The gourmet food truck industry is steadily growing across the country and even the world. Once referred to as roach coaches, within the last 4 years mobile food has made a strong comeback to become the fastest growing trend in the restaurant industry. Broadcasting their whereabouts on Twitter and other networks has replaced the need maintain a brick and mortar business.

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These trucks cover the full gamut of cuisines available including vegetarian and vegan delicacies. This year Mobile Cuisine Magazine has tracked and investigated the Klout statistics to see which vegan food truck is the most influential for 2012.

Klout is a San Francisco based company that provides social media analytics that measures a user’s influence across their social network. The analysis is done on data collected from sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Linked In and measures the size of a person’s network, the content created, and how other people interact with that content.

Coming in first this year, is The Cinnamon Snail truck from Red Bank and Hoboken, NJ and New York City. Coming in second is a truck from the Orange Country, CA, The Seabirds Truck. In third, a tie between two trucks, The Clover Food Truck from Cambridge, MA and LIBA Falafel from San Francisco.

Here are the Nation’s Top 10 Vegan Food Truck Influencers for 2012:

1) The Cinnamon Snail (Klout score: 54)

Twitter: @VeganLunchTruck

The Cinnamon Snail is the country’s most raunchy mobile Vegan Organic restaurant! Blasting supreme bliss & zany antics all over NYC, & dirty Jersey

Hoboken NJ, Red Bank NJ, NYC ·

2) Seabirds Truck (Klout score: 52)

Twitter: @SeabirdsTruck

We’re an Organic Vegan Food Truck from Orange County using local produce and top quality, organic ingredients. Gluten-free & Soy-free Options!

orange county, california ·

3) Clover Food Truck (Klout score: 42)

Twitter: @cloverfoodtruck

everything will be different tomorrow

Cambridge, MA ·

3) LIBA Falafel Truck (Klout score: 42)

Twitter: @LIBAfalafel

an unconventional dress-your-own falafel bar, delivering to the masses by the cutest truck on earth!

Bay Area ·

5) Mac’n Food Truck (Klout score: 40)

Twitter: @macnfoodtruck

Miami’s original vegan food truck serving up a twist on comfort food classics.

Miami, FL ·

6) Frankens (Klout score: 38)

Twitter: @TheFrankenStand

A Spooky Themed Plant-Based Cuisine.

Los Angeles ·

7) Vegan Van (Klout score: 37)

Twitter: @denverveganvan

Denver’s first all-vegan food truck!

Denver ·

8) Veggie Xpress (Klout score: 36)

Twitter: @VeggieXpress

The best gourmet vegan/vegetarian food in South Florida

Hollywood, Florida ·

9) Like No Udder (Klout score: 30)

Twitter: @LikeNoUdder

World’s first all vegan soft serve ice cream and treats van based out of Rhode Island.

Rhode Island ·

10) Green Truck SD (Klout score: 28)

Twitter: @GreenTruck_SD

Veggie-oil powered food truck serving an all organic sustainable menu, now in San Diego. See where we’ll be and try our Mother Trucker veggie burger!

San Diego, CA ·

Honorable Mentions:

Ste Martaen

Twitter: @stemartaen

A gourmet vegan cheese alternative. Sharing our vegan family, business and life.

Chicago ·

Green Seed Vegan

Twitter: @greenseedvegan

raw & vegan cafe + elixir bar…4 wheeling it. soy free. gluten free. unprocessed.

houston, tx ·

Zombie’s Food Truck

Twitter: @EatAtZombies

The one and only all vegan food truck in DFW, showing that vegan food isn’t just for vegans.

Fort Worth, TX ·


Twitter: @GMonkeyMobile

The Nations first ALL VEG/VEGAN fully ECO mobile food truck

Shadle Farm Durham CT ·

Morels Food Truck

Twitter: @Morelsfoodtruck

Louisville KY ·

Please note that Klout updates their scores daily, so these results will change throughout the year. We arrived at our top 10 based on the Klout scores from 6/4/2012.