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Food Trucks the Resident Aliens on OC Streets

Honey Feta Fries from Louks, an OC-based food truck (Lindsay William-Ross/LAist)
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LA's food truck scene is spreading to the OC, and growing slowly, according to the Orange County Local News Network, but it's also growing quietly.Some trucks are based in the OC, whereas others are part of an LA-based brigade with OC-specific trucks or simply the sole LA-based truck making a trek to the neighboring county. "Food trucks currently stop in OC at places like Main Street in Huntington Beach, the Bruery, downtown Fullerton, Anaheim Farmer’s Market, K1 Go-Carts in Irvine, ATOMIC Ballroom in Irvine and others," notes the OCLNN.

Twitter is, of course, the best way for trucks, like the Greek truck that makes Honey-Feta fries and the namesake Louks, @LouksToGo, to get the word out that they're making an OC stop. Some find that when a truck is spotted on OC streets, the people aren't sure what to make of them. In fact, Louks' proprietor Aki Vourakis, says the reaction is downright otherworldly: “They don’t know what you’re doing there. It’s like you’ve landed from Mars,” he told the OCLNN.

OC-based trucks include the aforementioned Louks, as well as Piaggio on Wheels, Taco Dawg, Crepes Bonaparte, Barcelona on the Go, KogiBBQ's Naranja truck, and the forthcoming Tropical Shave Ice.

Keep track of all of SoCal's mobile eateries that Twitter their stops with our updated list.