Mar. 23—A local meals truck was named “ideal in the point out” in a website’s once-a-year contest for the third yr in a row.
El Tacorriendo received in Most effective Food Truck in the Finest of NC Awards by the web site Bizarre Carolinas. It also put next in Very best Taco.
One of the co-homeowners, Ashley Leon, mentioned the truck, which parks on Mulberry Street in Lenoir throughout from Caldwell Memorial Healthcare facility on Wednesdays, has a faithful customer foundation.
“A good deal of our shoppers have been out going to our food stuff truck given that we initially opened, … and then every 7 days I continue to see new persons coming, saying generally that they heard of us as a result of word of mouth,” she mentioned.
Ashley and her partner, Alejandro, have been associated in the foods services for years.
“A large amount of folks in his relatives very own dining establishments in other components of the United States, so he variety of grew up in it,” she explained.
Alejandro’s brother utilised to run a food items truck in Asheville, and Ashley and Alejandro acquired the truck from him and opened in Lenoir in March 2016, providing tacos, quesadillas, burritos, tortas, and a meal they call an ACP wrap, which is composed of rice, grilled chicken, onions and melted queso — the makings of arroz con pollo, or ACP — in a flour tortilla.
Reporter Kara Fohner can be arrived at at 828-610-8721.
Reporter Kara Fohner can be achieved at 828-610-8721.