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Take to the Streets on a Tour of Houston’s Top Food Trucks

What could be tastier than a super-gooey Monster PB&J? (Photo: Stocksy)

Wrapping your head around sprawling Houston’s brick-and-mortar restaurants poses it’s own tasty challenge, but trying to chow down at one of the city’s dozens of mobile food trucks can be downright mind-boggling. Don’t work up an appetite worry how you’ll rise to the task. Simply follow our guide for experiencing Houston’s favorite food trucks.

Don’t Fear the “Monster”

Build yourself the ultimate peanut butter sandwich at Monster PB&J. Starting with three slices of either white, wheat or gluten-free white bread, choose from almond, cashew or classic peanut butter paired with some jam, sliced fruit with honey, Nutella and much, much more. The choices are truly endless.

Make a Pit Stop at Ribs on Wheels

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Ribs on the go: why didn’t we think of this sooner? (Photo: Alamy)

Next up, discover that some of the best barbecue can be found on a truck roaming the streets of Houston at Ribs on Wheels. For dangerously good, fall-off-the-bone ribs filled with flavor and drenched in sweet, tangy sauce, check out their options. The portions are generous, but we guarantee you’ll always crave more.

Find Eclectic Food Flair

For a quirky change of pace, check out the eclectic Food-Music-Life. This food truck features fresh ingredients spun into unique food options. For a first-time visit, try the Brussel sprouts simmered in pork fat and served on a brie crostini.

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Can’t decide which food truck you want to seek out? Hit a food truck fair. (Photo: Alamy)

Go South of the Border

Go loco with the tacos from Taco Me Crazy. This food truck specializes in tacos stuffed to the brim with flavorful meats and fresh vegetables. Patrons love the avocado tomatillo sauce paired with hearty burritos. Finish up your meal with a serving of their sweet sopapillas.

Can’t Get Enough? Stop by a Houston Food Truck Festival

Food trucks in Houston make their rounds fairly often and are typically very easy to seek out. However, if you’re interested in attending an event featuring food trucks, check out Houston’s annual For the Love of Food Trucks Festival. For $5 at the door of the event, you can enjoy the fare from up to 20 different food trucks while listening to live entertainment.