In Los Angeles, James Cunningham visits the traffic-stopping Grilled Cheese Truck for, you guessed it, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. A stop in Austin, Texas, means visits to Izzoz Tacos and G'Raj Mahal, an eclectic and artsy stationary trailer that serves authentic Indian dishes, including naan freshly baked in a tandoori oven built right into the trailer. The final stop is New York City for some schnitzel with an attitude at Schnitzel and Things. This mobile food truck operated by a former Wall Street investment banker serves authentic Austrian schnitzel platters, sandwiches and side salads.
James Cunningham starts at the Brunch Box, a stationary cart in Portland, Ore., where outrageous items line the menu, like a burger stuffed between two grilled cheese sandwiches. He discovers that nothing screams innovative dessert like curry coconut flakes or crushed wasabi peas over soft-serve ice cream from the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck in New York City. James' next stop is Sauca, a mobile food truck in Washington, DC, with world cuisine served in flatbread, and in Seattle, he stops at Where Ya At Matt mobile truck for New Orleans-style dishes with chicken and Andouille sausage gumbo.
This episode begins at the Frysmith Truck in Los Angeles where viewers get a heaping serving of crispy Belgian style fries with toppings like kimchi with Kurobuta pork belly and cheddar cheese. Then it is off to Portland, Ore., to visit Creme de la Creme, a mobile converted school bus, serving classic French cuisine, such as escargot and French onion tart, baked fresh inside the bus. Things sweeten up at the Sugar Philly Truck in Philadelphia, where classic desserts like creme brulee are served to the university student crowd. The final stop is at Fusion Taco in Houston, Texas, where customers get a worldly helping of ethnically inspired tacos including Korean-Mexican, Indian-Mexican and Middle Eastern-Mexican.
Maximus Minimus is Seattle's most recognizable pig truck. This giant chrome hog-shaped van with a built in snout and sunglasses is famous for its pulled pork sandwiches. From the spicy Maximus to the sweet and tangy Minimus, devoted fans are pigging-out. The next stop is the chef-run, Feastro Rolling Bistro in the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada, where fresh local seafood such as their famous banzai prawns keep customers hooked. Later viewers check out Lucky J's mobile trailer in Austin, Texas, for Southern-style fried chicken and waffles. The last stop is at Chairman Bao in San Francisco. This technologically advanced truck serves steamed and baked Asian buns with delicate, exotic filings -- and one of the longest lunch lines in San Francisco.
In Hoboken, New Jersey, James Cunningham visits Vito's Lotsa Pasta Truck, which is operated by a full-time police officer and offers build-your-own pasta dishes. Next he heads to Clover Food Lab in Boston for vegetarian pita sandwiches and
James Cunningham starts off at The Big Egg in Portland, Oregon, for sweet and savory egg sandwiches. His next stop is DC Slices, Washington's first mobile pizza truck where the servings will have you seeing doubles. Then, James heads north to Hewtin's Dogs in Providence, Rhode Island, for house-made gourmet sausages and Ed's Lobster Bar Kiosk in New York City for some of the most extravagant street food, including lobster rolls.
Red Fish Blue, a stationary retrofitted shipping container in Victoria, B.C., Canada's Inner Harbor serves a variety of local and fresh seafood dishes, such as their famous Tacones (taco-cones) filled with deep-fried oysters, BBQ scallops and battered fish. The Biryani cart is one of New York's street food vendor icons, serving authentic Indian-Mediterranean food such as their famous kati roll, an Indian-style burrito filled with spicy chicken tikka. Marination Mobile in Seattle is a food truck serving Korean-Hawaiian inspired dishes such as the kimchi rice bowl with a fried egg on top. Finally, acclaimed chef Iliana de la Vega serves up authentic Oaxacan cuisine at her El Naranjo mobile trailer in Austin, Texas.
Chi'Lantro BBQ, a mobile truck serving Korean-Mexican inspired tacos, burritos, quesadillas and burgers in Austin, Texas, zests things up with a little cilantro in nearly every dish. There's more BBQ in Boston at Silk Road BBQ, a kiosk-style hut assembled each morning, that serves Asian-inspired fare, such as their Sashleek kebab, grilled on a traditional mangal, a long thin firebox.
In Hoboken, N.J., Stefania's Pierogi Truck -- named after the owner's 86-year-old grandmother -- is serving up traditional Polish dishes by Granny herself. Next, viewers find out how Veraci Pizza in Seattle bakes gourmet thin crust pizzas in less than 90 seconds in its mobile wood burning pull-cart oven. Then, for a helping of Colombian-style sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs, Eat St. heads to the Yellow Submarine in Miami, Florida. And finally, for Mexican-West Coast fusion cuisine, it is off to TacoFino Cantina on the wild west coast in Tofino, British Columbia.
First up for James Cunningham is gourmet street meat at the Japadog cart in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, where he finds a lot more than the average hot dog. Next, things heat up in Miami at the Rolling Stove, a mobile truck serving up hot and spicy meals like jerk chicken. For authentic Scottish-style fish and chips, James is off to the Frying Scotsman in Portland, Oregon, and he cools things off at Coolhaus, a converted postal van in Los Angeles serving architecturally inspired ice cream sandwiches named after famous architects.
Using local and sustainably sourced ingredients, Garden State Cart in Portland, Ore., serves East Coast-Sicilian fare such as their Meatball Hero Sandwich and their popular vegetarian chickpea fritter sandwich. Led by Chef Joshua Henderson, Skillet Street Food in Seattle is a pioneer in mobile gourmet trailers, serving dishes such as sockeye salmon with succotash and their famous gourmet burger with homemade bacon jam. For a personalized falafel sandwich, Eat St. heads to Liba Falafel, a mobile food truck with a built in condiment bar in San Francisco, which is known for beginning "falafel affairs." And finally, in Houston, Texas, Oh My! Pocket Pies mobile truck serves empanada style pocket pies with comfort fillings such as chicken chile relleno.
For gourmet burgers and a side of heavy metal, Eat St. heads to Grill 'Em All, a rockin' mobile trailer in Los Angeles. Over in Austin, Texas, The Mighty Cone trailer fills tortilla cones with crispy chicken, deep fried avocado, crispy shrimps -- or a combo of your choice! Next, Chef William Pilz is on a mission to take his modern and refined Filipino cuisine into the mainstream with Hapa, his mobile food truck in San Francisco. And finally, with deep-rooted history in Miami, Florida's seafood and restaurant industry, it is no surprise that the Fish Box mobile truck, serving Cuban-style seafood dishes and seafood sandwiches, is such a "rolling" success.
Things get rolling at Roli Roti, a mobile truck in San Francisco, with a built in chicken and pork rotisserie, which serves up succulent sandwiches topped with "crispy skin." For meatballs with an international appeal, folks flock to Great Balls on Tires in Los Angeles. Next we head to Rebel Heroes, a mobile truck in Washington, which serves Vietnamese-Cuban inspired banh mi sandwiches by a mom and daughter team. And in Philadelphia, La Dominique Creperie is a mobile cart serving sweet and savory French-style, thin battered crepes, with an artist's touch.