The Paris Food Truck Craze

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The mozza bar truck, photo via Thrillist.com

The mozza bar truck, photo via Thrillist.com

Starting just a few years ago, Paris quietly stepped into the food truck revolution. Camion qui Fume (the smoking truck) serving California style hamburgers was the camion that started it all. People began queuing for hours for the chance at having a bite of a juicy “American” style burger. Soon enterprising expats and French alike began to set up their own Paris food trucks offering Parisians the chance to eat standing up (a completely un-French thing to do) and sample interesting unique bites at reasonable prices. This post is an excerpt from our newly released EAT Paris e-guidebook that we’ve been working on for what seems like years. But you can download it – today!

The truck that started it all, Camion qui Fume.

The truck that started it all, Camion qui Fume.

Find food truck locations daily at http://www.pouet-pouet.com or on their own website or facebook page listed below.

1. Bugelski

Bugelski dishes out pastrami, roast beef and turkey sandwiches on a bagel.

2. Caravane Dorée

Sandwiches for the gal on the run.

3. Cantine California

Burgers and tacos are on the menu at the Marché Raspail.

Order some empanadas to take away from Clasico Argentinto

Order some empanadas to take away from Clasico Argentinto

4. Clasico Argentino, 52 rue Saintonge, 3éme

Delicious empanadas served up by the Classico Argentino team.

5. Eat My Truck, rue du Moulin Vert, 14éme

Eat My Truck does gourmet hot dogs.

Making pizzas outside the 104 art center. Photo via Journal des Femmes

Making pizzas outside the 104 art center. Photo via Journal des Femmes

6. Camion à Pizzas a Centquatre, 104 rue Aubervilliers 19ème

Perfect pizza stationed outside the art center in the 19th arrondissement.

7. Camion qui Fume, various locations including Madeleine, MK2, Point Ephemere, 9éme

The Paris food truck that started it all. Stand in line for a true American burger.

8. Le Camion Gourmand

Head for farm to table cuisine, truck side.

Miss Pig's truck, photo via SFIF

Miss Pig’s truck, photo via SFIF

9. Miss Pig

Miss Pig focuses on pork, ribs, bbq and the like.

10. Mozza and Co.

What could be cuter than a mobile mozzarella bar on the River Seine for mozzarella obsessed Parisians. (photo at top)

Mum Dim Sum, YUM!

Mum Dim Sum, YUM!

11. Mum Dim Sum

A scrumptious dim sum truck.

12. Two Girls, One Truck

Two Girls, One Truck wins the best name awards and serves up gourmet cuisine.

Eat my Truck, another fabulous name!

Eat my Truck, another fabulous name!

Links:

Bugelski

Caravane Dorée

Cantine California

Classico Argentino

Eat My Truck

Camion à Pizzas a Centquatre

Camion qui Fume

Le Camion Gourmand

Miss Pig

Mozza and Co.

Mum Dim Sum

Two Girls, One Truck

EAT Paris e-guidebook

EAT Paris e-guidebook

Note: EAT Paris is available here for only $10.95. The must-have source that you can save on your ipad or laptop for easy access on your next trip to Paris.

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