Truck Stop: Fresh Mexican fare from La Marqueza

La Marqueza (via Facebook)
La Marqueza (via Facebook)
Posted: April 26, 2012

What to eat: Burritos ($6, they are huge); flour or corn tacos with, among other options, beef, chicken, marinated pork or veggies ($2 or $3); quesadillas ($5); platters with rice, beans and shrimp, chicken, pork ($6); taco salad or Mexican salad ($5). Also, breakfast burritos.

Don’t miss: The homemade sauces.

Insane value: Chicken nachos, a huge portion for $5.

Facebook: La Marqueza Philly.

Find it: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 17th Street between Callowhill and Spring Garden, on the Community College of Philadelphia campus.

Look for: The truck’s Mexican bingo paint job. Can’t miss it.

Backstory: Named after the area in Mexico where truck owner/cook Samuel Velazquez was born. His wife, Gloria, occasionally helps out taking orders while he mans the grill. n

Every other Thursday, Daily News wannabe food truckers explore local mobile food operations; this week’s trucker, Bill Bender.

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