Archive for September, 2013
Although food trucks have enjoyed a recent uptick in popularity as many mobile restaurants began launching around the country, they can actually find their origin in the westward American frontier of 1866, at which point a cattle herder, Charles Goodnight, observed how difficult it was to cook meals during cattle drives. For this reason he got hold of an old United States Army wagon, instruction shelves, drawers, and basic medical supplies, and started cooking food for the locals. The idea of mobile food was born.
Today, Rochester has several well loved food trucks operating around the city. You might have encountered some of them during the summer’s Food Truck Rodeo that happened once a month at the public market. Wondering which Rochester food trucks are the best? Here are three top choices.