What is Taco Truck Taste Test?
Filmed & Edited by the AWESOME Dan Ginader
The dude in the video is your humble editor, Mark Baratelli
The location for the Taco Truck Taste Test #3 on August 22, 2009 at 2pm has been announced: El Taco Loco (Phone: 407-733-9599 | Hours: 8:30am-8:00pm). This tiny plain white mobile kitchen with a tiny screen window and one door in the parking lot of a Chevron gas station serves AWESOME one dollar Mexican tacos with your choice of beef, chicken or pork, topped with fresh shredded cilantro, a lime, and your choice of mild (red) or hot (white) sauce. I tried all three today with Dan Ginader (who is responsible for finding the spot. Thank you Dan!) and we both agreed these tacos are awesome. They are teeny tiny, but they're one dollar and have that authentic Mexican flavor. Three will fill you up, and I suggest trying all three meat types.
REAL Mexican tacos
The humble tiny taco truck
Directions (Coming from downtown)
Get on Mills AveWhat is a Taco Truck Taste Test?
Left on Lee
Right on Edgewater
Left on Clarcona-Ocoee
Right on OBT/Orange Blossom Trail
Stop at the Chevron on your right
The white taco truck in the front corner is the spot
The purpose is to introduce Taco Truck eating to mainstream Orlando and to get out and explore our city more. First you need to know what a taco truck is. Next, you need to know what we do. On the day of a Taco Truck Taste Test, we meet at the designated taco truck, try the food and drink together and expose ourselves to mobile food culture.
August 22, 2009 | 2pm | El Taco Loco!
July 28, 2009 | 7pm | Details | Photos
June 30, 2009 | 6pm | Details | Photos
History of #TTTT
The very first Taco Truck Taste Test was Tuesday June 30, 2009, 6pm-7pm, at the one near Semoran and Lake Underhill. The idea sprang from my brain when I saw how popular they are in other cities and states, then found out we had them here in Orlando, and wondered why they weren't being embraced by the mainstream.
When referencing Taco Truck Taste Test on Twitter, please use the hashtag #TTTT.
Video from the first #TTTT June 30, 2009