If you watched the 2014 movie, Chef, you would have love to have your own food truck. This is a story of a chef who fought with a food critic, lost his job as a chef and then decided to operate his own food truck in Los Angeles together with his son. There is an added allure with food trucks, you get to have a carinderia and travel as well, including all over the country if you want to. Fil-Ams who joined the craze included Batterberries Cafe which is popular among
Hollywood people who queued up for thier crepes, panini, sandwiches and waffles.

There is also Yum Yum food truck which is owned by Fil-Am basketball superstar Jordan Clarkson. There is also
Twelve in New York which serves Filipino food including lumpia, pancit and barbeque. Over in Florida, there is Manila Ice serving halohalo and Pinoy streetfood. Food trucking is a recent phenomenon in Baguio. But give it to SM Baguio for making them known to Baguio foodies as well as tourists. According to SM Baguio press relations officer Jill Galario, they decided to come out with a Truck Food Fest in time for Panagbenga to give the mall the feel of the famous Baguio Night Market.

So they invited the Baguio food truckers to set camp at the side road near the left side of the mall. Among those who heeded the call was El Patron Mexicali X Drive By. This food truck, whose mothership is located at Newtown Plaza Hotel, is serving tacos and other Mexicali food. Mokuha Cafe is, of course, serving coffee at a cheap price. it is popular among the insomniac students getting thier caffeine mix at a cheap price. Roadside Recovery is serving shawarma bites, beef pares and sisig rice.

Teppan on Wheels is your rolling ramen. Among their popular fares are beef udon, steak teppan and tonkotsu hakata ramen. Best of all, you can pair a can of beer with them. Craft Burgers by BrrrGrrr serves the biggest burgers in town. So big, that their “bun” can be a pizza. Another highlight is their 12 unique sauces you can smother your burgers with. Craft Burgers has three trucks serving Baguio, La Trinidad and La Union. The ever-popular Gypsy Wagon is back with their unique sandwiches like the kimchi grilled cheese and sirloin flakes.

Pair these with their fruit empanadas and choco bombs. Gastro Jeep looks like a jeep not a truck. They serve authentic and inventive Pinoy streetfoods like chicken skin, fish and squid balls, kikiam and kwek-kwekj. Pair then with fruit teas like lychee, green apple and strawberry. Catch them till the 19th of March at SM Baguio. After that, you can catch them anywhere.



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