COLUMBUS, OH – Once, as a child, I ordered an omelet — without knowing what it is — because of its sophisticated sound.
Craving eggs that morning and not realizing that omelets were made with three of them, I also ordered a side of scrambled eggs.
The waitress raised an eyebrow, and my table mates snickered, but she brought what I wanted.
Yes, I felt foolish.
I felt similarly silly during a recent dinner visit to the Coop while asking for an omelet with a pickled egg on the side.
Yet the situation couldn’t be helped: The food truck in the Clintonville neighborhood specializes in all things related to the chicken and the egg.
In the steadily growing food-truck scene, the Coop stands out.
Its chef, Angela Theado, spent time at the fine-dining fixture Alana’s Food & Wine — and she buys her ingredients from central Ohio merchants such as North Market Poultry and Game.
With a changing menu daily, Theado cooks each dish to order on skillets inside the truck.
The result: restaurant-quality food at bargain prices out of a parking lot at the edge of Glen Echo Ravine.
A French omelet sandwich ($7) is almost always found on the menu. The ingredients vary slightly, but it generally consists of a perfectly cooked, folded cheese omelet served on Texas toast with various toppings.
Find the entire article by Shelley Mann at the Columbus Dispatch <here>