Eating Adventures

Gourmet food trucks and street carts on a roll in Denver

Yesterday, Cafe Society posted its roll call for restaurants that had opened (and closed) in July. But the big news so far this summer is the vibrant gourmet mobile vending scene that's rolled into town -- and doesn't have a real address. So many chefs/restaurateurs are announcing plans to hit the pavement with their goods that it's hard to keep track.

Here's a list of gourmet vendors that are now mobile, and their links and most common locations, if applicable (if you know of others, tells us in the comments section below):

528º Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs, 16th and Arapahoe streets Biscuit Bus Brava! Pizzeria, 16th and Arapahoe streets Comida Cupcake Truck Gastro Cart, 18th and Curtis streets Little Orange Rocket (Deluxe) Paris on the Platte Pinche Tacos/Tacos Borrachos The Porker, 17th and California streets Solar Grill, 7th Avenue and Bannock Street The Sprout House, 17th Avenue and Lincoln Street Steamin' Demon Steuben's Food Truck StreatChefs Walt's Mobile Bistro

Coming soon: The Inventing Room

Want to get a taste of the street life? Several of these vendors will be at Civic Center Eats today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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Laura Shunk was Westword's restaurant critic from 2010 to 2012; she's also been food editor at the Village Voice and a dining columnist in Beijing. Her toughest assignment had her drinking ten martinis and eating ten Caesar salads over the course of 48 hours. She still drinks martinis, but remains lukewarm on Caesar salads.
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