For those on a constant hunt for food trucks, Food Network's app, Eat St. is your ticket to finding the best food carts and trucks in the nation.
The app which is available on iOS 6 and the new iPhone 5 as well as older iphone and iOS models. It was created in combination with Invoke Media and Food Network. The Food Network show, Eat St. follows James Cunningham as he travels around North America searching for the best and most creative street food.
Whether you are looking for the best falafel or a heavenly creation of grilled cheese, the app has is your ticket to food truck paradise. It allows you to search for nearby food vendors according to food type. It also comes equipped with customer ratings, menus, deals and interactive maps which showcases the vendor locations. The app currently covers North American vendors.
Eat St. allows the vendors to update their own locations, profiles, hours and menus. The apps description states, "The new version of the Eat St. iPhone App developed by Invoke and Paperny Entertainment can now direct you to the best street food dishes in your city, as verified by the experts - street food aficionados like you. Local foodies can snap pictures of a food cart's individual dishes, rate them and offer tips for the benefit of locals and tourists. A city's food carts and dishes are ranked, so users can quickly see the must-try dishes locally, in every city in North America."
Other apps are doing similar things including, Food Truck Fiesta for the iPhone and Android. The app has a blog of the same name and posts updates about new food trucks and events as well as an ongoing list of food trucks and a live map.
Roaming Hunger which also has a blog, catalogs many trucks in major cities around the country. It uses tweets and calenders to keep track of trucks whereabouts and has a plan ahead option by searching for trucks open at various times.
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