In the evolving conversation around how Mexican immigrants have contributed to what has become a global food-truck phenomenon, Patricia Nazario is a leading expert.
A former student from Cal State University Northridge, who had interned with the filmmaker, returned after completing his internship for the below interview with Nazario:
Loncheras riding the food truck tidal wave:
It’s not the kind of question you ask in public, but: Would you eat from a plain white catering truck?
While perusing the menu of a fancy green-and-orange food truck parked near Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank on a recent afternoon, a man in a button-down shirt and slacks pauses, then says, “No.”
Another admits, “I don’t care. I just want good food!” [read on]
Check out Amy Scattergood’s blog post and slideshow on Prime Time cuisine.