8 Multicultural Food Trucks to Follow This Season

Global and fusion fare popping up across the state


Food truck season is upon us, which means it’s never hard to find flavors from all over the globe popping up at parks, breweries, and festivals. Discover new-to-you trucks that you never knew you needed in your life, and hop on social media to find where your long-time favorites will be posting up this season. Let the multicultural food adventures begin!

Bem Bōm

This Portuguese/American fusion food truck and caterer uses beloved family recipes and locally sourced ingredients to cook up dishes like their famous Chourico and Peppers sandwich. They are also synonymous with mouthwatering pulled pork sandwiches and fries that are truly next level. Facebook: Bem Bōm Portuguese/American Culinary Fusion

Bun Buds PVD

Founders Ananya Chand and Jacob Weiss began selling their gourmet quality dumplings and hot dogs (including vegan options) at PVD’s India Point Park, and the unexpected pairing has garnered a devoted and passionate following among native foodies and hungry tourists alike. Find them this month at breweries, festivals, and more. Facebook: Bun Buds


This food truck, with a brick-and-mortar in EP, has some of the best Jerk Chicken around, not to mention a Liberian Bowl with sweet potatoes, spinach, and plantains; and a vegan Jerk-style Portobello Mushroom for plant-based eaters. Regulars also adore their Pink Paradise and Caribbean Sea smoothies. IncredABowlFood.com

La Fogata

Based on Hartford Avenue in Providence, this Latin-fusion truck is all about absolutely delicious Tacos de Birria with meat stew consomé, Quesadillas with Hot Cheeto Chicken, and Chimis – a traditional Dominican burger. There’s some outside seating and music playing if you prefer to stick around and enjoy your order. @lafogata.foodtruck

Ming’s Asian Street Food

Folks come from miles around for this truck, with a Sando Bar in Pawtucket, which specializes in Bahn Mi (including a tofu version), Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Crab Rangoon, and Pho’tine Fries – topped with pho gravy, cheese curd, red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, fried garlic, and lime. Inquire about booking their mobile bar, Bu’s Tap Trailer. MingsRI.com

Nanu Burmese Fusion

Yes, they have opened a restaurant on Sandy Lane in Warwick, but don’t worry because their food truck specializing in Asian-fusion will still be out and about. Nanu is known for their scrumptious dumplings (including a vegetarian version), sweet wings, Tom Yum soup (hot stuff), and noodle bowls. NanuBurmeseFusion.com

Pa’l Monte

Run, don’t walk to their next stop because this family-owned and -operated food truck based in Smithfield is cooking up incredible Dominican and Puerto Rican dishes. We’re talking empanadas; pastelitos, a flaky savory pastry; fried green plantains called tostones; and so much more. Regulars love the food and the customer service. Facebook: Pa’l Monte

Rhode Rage

Established in 2014 by Pakistan-born chef Rizwan Ahmed, this food truck is bringing haute cuisine on wheels to PVD and beyond. Inspired by Ahmed’s global adventures (he has also worked in both Michelin-starred and AAA 5 Diamond restaurants), the menu features things like Moroccan Meatballs, Blackened Fish Tacos, and more. RhodeRageRI.com


PVD Food Trucks Turns 10

To have your pick of many mobile food businesses all in one place – accompanied by live music and family-friendly fun – follow PVD Food Truck Events, which celebrates a decade of culinary delights on wheels this season with a lineup of over 75 gatherings across the state. Find PVD Food Truck Events on Facebook or visit FoodTrucksIn.com/pvd-food-truck-events
for happenings near you.



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