The food truck scene has mushroomed in recent years and now you can find at least one in most of SA’s major cities. Joburg is teeming with them and we’ve listed a few of the ones that deserve a visit!
1. Snorting Boar Smoker
The Snorting Boar Smoker is the perfect place to get your fix of tender, slow-cooked American-style meat. From saucy ribs to falling-off-the-bone front hock Eisbein, the Snorting Boar Smoker will have your mouth watering from their delicious aromas. Follow your nose to The Hoods in Johannesburg on #foodtruckfridays as well as around the city at markets and festivals.
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2. Balkan Burger
This bright red food truck, identified by their distinguished moustache, makes the perfect burger served on a somun – a traditional flatbread from Serbia. Accompanied by their homemade kashkaval, a semi-hard yellow cheese native to the Balkans, every bite is bursting with flavour and character..
The Balkan burger can be found in Braamfontein at the Neighbourgoods Market every Saturday, The Market on Main in Maboneng, and every Sunday at The Farmers Market in Fourways.
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3. The Beared Fella
From container to gourmet pizza food truck, the Bearded Fella is a favourite at weddings, music festivals and even corporate events. Their slices are a force to be reckoned with in the pizza world. They are popular at The Hoods in Sandton and can be located in Bryanston, as well as events and festivals.
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4. Knickerbocker Ice Cream Company
South Africa’s true pop-up ice cream parlour, Knickerbocker, offers a range of ice cream desserts from decadent toasted hazelnut gelato to glory sundaes; this truck is sweet tooth heaven. Located in Johannesburg at Fourways, the roaming ice cream company can also be found at local festivals and events.
It’s a beautiful day in The Cradle – come picnic, enjoy the music and indulge in a scoop or two of our ice cream or sorbet.
5. Sushi Bus
With their mobile sushi food truck, taking sushi to the streets, Sushi Bus is filling a gap by serving all sushi lovers in Gauteng. Catering for private parties, weddings and corporate events, you can find this moving sushi team at events and festivals around the province.
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6. Culture Kitchen
Bet you never thought you could have a tasting menu coming out of a food truck? Culture Kitchen shows that there’s really no end to the food fun you can have with a food truck, offering everything from Eggs Benedict to trendy pulled pork buns to their signature bacon and peanut butter cookies! Keep an eye on their social media accounts to find out where they are. You’ll usually find them at trendy music festivals or high-end corporate events.
To avoid any headaches on this matter, we suggest you try them all!
We’ve taken a look at some of the greatest food festivals that take place across South Africa and these are the ones you don’t want to miss. (Image: iStock) With South Africa being the home of diversity, We have made a huge success in hosting internationally known food festivals.
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