The popular Chicken and Rice Guys cook more than just their namesake dish. The build your own plate style menu offers a base of either rice or salad, to which a choice of meats or tofu, toppings, and a sauce are added. These guys are busy with trucks that are literally all over the map and multiple store fronts, too. You’ll find them in the suburbs and in Cambridge and Boston during weekday lunch times.
Food trucks are often a testing ground for new chefs, leading to brick-and-mortar locations (Clover, now a local empire, started as a mere food truck). Or they’re just a convenient way to offer fast, delicious fare to the people. Either way, Boston has a number of fab food trucks offering everything from tacos to dumplings. Many trucks set up near ideal picnic spots like Copley Square or the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Consult the official City of Boston food truck page for who’s parked where. And, of course, check a food truck’s website or social media accounts for schedule changes. If no trucks are around and you're looking for something inexpensive and tasty, you can always seek out the best pizza in Boston or the best burgers in Boston.
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