Follow That Food Truck on Twitter

Adriana Velez
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mmmpanadasIf you're getting sick of the deli salad bar downstairs or the frozen entree you zap at lunchtime, here's another lunch option: the roving food truck.

Yes, in cities all over the country, clever entrepreneurs and two-star chefs alike are feeding the good workers downtown with a growing number of food trucks. Some even have extra perks, like the ESPN Match Truck -- watch the World Cup and eat some global cuisine at the same time!

But who needs futbol when mama's just hungry? Here's a list of 10 food trucks around the country. Track them via Twitter to find out when they're near you.

Austin, TX -- Mmmpanadas makes their own empanadas from scratch using unbleached flour. Follow them @mmmpanadas

Bay Area, CA -- Mobile Pho Truck serves variations on the Vietnamese noodle soup and has a loyal following but no website. Mysterious! Follow them @whatthepho

Cambridge, MA -- Founded by a former MIT student, Clover Food Lab's tagline is "everything will be different tomorrow," a reference to its changing, seasonal menu and its idealistic outlook. Follow them @cloverfoodtruck

Denver, CO -- The Mile-High City's favorite retro-themed restaurant introduced Steubens Food Truck just this spring. It runs on vegetable oil and is solar-powered. Follow them @steubenstruck

Durham, NC -- Compared with the other trucks on this list, Only Burger's mission is minimalist: "the best burger, plain and simple." Follow them @onlyburger

Milwaukee, WI -- Streetza brings handmade pizza to the streets of Milwaukee. Follow them @streetzapizza

Minneapolis, MN -- Chef Shack serves grassfed-beef hot dogs, beef tongue tacos, soft shell crab sandwiches, and other refined fast foods at farmers' markets around the Twin Cities. Follow them @chefshack1

Scottsdale, AZ -- Sweet Republic cools the citizens of Scottsdale with their artisan ice cream, featuring flavors like cheese course duo and salted butter caramel. Bon Appetit named them among their Top 10 Ice Creams. Follow them @sweetrepublic

Seattle, WA
-- Marianation Mobile has been called the best food truck in the nation. They serve up Hawaiian and Koran food, often in a tortilla. Follow them @curb_cuisine 

Washington, DC -- fojo bros. serves fresh, healthy meals over basmati. The menu is always changing, but it usually includes some magical concoction of local, seasonal ingredients. Follow them @fojolbros

 

Image via Mmmpanadas.com

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