NYC Prevails In The 1st Boston Food Truck Throwdown

It was a Throwdown in Beantown, as 7 food trucks from NYC motored up to Boston to take on 7 Boston food trucks in the 1st Boston Food Truck Throwdown.

With 14 food trucks and 9 categories, there were plenty of accolades to go around, but in the final tally, NYC food trucks took home 5 of the titles, with Boston winning 4 of the categories.

Click through to find out the winners, and to watch a short video of the event.

The inaugural Food Truck Throwdown in Boston’s Dewey Square was sponsored by JetBlue, who presented the winners with round-trip tickets to anywhere Jetblue flies.

The various category winners were:

Best Crew – Wafels & Dinges (NYC)

Best Truck Design  – Roxy’s Grilled Cheese (Boston)

Best Taco – Fishing Shrimp’s fish taco (NYC)

Best Asian – Bon Me Vietnamese Sandwiches (Boston)

Best Sweet Item – Wafels & Dinges (NYC)

Best Sandwich – Lobstah Love’s Maine lobster rolls (Boston)

Best Veggie – Wafels & Dinges (veggie?) (NYC)

Best Savory Item – Staff Meal’s pig’s head taco (Boston)

Best Seafood – Nuchas jambalaya empanada (NYC)

Congratulations to everyone who participated.

Below is a video from the Boston Herald with interviews with some of the contestants, and footage of the event.

Sounds like a great time was had by all.