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June 12, 2013 at 5:55 AM

Four Seattle food trucks named “Best Food Trucks in America”

Oh boy, our neighbors in Portland are gonna be mad when they see the 2013 “Best Food Trucks in America” list. Seattle has a food truck ranked in the top ten as well as three other trucks  in the top 100.

Portland, the city that snickers at our modest food-truck pods, only has two trucks on the list. The Seattle truck that ranked no. 9 was…

Where Ya at Matt

Matt Lewis, whose food truck “Where Ya At Matt,” was named Wednesday morning the ninth best food truck in America from The Daily Meal.   Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times.

Matt Lewis, whose food truck “Where Ya At Matt,” was named Wednesday morning the ninth best food truck in America from The Daily Meal. Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times.

Others who made the list:

 

16. Marination Mobile

37. El Camion

43. Maximus/Minimus

Many stellar trucks debuted around South Lake Union and other areas this spring, too late to be considered in the rankings.

Such lists, of course, are subjective and open to debate. Many folks, especially those in Portland, will certainly get riled up over who got shortchanged here.  Just don’t shoot the messenger.  The Daily Meal compiled the list.

101 Best Food Trucks in America 2013

1 Red   Hook Lobster Truck NYC
2 Kogi   BBQ Los Angeles
3 Fojol   Brothers WashingtonD.C.
4 Big Gay   Ice Cream Truck NYC
5 The   Lime Truck OrangeCounty
6 East Side King Austin
7 Rickshaw   Stop San Antonio
8 The   Cinnamon Snail NYC
9 Where   Ya At Matt Seattle
10 Chef   Shack Minneapolis
11 Schnitzel   & Things NYC
12 The   Buttermilk Truck Los Angeles
13 Wafels   & Dinges NYC
14 Grill   ‘Em All Los Angeles
15 Roxy’s   Gourmet Grilled Cheese Boston
16 Marination   Mobile Seattle
17 Guerrilla   Street Food St. Louis, MO
18 Bernie’s   Burger Bus Houston
19 The   Grilled Cheeserie Nashville
20 Roli   Roti Gourmet Rotisserie San Francisco
21 Slidin’   Thru Las Vegas
22 The   Grilled Cheese Truck Los Angeles
23 Country   Boys/Martinez Taco NYC
24 KOi   Fusion Portland
25 Fivetenburger Oakland
26 Fukuburger   Truck Las Vegas
27 Korilla   BBQ NYC
28 Only   Burger Durham, NC
29 Sam’s   ChowderMobile San Francisco
30 Mas   Tacos Por Favor Nashville
31 Chairman   Bao Bun Truck San Francisco
32 Basil   Thyme WashingtonD.C.
33 GourMelt Reno
34 The   Peached Tortilla Austin
35 The   Eatsie Boys Houston
36 Oh My   Gogi! BBQ Houston
37 El   Camión Seattle
38 Vizzi   Truck Los Angeles
39 Border   Grill Los Angeles
40 Seoul Sausage Los Angeles
41 5411   Empanadas Chicago
42 Seabirds OrangeCounty
43 Maximus/Minimus Seattle
44 Food   Shark Marfa, Texas
45 Pepe   Food Truck WashingtonD.C.
46 Crepes   Bonaparte Anaheim
47 Jefe’s   Original Fish Taco & Burgers Miami
48 Ms.   Cheezious Fresh Made Grilled Cheese Miami
49 Sky’s   Gourmet Tacos Los Angeles
50 Clover   Food Truck Boston
51 Nom Nom   Truck Los Angeles
52 LudoTruck Los Angeles
53 Hapa SF San Francisco
54 KoJa   Kitchen San Francisco
55 Dusty   Buns Fresno
56 Lobsta   Truck Los Angeles
57 Riffs Fine Street Food Nashville
58 Spencer   on the Go San Francisco
59 Dim   Ssäm à gogo by Sakaya Kitchen Miami
60 Seoul Taco St. Louis, MO
61 Jogasaki   Sushi Burrito Truck Los Angeles
62 Liba   Falafel Truck San Francisco
63 Baby’s   Badass Burgers Los Angeles
64 Taim   Mobile NYC
65 Slap Yo   Mama II Los Angeles
66 Red   Hook Lobster Pound WashingtonD.C.
67 Scratch   Food Truck Minneapolis
68 Latin   Burger and Taco Miami
69 Le Truc San Francisco
70 Senor   Sisig San Francisco
71 Komodo   Truck Los Angeles
72 DC   Slices WashingtonD.C.
73 India Jones Chow Truck Santa Monica
74 Devilicious San Diego
75 JapaCurry San Francisco
76 Streetza Milwaukee
77 GeecheeIsland Food Truck Charleston
78 Rito   Loco WashingtonD.C.
79 Easy   Slider Dallas
80 Cha Cha   Chow St. Louis, MO
81 Lucky   Old Souls Philadelphia
82 Souvlaki   GR NYC
83 Quiero   Arepas Denver
84 Vellee   Deli Minneapolis
85 Roti   Rolls Charleston
86 Bruno’s   GastroTruck Smith Mountain Lake, VA
87 Hodge   Podge Cleveland, OH
88 The   People’s Pig Portland
89 Hey you   Gon Eat or What Austin
90 Fist of   Fusion Los Angeles
91 Coreanos Houston
92 Luke’s   Lobster NYC
93 The   Southern Mac & Cheese Truck Chicago
94 La   Cocinita New Orleans
95 Rib   Whip San Francisco
96 The   Flying Stove Wichita, KS
97 Pizza   Buds Nashville
98 Go Gyro   Go St. Louis, MO
99 Manna   From Heaven Denver
100 Coast 2   Coast LV Las Vegas
101 Brown   Bag Lunch Truck Chicago

 

 

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