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Your guide to Lodi’s taco trucks

The smell of sizzling onions and carne asada gets to you every time you drive by, so why not give one — or all — of Lodi’s taco trucks a taste? Here’s your guide to finding $4 super burritos, $1 tacos and parts of the cow you won’t find anywhere else.

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Posted: Saturday, July 17, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 11:35 am, Fri Aug 13, 2010.

July wasn’t holding back its strong heat, but it didn’t keep Albert Blanco from standing in the sun and eating a single beef taco at La Sabrosita, a taco truck that parks at the corner of Washington and Pine streets every day.  Twenty-year-old Blanco was passing by when he stopped for a cheap, fresh snack and a cold can of Pepsi.

“I have been coming here since I was a kid,” said Blanco, who sat at the wooden picnic table and finished the juicy taco in a number of bites.

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6 comments:

  • Bob Marconi posted at 4:05 pm on Sat, Sep 15, 2012.

    Bob Marconi Posts: 30

    I'm afraid I agree: Laurens's article was incomplete. A grade of "D" is the best she can hope for.

     
  • Jon Adams posted at 2:49 pm on Sat, Jun 18, 2011.

    Jon Adams Posts: 5

    the one on church/turner is called la picosita. it is one of the best

     
  • Scott Fitzgerald posted at 9:54 am on Tue, Jul 20, 2010.

    Scott Fitzgerald Posts: 1

    La Morenita is one of my favorites as well. They moved to Cherokee and Lodi Ave. Here are my top 3, by location not name.
    1.Lodi and Cherokee
    2.Turner and Church
    3.Cherokee and Maple at Star Market
    If you are looking for a good Hot Dog cart, Stevie Steamers is really good. He moves around, but can usually be found 11:00Am to 1:00Pm on Guild and Industrial. If you like spicy try the Habenaro Dog. Dog, chips, and Soda for $5.00

     
  • Robert Molle posted at 4:03 pm on Mon, Jul 19, 2010.

    Robert Molle Posts: 42

    I agree David I wish they would list all 19. My favorite one (La Morenita) used to be on Harney Ln but they have moved and i dont know where to find them now. I also like the one on Church and Turner.

     
  • Jason Wilkins posted at 3:56 pm on Mon, Jul 19, 2010.

    Jason Wilkins Posts: 31

    Certainly not much of a "guide" to the local taco trucks. My family and I have tried about 10 - 12 different trucks in town and by far our favorite is "La Picosita" on the corner of Church and Turner. Just ask for no hot sauce if you do not like it too spicy or for the kids. By far some of the most tender and flavorful meats offered on the trucks. I am originally from San Diego and I think the trucks are very authentic. Don't forget the Horchata!

     
  • David Diskin posted at 8:55 am on Mon, Jul 19, 2010.

    David Diskin Posts: 175

    Maybe I am missing something, but this isn't much of a "guide". It only mentions the location of two such taco trucks, and there are no reviews or comparisons except for a random quote.

    The headline got my mouth watering. :(

     

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