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The 20 Best Food Trucks in the United States

The food truck revolution is in full force as mobile restaurants around the country dish out tacos, BBQ and other great eats

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Streetza, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

(Courtesy of Streetza, via Facebook)

Bloomberg Businessweek organized a gourmet food truck smackdown in 2011. Sixteen food trucks from four geographic regions were judged on their use of social networking and creative marketing, and, of course, the quality of their food. Ultimately, Streetza, a popular pizza vendor in the mobile food courts springing up in Milwaukee, came out on top. Owners Scott Baitinger and Steve Mai rely on the input of the truck’s Twitter followers and Facebook friends, who helped select the company’s logo and the truck’s design. Streetza even takes fans’ suggestions for the types of pizza it cooks in its 650-degree Fahrenheit oven (to outdo Wisconsin’s chilly temperatures). One of its latest “crowd-sauced” pizzas was “The Luke Stecker Slice,” with shrimp, bacon, avocado and pineapple. It’s “delicious populism,” according to GQ magazine. – MG

Website: http://streetza.com/
Twitter: @streetzapizza
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/streetzapizza


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