When you’re craving a healthy, satisfying lunch but don’t have the time for a sit-down meal, what do you do? Thanks to the food truck fad, we don’t have to worry about having that problem anymore. Whether you want tacos or hamburgers, vegan wraps or frozen yogurt, there always seems to be a food truck to satisfy your every cuisine craving.
San Francisco based Sanguchon Peruvian Food Truck serves sandwiches with a Peruvian twist. Besides its famous sandwiches, Sanguchon also offers traditional sides and homemade “refrescos,” homemade fresh juice drinks that feature flavors such as purple corn and passion fruit.
Sanguchon was created and developed by Chef Carlos Altamirano, the restaurateur of three San Francisco area restaurants. While Sanguchon appears as a modest food truck, Altamirano is no amateur. His three restaurants are all award-winning, and La Costanera, his most well-known, received the much coveted 2012-2013 Michelin Star.
Check out some of our favorite offerings from Sanguchon:
Pollo a la Brasa
The Pollo a la Brasa is one of Sanguchon’s bestsellers, and deservedly so. It is so artfully composed of Peruvian roasted chicken chunks, tomato, lettuce, and fries. A garlic-lime mayo adds a slightly tangy and spicy component, and the sandwich is served on an unexpected crispy and hearty French bun.
Yucca balls are made of fried yucca root, a root vegetable similar to potato. Think falafel, but even crispier and fluffier. The addictive balls are stuffed with chorizo, raisins, and olives. What makes these little balls of heaven so crave worthy is the special Sanguchon sauce that accompanies them.
The Lomo Saltado is a sandwich brilliantly constructed with stir fried New York steak, juicy tomato, crunchy onion, fresh cilantro, salty soy sauce, and crispy fries… All huddled between that unbeatable French bun.
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