Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

You read the Blog now read the book, coming in August 2017 in the MIT Press Food, Health, and the Environment series! The food truck on the corner could be a brightly painted old-style lonchera offering tacos or an upscale mobile vendor serving lobster rolls. Customers range from gastro-tourists to construction workers, all eager for food that is delicious, authentic, and relatively inexpensive. While some of the cities that host food trucks encourage their proliferation, others throw [...]