Dia de los Tacos looks for repeat win in online competition


Journal Staff Writer

MARQUETTE — Marquette-based food truck Dia de los Tacos is once again competing in the Food Truck Taco of the Year contest.

Last year Dia de los Tacos won the competition, which was started three years ago by Mobilecuisine.com.

Seafood and traditional tacos being served from a truck were the bulk of the nearly 500 votes cast in part 1 of the 2017 competition, the website states, with Dia de los Tacos earning enough votes to make the top 10 list.

The Marquette truck is competing against others across the country, with the winner to be profiled on the website and awarded the title of Best Food Truck Taco for 2017.

As of early Friday, Dia de los Tacos had received the most votes at 275, followed by 271 votes for Lloyd Taco Truck, of Buffalo, New York.

Others in the top 10 include:

≤ BC Tacos, Broward County, Florida

≤ El Gastronomo Vagabundo, St. Catharines, Ontario

≤ Funky Monkey Munchies, Wichita, Kansas

≤ Guerrilla Tacos, Los Angeles, California

≤ Las Chicas, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

≤ Nammi Truck, Dallas, Texas

≤ North East of the Border, Boston, Massachusetts

≤ The Taco Truck, Hoboken, New Jersey

To cast a vote, visit mobile-cuisine.com/contest/vote-now-2017-food-truck-taco-of-the-year/.

Ryan Jarvi can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 270. His email address is rjarvi@miningjournal.net.