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Dining Winners

Best Street Vendor

Herring Run Taco Truck

Chesterfield Avenue, between Harford Road and Norman Avenue

Posted 9/17/2008

If downtown was full of food carts peddling shwarmas, tortas, french fries, barbecue, and chicken tikka masala, we'd be all over that. Alas. But then, while bicycling around Northeast Baltimore one sunny weekend, we stumbled upon the taco truck some enterprising folks had set up adjacent to Herring Run Park, and our hope for decent street food was momentarily kept alive. The tacos here--corn tortillas stuffed with onion, cilantro, and your choice of meat, then squirted with lime juice--aren't any different or better than those found on Broadway or, say, at office-park construction sites in Howard County. But tacos, on a sunny afternoon, watching pretty decent soccer players kick a ball around in the park: That's almost paradise.

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Other Awards for Best Street Vendor:

Tacos Jalisco, 9/19/2007

Paylor's, 9/20/2006

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