Mama Z’s – a Utah food truck serving gourmet calzones with creative fillings.
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When it comes to food, there are some things that you know are going to be done really well, or really, really badly. This is my fear when I visit a new food truck – that I’ll be excited to try the truck’s specialty, only to be disappointed because it’s not really all that great.
This truck – Mama Z’s – actually came up in conversation with another blogger one night before I had tried their specialty – calzones. This other blogger was saying that there were a few trucks she was afraid to try, because really, how to do you make a good calzone on a food truck??
Well, I took the plunge a few weeks ago, and decided to go all out. The had 4 different flavors of calzones on the menu that day. You can order your calzone by the half, or order a full – or you can get 2 different flavored halves in place of a full of one flavor. On the menu that day was the Italian (3 kinds of cheese, pepperoni, sausage, Canadian bacon and sun dried tomatoes with a marinara sauce), the Greek (chicken, feta, artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes, spinach and olives, served with a tzatziki sauce), the Cordon Bleu (ham, chicken, Swiss and mozzarella in a garlic cream sauce) and the cheesesteak (steak with onions, peppers and cheese – there were 2 sauces to choose from, and I chose a horseradish sauce). So I went for broke and ordered a half of each.
They looked amazing, but the true test is in the taste.
And I loved these. All 4 of them – I honestly wouldn’t be able to choose a favorite. And while the filling is important, with a calzone, it often comes down to the dough. This dough was perfect. It wasn’t too thick, but it had a great chew to it and great flavor. It complimented the fillings so well.
Mama Z’s is a definite hit. I would go back in a heartbeat – I’ve actually been craving one ever since!!
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