12 Unique Things You Can Order From Local Food Trucks in Sacramento
Sacramento has quite the line-up of food trucks, each serving an array of food options — from gyros to popsicles, and everything in between. Let’s take a tour of some of the more unique options you can order at these mini restaurants on wheels! Whether you’re craving mac and cheese balls wrapped in bacon or kombucha on tap, there is something to satisfy your strange food cravings.
Thanksgiving Turkey Pie | An Honest Pie
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A pie is typically filled with sweet ingredients, like apple, pumpkin, blueberry and the like, so we have our eye on the unique savory pies at An Honest Pie. In addition to the usual pie suspects, you can find their Thanksgiving Turkey Pie, which will bring you right back to the tastes of fall all year long. The best part about their business model? They only serve personal pies, which means you don’t have to worry about sharing this gooey goodness with anyone else.
Bacon-Wrapped Mac ‘n Cheese Balls | Bacon Mania
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You can get a number of unique items at the Bacon Mania food truck, including their bacon-wrapped mac ‘n cheese balls — their famous mac ‘n cheese balls wrapped in applewood bacon and deep fried. You can’t get much more indulgent than that! If you’re extra hungry, order the Mac Dog, a gourmet all-beef frankfurter wrapped in applewood smoked bacon, deep fried, then topped with their truck-made mac and bacon plus some chipayo sauce.
Fire-Grilled Artichoke | Cichy Co.
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This classic delicacy made it on the list because you just don’t expect to see artichokes mingling with the food truck scene. This fire-grilled artichoke is served with your choice of aioli for dipping. This is the perfect shareable addition to your meal, which may include a pulled pork sandwich, the Cichy Burger, and many other tasty options.
Caramel + Cheddar Kettle Corn | Costa’s Finest Kettle Corn
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While you can expect a kettle corn truck or stand to make an appearance at food truck events, fairs and festivals, Costa’s Finest Kettle Corn delivers beyond your expectations. In addition to some mild and traditional flavors, like caramel, apple and cheddar, Costa’s serves unique flavors like blueberry, caramel bacon, cinnamon, chili lime, jalapeno cheddar, spicy dark chocolate, and the most interesting — the Chicago Mix, which is a caramel and cheddar blend.
Brussels Sprouts Skewer | Slightly Skewed
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Slightly Skewed is a popular Sacramento truck serving a daily selection of grilled Asian-style skewers and street foods. Their creations are influenced by the authentic ingredients and flavors of Central and Southeast Asia. One dish that caught our eye is their unique Brussels sprouts skewer, merging a popular and trendy dish with the Asian-style flavors Slightly Skewed is known for.
Squeeze Burger | Squeeze Inn
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It’s likely you’ve heard of the infamous Squeeze Inn, a burger joint with several locations in the region. The famous Squeeze Burger has made an appearance on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! The juicy burger is known for its “skirt” of cheese hanging off the circumference of the burger. Order it at the Squeeze Inn truck, or at any of their brick-and-mortar locations in the area!
Candy Attack OMG | The Sweet Spot Baking Co.
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This adorable gourmet mobile food company specializes in freshly baked goods, including cupcakes, cookies, caramel corn, ice cream sandwiches, and their signature item called “OMG”. Their Candy Attack OMG is a warm chocolate chip cookie pie with M&M’s, Snicker’s and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, topped with chocolate ice cream, drizzled with chocolate and caramel sauce, and dusted with more candy bits on top. This sweet treat truly is a candy attack!
Loco Moco | Wandering Boba
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The Wandering Boba serves Filipino and Asian cuisine, including Filipino dishes, milk teas and fruit-infused teas. Pair your delicious boba tea with one of their authentic dishes, like the Loco Moco — seasoned beef patties over steamed rice covered with their signature chicken-bacon gravy, topped with an over easy egg.
Lobster Grilled Cheese & Tots | Cousins Maine Lobster
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Cousins Maine Lobster is a popular food truck bringing authentic lobster from Maine to cities all over the country, including Sacramento. Their delicious lobster grilled cheese & tots features Maine lobster, pepper jack and cheddar cheese, served on buttered Texas-style toast with a side of tots.
“Prius” Grilled Cheese | Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen
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Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen serves a number of unique options, including their “Prius” Grilled Cheese, which consists of sliced and grilled granny smith apples, wild flower honey, smokehouse almonds, and double creme brie cheese — all grilled on 9-grain sliced wheat bread. This is not your typical grilled cheese sandwich!
Watermelon Salad | Flavor Face
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As you can imagine, the Flavor Face Food Truck is focused on producing robust and shocking flavor. That certainly includes their delightful and refreshing watermelon salad, featuring fresh seedless watermelon, arugula, red onion, serrano peppers, mint, white balsamic vinaigrette, and feta cheese.
Kombucha on Tap | Kombucha Kulture
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Kombucha has become an especially hot item on the culinary scene as of late, and Kombucha Kulture is capitalizing on this with their mobile draft bars serving fresh, organic Kombucha on tap. This is the perfect addition to any event, festival, fair or gathering, as guests can simply choose from an array of unique flavors sourced from California-based Kombucha brewers.
What unique items have you seen on local food truck menus?
We’d love to know what crazy concoctions we’re missing out on!