As part of the 4th annual NYC Food Film Festival, dozens of food trucks were assembled under the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday morning. The Food Truck Drive-In was dubbed New York’s largest gathering of food trucks ever. And it wouldn’t be a true assembly of food trucks without pizza.
This was the first time that New York City’s three most popular mobile pizza places — Jiannetto’s, Pizza Moto, and Eddie’s Pizza Truck — have served pies in the same location (although Eddie’s is brand new, so that would make sense). The problem? Patrons were not going for pizza. There were so many other food trucks there and people were taking advantage of bites that might not normally be accessible to them. For example, Jersey City’s Krave Truck often had the longest lines of the day.
A personal Margherita pie was only $7.00, with the Salvatore (ricotta, mozzarella, garlic & chili) coming in at $8.00 and the Fun-Guy (smoked mozzarella, fresh mushrooms) coming in at $9.00.
I opted for the “Taste of PIZZAMOTO” which was a crostino (essentially a little piece of bread) with goat cheese, honey, and hazelnut. It was a complete rip off considering that you could get a whole personal pie for $7.00. It was basically two bites — delicious, but it should have been larger or cheaper. The photo below makes the crostino look larger that it actually was. In reality, it was about the size of a small granola bar.