La Superior Launching a Taco Truck, Ruta 1

The truck resembles a Mexico City microbus.

Grub Street has long wished that La Superior would bring its (superior indeed) Mexican street snacks into Manhattan, and now we learn these plans are afoot, sorta: Owner Felipe Mendez tells us he's launching a taco truck in the next few weeks. Dubbed Ruta 1, after the microbuses that are a popular transit option in Mexico City (and which Mendez tells us the truck resembles), the mobile eatery will populate various parts of Manhattan during the week, and stick to Brooklyn on weekends. Mendez plans to offer tacos, naturally, along with his excellent torta ahogada, and a few other favorites including grilled alambres, the shucked corn known as ezquites, and rice and beans. The plan is to launch the week after next, and to update taco fiends on the truck's changing location via Twitter. Keep your eye on La Superior's website for more.