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Truck Food

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Lou Weinert

Monday, guest host Benjamin Bombard is joined by food writer and cultural historian John T. Edge for a look at the burgeoning food truck scene in the U.S. It's a cuisine Edge calls "the culinary equivalent of the Great American Novel." Chefs are creating adventurous foods on city streets where diners can get a great meal without a dress code or exorbitant prices. John T. Edge is coming to Utah as a guest of Weller Book Works and he'll take us on a tour of America's best restaurants on wheels.


John T. Edge is director of University of Missippi's Southern Foodways Alliance. His book is called The Truck Food Cookbook. On Tuesday, June 26th at 11:30 a.m. join Edge for lunch in the Trolley Square South parking lot. He'll talk about the book, and you can buy lunch from the Chow truck, the Better Burger truck and the Bento truck. The event is hosted by Weller Book Works.

Ted Scheffler is the Dining Editor for the Salt Lake City Weekly. He also writes for Park City Magazine

Trucks at Tuesday's Event: Chow Truck, Better Burger Truck, Bento Truck