The Humble Pig
Originally reviewed by Greg Cox on 7/14/2016
Pork butts, beef brisket and smoked chicken wings – cooked low and slow over a mix of mostly fruit woods for a milder smoky infusion than that imparted by the hickory that’s common in these parts – are the foundation of an offering that’s rooted in the South but, true to food truck tradition, freely borrows from other cultures.
The Pow Chow taco is a best-seller, and rightly so: coarsely chopped pork (with a few of those crusty brown bits from the outside if you’re lucky) tossed in white sauce, topped with freshly made cucumber-onion relish and a garnishing squiggle of Sriracha, served on a rustically thick soft corn tortilla.
A sandwich called Pulp Fiction is another walk on the wild side: brisket confit topped with pimento cheese, piled so generously on a sturdy Kaiser roll that the sandwich is as tall as it is big around.
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