SAN ANTONIO — Tortas at one local food truck are loaded; you can have it with vegetables, steak, salami, chorizo, mayo -- just to name a few.
"If you've never tried a torta...tortas are great. They really fill you up. They're huge, they're big, they're a little intimidating. But, hey, you have something afterwards at home to eat if you can't finish it," said employee Edgar Sanchez.
Sanchez and his father came from Mexico City to start the food truck in the Alamo City.
"We started selling out of our house at first. We invited people over and that's how our business got started," said Sanchez.
They later got a space at The Point Park on Boerne Stage Road. It's a place that’s all about supporting local businesses.
And Edgar showed us a few of their most popular menu items.
"Our Cubana torta -- it has a little bit of everything. If you’re really hungry, if you really want meat, it’s the best torta you can get. It has sausage, salami, ham, everything you can think of and it’s everything we have in our food truck slapped into one torta. It's the best torta you can have in this truck, I believe so," said Sanchez.
And they have another signature item.
The monkey’s torta is our house torta. We made it with salami being the star of the plate. It’s a very good torta," said Sanchez.
But if you’d rather "taco" 'bout something else, they have shrimp tacos where the pico is cooked with the shrimp.
"We also put a little bit of cilantro on top for flavor. We make homemade sauces as well. They have a little bit of spiciness, but they're also really good. It's not too overly spicy. And you have to have the limes," said Sanchez.
And as for being a family-owned business, Sanchez said working with his father at his age, 16-years-old, has been a great experience.
"I love to talk to people now. I used to be very shy, used to be very timid to go up to people. But now I do it as if it's nothing," said Sanchez.
"If you're ever on this side of town, come stop by," said Sanchez.
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