One of the mainstays of the NYC food truck scene is Big D’s Grub Truck. They are out serving their customers on the coldest, snowiest and windiest days of winter.
Dennis (Big D) recently told us about a new cart he is coming out with soon that will feature pan-Asian dishes. With the new cart being delayed a little while longer, we got the urge for Big D’s bulgogi.
The menu choices are tacos, grinders or rice platters. We got the rice platter for $10.
The beef was shredded, and the bulgogi had a nice marinade that gave it a distinctive flavor. You could see just how well grilled the meat was.
The bulgogi was topped with kimchi paste and scallions. The kimchi paste added a fermented, vinegary twist, but adding the sweet chili mayo sauce that came on the side worked well with the kimchi paste.
There were 3 sides next to the bulgogi. Strong, spicy kimchi, pickled daikon and carrots and plain cucumbers. Between the 3 side dishes, you got plenty of different tastes.
Under everything was orange rice (it was a rice platter, after all), which was a good base.
Sometimes Big D’s has specials for a few days, so keep an eye open.