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'Swine dining' from the Meat Wagon BBQ truck

Meat Wagon started on Nicholas Andersch's Big Green Egg smoker.

Truck Stop: iPho Son's Kitchen

The truck: Snazzy-looking black outfit on Drexel University's campus serving up Southeast Asian dishes with - obviously - a focus on pho.

Truck Stop: Insomnia Cookies

Wake-up call: OMG, these Insomnia Cookies are so good! They're warm and gooey. We just remembered that we didn't eat lunch. But it doesn't matter. We're just going to eat all these cookies until there are no more cookies. There is chocolate all over the place. You should get some cookies for yourself.

Truck Stop: Mike's Steaks

The truck: Mike's Steaks, aesthetically, is a complete 180 from Unique Greek, the pastel-splashed truck featured in this space last month. Mike's looks like . . . a metal box. Basically, like every other nondescript food cart you've ever seen.

Truck Stop: Lost in the Woods

Game meats are menu mains at a new, carnivorous food truck.

Truck Stop: Dos Hermanos Tacos

Sure, everyone's making tacos these days. But there's a simple reason for that: Tacos taste good. We could eat them, say, three or four days a week. Maybe more. And Dos Hermanos Tacos does tacos well.

Truck Stop: M.A.T.T.'s Gourmet Sliders

The truck: If you're a motorcyclist - or just a red-blooded American - you'll appreciate the look of M.A.T.T.'s Gourmet Sliders, a/k/a Matt's Food Truck. All black with chrome fenders, whitewall tires and a Harley-Davidson-style logo. We weren't even looking for a place to eat, but this truck caught our attention a couple of weeks ago at 33rd and Market streets. Turns out, it was only its second day on the road.

Truck Stop: Dumplings from Dump-N-Roll

The dumpling has landed, folks. The missing link in Philly's food-truck scene. Mobile. Boiled. Fried. Go traditional or branch out with a specialty. Also, there are spring rolls. Welcome to Dump-N-Roll, the sandwich-n-taco alternative.

Truck Stop: Casa Brazil

The truck: Our mouths started watering as soon as we saw Ricardo Barbosa's Casa Brazil on 33rd Street, on Drexel University's campus. The truck, which opened in June, features a photo of juicy meat over an open flame - basically the only two things you need in life, when you really think about it.

Truck Stop: Jerry's Kitchen

Concept: Scott Kaplan aims to please, from omnivores to the pickiest of eaters. His Jerry's Kitchen serves up "creative twists on classic American food," with daily options for vegans and gluten-free customers. But, don't worry, there's plenty of meat, too.