September 24, 2010

Adventures in Dining Out: Crepes Bonaparte

This past Wednesday I headed over to the parking lot on the corner of Dupont and Teller for another Food Truck Brigade meet-up.

Wednesday was also the day I got my allergy test results back and I wasn’t quite sure if I was going to start my gluten free diet that day or not. Since I hadn’t eat yet, by the time lunch rolled around, I could start my new diet that day. However, I kinda wanted to cheat and start on Monday.

We walked around a checked out all the trucks that were there: Dan Dan BBQ, The Lime Truck, Barcelano On The Go, Dos Chinos, the same cupcake truck, a Chimichurri truck, and Crepes Bonaparte.

Crepes Bonaparte intrigued me the most and after I heard they made it pretty far on that Food Truck show (we don’t have cable so I never got to see it), I jumped on the bandwagon, so to speak, and hoped in line.

I felt a little guilty, but I figured I could start being Gluten Free on Thursday. That was until I read their menu…
I believe this was God’s was of saying, “Seriously Allison? Start today!” Sign taken, God. Thanks!

It wasn’t hard for me to decide what to order

I’m on a serious Caprese salad kick right now and tomatoes are an “acceptable food”, YAY! Needless to say, I ordered the Caprese Savory Crepe. Gluten Free, of course.

They had a special: 1 Savory Crepe & 1 Nutella Crepe for $7.99, so I also ordered the Nutella Crepe in gluten free.

The problem with taking pictures of crepes is they are only mildly more exciting than a burrito. But tastier, if you ask me. It’s been awhile since I’ve had a crepe, but I really couldn’t tell they were gluten free.

My co-worker, Yolanda, and her husband also ordered from Crepes Bonaparte. Yolanda had the In Da Club (Bacon, Mozzarella, Avocado and tomato) without the tomato.

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And her husband, Ruben, ordered the Southwestern Spice (Spicy Chipotle Chicken, Cheddar, Grilled Onion & Bell Pepper).

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Yolanda wasn’t quite sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised and, Ruben could not stop raving about his crepe.

I’ve never had bad service as a Food Truck and found Crepes Bonaparte to be especially friendly.

I love that they had uniforms and dressed the part with the hats and scarf/ties.

Next week I’m meeting a fellow Weddingbee blogger, Mrs Paisley, and I secretly hope Crepes Bonaparte is there again :)


kjpugs said...

omg. NOM NOM NOM. I loved the one crepe I had in my life (nutella) and so I would CLEARLY love to go to this truck and try even more!!! Come on, food trucks in Indy!!!

M and C said...

I just had dinner and now my mouth is watering for those crepes.

Susan said...

YUM! Looks awesome!

Katie said...

Oh my goodness, I am SO jealous that you were able to eat one of their crepes! I was reading the menu and immediately thought the caprese one would be my choice. However, I am now drooling at the thought of a spicy apple bottom crepe...omg!

honey my heart said...

mmm, yum. they are one of the food trucks on my list to try out :) caprese sounds so good for the hot weather we're having.

MayLove said...

LA Food trucks, "First Friday" was recently featured on a Food Network show called "America's Best" and many of these food trucks were on it (The Lime truck, Nom Nom, etc). I totally thought of you!

Anonymous said...

OMG those crepes look delicious! I wish I worked close enough to hit up the food trucks on my lunch... I did go to Angels Stadium and back from RSM once, maybe I should try it!

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