Your Guide To L.A.'s Best Food Trucks

Photo: Courtesy of Waffles de Liege.
Fancy meals are a treat, but three courses can take a lot of time. In a crunch — or basically whenever hunger strikes — we turn to the almighty food truck.
So, we set out to find the best of the best in Los Angeles, and boy, did we hit gold. Ahead, 11 roving restaurants offering up some of L.A.'s most delicious dishes. From specialty waffles to organic eats, there's something here for even the pickiest of palates. Plus, we did all the hard work for you and found out where each one will be parked this weekend. Let the truck stalking commence!
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You can find a top-notch food truck in every corner of L.A. this weekend. More details ahead.
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Photo: Courtesy of Carb and Nation.
Carb and Nation
As one of the newest food trucks in town, Carb and Nation has already won fans over with its chef-inspired sandwiches and craft sodas. How good does this one look? Wash it down with the truck's house-made papaya, lime, and mint soda, and voilà — the perfect on-the-go meal!

When: Saturday, May 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Downey Street Faire, Brookshire Avenue at Firestone Boulevard; 626-675-6499.
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Photo: Courtesy of Lobos Truck.
The Lobos Truck
Baby-back ribs, BBQ chicken burger, and spicy mac 'n' cheese — is your mouth watering yet? Track down The Lobos Truck for the ultimate comfort food. You can always burn off those calories later.

When: Saturday, May 3, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Kentucky Derby Day at The Santa Anita Racetrack, 285 West Huntington Drive; 424-235-8562.
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Photo: Courtesy of Border Grill.
Border Grill
How cute are Border Grill's ultra-convenient (and scrumptious) cones? The truck offers up some of the best Mexican food in town, from six different types of tacos to bomb breakfast burritos.

When: Friday, May 2, 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Abbot Kinney First Fridays, 1515 Abbot Kinney Boulevard; 213-542-1102.
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Photographed by Eric Shin.
Kogi BBQ
A veritable celebrity in the world of food trucks, Kogi BBQ has an insanely dedicated following — and, for good reason. From calamari tacos to sweet chili chicken quesadillas, there's never been a Kogi menu item we didn't love.

When: Saturday, May 3,
Where: Angel City Brewery Heritage Festival, 216 South Alameda Street; 323-315-0253.
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Photo: Courtesy of The Grilled Cheese Truck.
The Grilled Cheese Truck
While the truck's simple grilled-cheese sandwiches are amazing, don't miss out on its out-of-this-world specialty versions, like Sweet Sriracha Chicken Melt and Roast Brie Melt. You'll thank us later.

When: Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: The Calabasas Fine Arts Festival, Calabasas Road at Civic Center Way; 323-522-3418.
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Photo: Courtesy of Komodo
Komodo
With fresh ingredients made from scratch, Komodo offers high-quality meals that will keep you coming back again and again. From tacos and burritos to Indonesian-inspired plates, the menu is a delightful mashup of cultures.

When: Saturday, May 3, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Kentucky Derby Day at The Santa Anita Racetrack, 285 West Huntington Drive; 310-246-5153.
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Photo: Courtesy of Crepes Bonaparte.
Crepes Bonaparte
From a ham and cheese breakfast crepe to a caprese version to a classic nutella iteration, Crepes Bonaparte is perfect for every meal. Sure, it might be going a little overboard, but they're just that good.

When: Friday, May 2, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Sunset Bronson Studios, 5800 Sunset Boulevard; 714-595-9995.
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Photo: Courtesy of Son of a Bun.
Son of a Bun
Though Son of a Bun's menu keeps it simple with staples like burgers, hot dogs, and fries, there isn't anything run-of-the-mill about this mobile joint. Fresh, never-frozen meats and locally sourced ingredients make for some seriously delicious eats.

When: Friday, May 2, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Carpenter Community Charter School, 3909 Carpenter Avenue; 213-289-9816.
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Photo: Courtesy of Green Truck.
Green Truck
Healthy options abound at this all-organic truck. Getting your healthy greens and sandwiches on the go has never been easier! Plus, its eco-friendly slant doesn't stop at its food: The vegetable oil they cook with is then used to power its trucks the next day.

When: Friday, May 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: LACMA, Wilshire Boulevard at South Ogden Drive; 310-204-0477.
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Photo: Courtesy of Waffles de Liege.
Waffles de Liege
Do we really even need to justify this one? A single glance at this waffle, and we're out the door tracking down this set of wheels from dessert heaven. Stay tuned for the truck's first brick-and-mortar opening in Old Town Pasadena, too.

When: Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Kentucky Derby Day at The Santa Anita Racetrack, 285 West Huntington Drive; 626-825-2103.
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Photographed by Jennifer Emerling.
Heirloom LA
Heirloom LA is another terrific option for health-conscious eaters. Homegrown garden salads and local halibut are just a couple of the options on the truck's ever-changing menu. And, don't forget to try its famous lasagna cupcakes!

When: Monday, May 5, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Silverlake Wine, 2395 Glendale Boulevard; 855-456-6652.
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