Eat St. on location: Houston TX on May 24-29

For all you foodies in the Lone Star State, we’re coming for you! Our Eat St. production crew will be on the ground filming in Houston TX starting Thursday May 24th and going until Tuesday May 29th.


The Modular

12pm, Thursday May 24th at 1010 Banks Street, Houston

Moveable and changeable, The Modular serves up gourmet eats out of a shiny silver trailer. You’ll find a changing chef-driven menu with items normally found at a high-end restaurant.
Starting a food truck had always been on the mind of owner and industry vet Joshua Martinez. Finally two years ago after moving from LA to Houston Joshua made the leap from working in brick and mortars to working in a street-side trailer.

What the truck will cook for us:
- Bone Marrow
- Lobster Risotto
- Shrimp and Kimchee Grits
- Coconut Curry Mussels
- Tuna Poke Tacos

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Phamily Bites

5pm, Friday May 25th at 2101 Washington Ave, Houston

In their hard to miss yellow truck Sascha, owner Van Pham and his crew areserving up eats like Pho, Vietnamese inspired sandwiches, spam musabi and homemade eggrolls.

Living in California exposed Van to a growing street food scene, so when he was laid off from his corporate job he thought opening a food truck in his hometown of Houston could be a cool idea. After researching the local street food scene Sascha the truck hit the road in April of 2010.

What the truck will cook for us:
- Pho Tai
- The Vandalizer sandwich
- Spam Musubi
- Garlic Noodles

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The Waffle Bus

11:30am, Saturday May 26th at 4302 Westheimer Road, Houston

Owner Phi Nguyen has given a new home to burgers, chicken and salmonpacking them between the folds of some golden crispy waffles out of the The Waffle Bus. He’s not stopping at savory either, the trucks offerings include somesweet selections like S’more waffles and Bailey’s Irish Cream crème brule.

The idea for the truck came to Phi one day while he was eating a waffle. He realized the filling this simple breakfast food with any number of delicious ingredients would make for an awesome portable street food, and The Waffle Bus was born.

What the truck will cook for us:
- Strawberry Irish Cream Crème Brule Waffle
- S’mores Waffle
- Chicken and Waffle Fryders
- Smoked Salmon Waffle

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The Rice Box

11:30am, Sunday May 27th at 1001 Bissonnet Street

The Rice Box is serving Chinese takeout favorites like General Tso’s and Kung Pao chicken from a truck. And keeping true to the formula of traditional Chinese takeout, everything is served up in a classic cardboard takeout box.

A converted California taco truck, The Rice Box is a fusion of owner John Peterson’s two passions, Chinese culture and cars. After having lots of practice making Chinese food for friends, John decided to open a food truck and share his eats with the rest of Houston.

What the truck will cook for us:
- General Tso Chicken
- Kung Pao Chicken
- Sesame Chicken
- The Golden Doomba Special

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Stick It

12pm, Monday May 28th at 1953 Montrose Blvd.

Ruth Lipsky and Alberto Palmer are putting all kinds of treats from meat to desserts on a skewer and serving them up at Stick It. Once you’ve tried their finger-friendly, whimsical wonders, old-fashioned utensils simply won’t cut it.
Co-owner Ruth Lipsky worked as an executive chef at a restaurant in Chicago after she graduated from culinary school. But the job didn’t allow her the ability to mingle with the customers and see how they enjoyed her food. A food truck on the other hand did. Ruth decided to go into business with her partner – and restaurant industry vet – Alberto Palmer to come up with a unique idea for street food.

What the truck will cook for us:
- Grilled Beef Tenderloin
- Grilled Korean BBQ Pork Belly
- Texas Beer Battered Fish
- Funnel Cake Battered Brie Cheese With Fresh Fruit Compote

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St. John’s Fire

11:30am, Tuesday May 29th at 4302 Westheimer Road, Houston

Chef and fisherman Joel St. John is serving up regionally inspired seafood and his signature eggrolls is his bright red food truck St. John’s Fire. Here you’ll find items like tortilla-crusted fish with jalapeno glaze and seafood martinis.
A trained chef with over 30 years of experience, Joel was inspired by the successof the Austin food truck scene. Having worked as a consultant for the past few years he was ready to see his own business come to fruition. Assisted by his wife Gretchen, working on the food truck has made the couple the happiest they’ve been in a long time.

What the truck will cook for us:
- Cajun Eggroll with Guava Mustard Dipping Sauce
- Shrimp Corn Dog
- Tortilla-Crusted Fish
- Seafood Martini