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Street Tweets

Track your favorite food trucks with Twitter
Food Shark

Forget immersion circulators or dehydrators: The latest technology to explode upon the food world is Twitter. Chefs and food personalities have already jumped on the micro-blogging bandwagon, but now you can now employ the service for something more useful--tracking your favorite food trucks.

These four-wheeled restaurants are constantly on the move, especially in Los Angeles, where laws keep trucks from staying put for too long. Several of our favorites have taken to tweeting about their whereabouts and daily specials and giving secret passwords for free extras. Here are the tweeple you should follow:

Food Shark (Marfa, Texas) Famous for its Mediterranean street food, this silver Ford truck (pictured) uses Twitter to list its daily specials (twitter.com/foodshark).

Kogi BBQ (Los Angeles) Fans of Kogi's Korean tacos can get real-time updates of the two trucks' locations--and find out when they get stuck in traffic (twitter.com/kogibbq).

Wafels & Dinges (New York City) Not only does this beloved Belgian-waffle truck post its location on Twitter, it also frequently offers passwords that'll get you free toppings when you order (twitter.com/waffletruck).

Chef Shack (Minneapolis) The women who run this veritable food party on wheels are new to the Twitter game, but posts thus far have included a preview of upcoming dishes and photos of a sequin-covered dancer strutting her stuff on the roof of the trailer (twitter.com/chefshack1).

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