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The Buffalo News food truck guide: The Black Market

Black Market Food Truck

Cuisine: Gourmet deli sandwiches, sides and soups with a focus on the Vietnamese banh mi and arancini.

Owner: Michael Dimmer and Christian Willmott

Price range: $5-$12

Vehicle: 1969 GMC Step Van

Established: 2012

The Black Market Food Truck. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

The Black Market Food Truck. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

Best-selling items: Vietnamese banh mi (housemade baguette, cucumber, cilantro, chili aioli, pickled carrot and onion, white bean pate. Served with either beef, pork or tofu), $9; arancini (risotto ball with rotating sauces and ingredients), $5.

Signature item: Black Market B.L.T. (served on a cheddar-buttermilk biscuit with basil aioli, tomato marmalade, greens and butcher bacon), $9.

Quirkiest item: Coffee bean soup (made with coffee, black beans, peppers, onion and crème fraiche), $5.

Regular locations: Larkin Square for lunch, Food Truck Tuesdays in Larkin Square plus Roswell Park, Ciminelli Real Estate and Marble + Rye.

When they serve: Lunch, occasional dinner, catering anytime.

Info: Website, Facebook, Twitter

Credit cards accepted: Yes

Brick and mortar location: Marble + Rye, 112 Genesee St.

Although it's not available on the truck, Marble + Rye's burger is one of the best in Buffalo. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

Although it's not available on the truck, Marble + Rye's burger is one of the best in Buffalo. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

[Read: Andrew Galarneau's dining review of Marble + Rye]

Rotating menu: Yes

Miscellaneous: This food truck was originally used by a fire department near Utica, N.Y. After making its area debut, the restaurant followed.


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