Posts Tagged ‘taco trucks’

Los Guachos and the Art of the Trompo

May 24th, 2012    •  by Bethia    •   5 Comments »

‘Trompo’ is the name for the vertical rotating spit of al pastor meat from which Los Guachos shaves glistening ribbons of pork off into their tacos. One of our favorite moments, out of all of our tours, is seeing people’s faces when they first spot the trompo at Los Guachos. It’s not hard to see why it catches the eye, or how it would pique people’s interest. Unsurprisingly, we get a lot of questions about how the trompo is made. It’s not overly complicated, but it can be a bit difficult to verbally explain in a way that is easily understood. Since we […]

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Quick Bites

March 27th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   3 Comments »

With so many noteworthy things happening in the Columbus food scene, it’s easy to overlook some of the incremental changes and other, somewhat quieter news. It’s also inevitable that some of the bigger news to the back of the queue. With this new occasional series, Quick Bites, we intend to address those problems by providing a timely list of quick, bite-sized updates on food happenings around town and tell you about some of the new dishes and places that we’re excited about. • First up is breakfast at Pistacia Vera, one of our fabulous dessert tour partners. In the past, […]

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Bethia on blogging and more: March 8th at 7:00pm

March 5th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

I’m excited to have been invited to speak at the Grandview Heights public library on Tuesday, March 8th at 7:00pm-8:30pm. The talk will cover a wide range of topics including the various food blogs that I founded and contribute to, taco trucks and street food in Columbus, and the founding of Columbus’ first food tour company. I’ll also be discussing some of my personal ‘hidden gem’ favorite restaurants, and fielding questions about everything and anything related to food in Central Ohio. This is a free event, open to all, and should be a lot of fun. More information can be found […]

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Top 10 Food Carts/Food Trucks

September 27th, 2010    •  by Andy    •   No Comments »

Columbus Underground, our city’s premier online forum for discussion of all things Columbus, has lately been abuzz about the growing mobile food vending scene. Never one to miss a trend, Walker Evans, the site’s owner and operator, took a poll asking the CU brain trust to share their favorite food carts and/or trucks. The results are in, and we think they do our city proud. Ray Ray’s Hog Pit deservingly took top spot (their brisket is not to be missed), and Foodie Cart’s wildly imaginative Japanese crepes gave them a well-earned second spot. Also placing well were two of our […]

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