It's no surprise that grilled cheese trucks have become de rigueur these days. They're fast, portable, and loved by (almost) everyone. As if crispy bread and gooey cheese weren't enough, grilled cheese trucks across the country are raising the stakes with ingredients like caramelized onions and short ribs. Yum.
1. The Grilled Cheese Truck, Los Angeles, CA
In case you had any doubts about the colonizing reach of American food culture, rest assured that it’s alive and well. Food trucks, those nomadic quasi-restaurants that have roamed streets from Manhattan to West LA in recent years, have now arrived in Paris. A front-page article in the New York Times yesterday documented the newfound popularity of food trucks in the City of Light, which are run primarily by American chefs and serve primarily American food. As Julia Moskin wrote, “Among young Parisians, there is currently no greater praise for cuisine than ‘très Brooklyn,’ a term that signifies a particularly cool combination of informality, creativity and quality.”