By: Ezra Wheeler
From Thai to Mexican, and even unique specialties like smoked tuna, the streets of Memphis are lined with food trucks that are cooking up a storm and winning over hearts (and stomachs). As one of America’s culinary capitals, it should come as no surprise that Memphis is blessed with a seemingly endless array of delicious options. After much hand-wringing and debate, here are four of our favorite local food trucks in Memphis that you should check out ASAP.
Craving the complex and tantalizing flavors of Thai cuisine? Soi Number 9 has got your back (and your taste buds). This food truck takes you on a journey through Thailand’s street food scene, serving up dishes that burst with authentic flavors. From the iconic Pad Thai to the aromatic Massaman Curry, every bite is a passport to the bustling streets of Bangkok. Don’t miss their zesty Som Tum (green papaya salad) that’ll give your taste buds a wake-up call.
If you thought Memphis was all about barbecue, think again. Chile Verde Food Truck brings the flavors of Mexico to the streets, and they’re not holding back. From sizzling street tacos to loaded nachos topped with a rainbow of ingredients, this truck is a fiesta on wheels. The fusion of Mexican spices and Memphis flair creates a culinary experience that’ll have your taste buds doing the salsa.
For those who appreciate the finer things in life – like perfectly smoked seafood – Clay’s Smoked Tuna is a revelation. This food truck is a hidden gem that serves up smoked tuna like you’ve never tasted before. From melt-in-your-mouth smoked tuna sandwiches to refreshing tuna salads, Clay’s combines the heartiness of Southern comfort with the delicate flavors of the sea. It’s a true catch for seafood enthusiasts.
Who doesn’t have a soft spot for a classic grilled cheese sandwich? Say Cheese takes this comfort food staple and turns it into a gourmet masterpiece. With an array of cheeses, breads, and creative toppings, this food truck is redefining what a grilled cheese can be. Whether you’re a fan of the classic cheddar and tomato combo or feeling adventurous with brie and fig jam, Say Cheese will melt your heart – one gooey bite at a time.
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