Healthier Food Trucks

Monster-portion food trucks, move over. Here come healthier options.

Healthier Food Trucks
Photo: Danny Harris

Healthier Food Trucks

The food truck revolution is upon us, but, while delicious, mobile food is not typically classified as nutritious. We hit the pavement and found lighter options that don't compromise when it comes to satisfying the appetites of their loyal legions.

The Fojol Bros.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Fojol Brothers' Merlindia truck is famous in Dupont Circle circles for its fun take on vegetable-centric subcontinental staples like spinach curry and butter chicken. On the side: garlicky lentils or chile- and coconut-roasted pumpkin. (Fojol's Benethiopian truck riffs on Ethiopian cuisine.) In May, controversy erupted on Facebook, Huffpo, and elsewhere: Are the Fojols' turbans, get-ups, and culinary mash-ups fun ... or racist? The Fojols apologized to anyone offended but said they will keep on rollin'.

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