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Umami Truck Launches Tonight Plus: More Food Trucks to Track

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Photo by current events via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr


Photo by current events via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
It's official: The mobile location of Umami is hitting the streets tonight. Just this morning they announced via Twitter: "The UMAMI TRUCK will debut tonight at the Festivus downtown at 8. RSVP to festivusdowntown@gmail.com." We've had our eyes out for this roll-out since the popular gourmet burger eatery with a growing number of locations revealed last month they'd soon be taking their eats to the streets.You may have noticed not merely a surge, but rather a veritable explosion of this breed of food truck hitting the streets of late. Despite the drop in temperatures, people still line up outside office buildings during lunch hour or on a night out for a street fest or artwalk to get a taste of these trucks' fare. We've been keeping track as best as possible via our master list of Twittering Food Trucks, and have found more to add that seemed to have popped up in the past couple of weeks.

In fact, we've found 10 more to add to our list...

Now rolling:

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Derb's Gourmet [Twitter] [Web]
They've got a variety of chefs from different culinary backgrounds bringing all sorts of flavors to their menu of "gourmet treats."

Grill 'Em All [Twitter]
"In a battle of cheese and sauce, finally burgers and heavy metal unite in harmony."

Louks To Go [Twitter] [Web]
"Original Greek Fast Food Truck."

Yum Yum Bowls [Twitter]
They seem to offer all manner of Asian dishes, although are prone to typos and what seems to be passing out as they type: "try our new dish tomorrow Thai Cow mein with choice of chicken, Beef or tofu... yummy... YumYumzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz"

The Place L.A. [Twitter] [Web]
Pasadena-based (and centric) truck that has greasy fare like sandwiches, pastrami, burgers, carne asada fries, and so on.

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The Sweets Truck [Twitter]
A mobile cafe & bakeshop rolling out this week.

1930s Philly Cheese [Twitter]
Cheesteaks and other sandwiches. They seem to stick to the Westwood area: "We are outside the Westwood Gateway on Pontius Ave every weekday 12-3ish. Cheesesteaks, pastrami, tuna, $6-8 for sandwich, fries and soda."

Mattie's Kitchen [Twitter]
Straight up: "Southern Food For All Y'all"

BullKogi [Twitter]
Not new, just another one of the many KogiBBQ "inspired" Korean-style taco trucks.

The Burger Bus [Twitter] [Web]
For our friends in the Santa Barbara area, for these guys a cheeseburger is "a work of art."