quint, who is also a professional bassoonist, introduced toppings like caramelized bacon and olive oil and sea salt this summer.

Bistro Truck
Chicken, lamb, and veggie cigars are the big sellers on the month-old Moroccan truck.

Cravings Truck
Taiwanese-style fried chicken, pork, or fish cakes, all served with “secret pork sauce.”

Street Sweets
Much of the stuffed croissants, muffins, scones, cookies, and brownies are baked right inside.

Trucks That Stay Put
Endless Summer Taco Truck
Year-round truck serves tacos and burritos filled with standard meats as well as fish and seitan.
N. 6th St. and Bedford Ave., Williamsburg.

Super Tacos
On weekdays, the truck and its huge staff don’t roll into place until evening; pick up tacos, tortas, or quesadillas on your way home.
96th St. and Broadway.

Jiannetto’s Pizza Truck
Sicilian slices direct from Staten Island.
47th St. nr. Madison Ave.; Front and Wall Sts.

Green Pirate Juices
Biodiesel fuel goes in, seasonal juices come out.
Saturdays at Grand Army Plaza; Sundays at the Brooklyn Flea.

La Cense Burger Truck
The lunchtime lines for this grass-fed burger have been long since it opened in June.
47th St. and Park Ave.

The L.A. native sells toys and trinkets like hamburger yo-yos and glitter guns as well as Japanese candy and frozen Choco Tacos.
Desalvio Playground on Spring and Mulberry Sts.

See Also
The Latest Food-Truck News From Grub Street

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