Whether it’s ambiance or convenience, food trucks offer unique tastes depending on the type of food the owner specializes in. fried sandwiches and more.
John Wiggins, founder of The So Good Vegan and resident of Denton, started hosting pop-up events in 2019, then bought the food trailer for The So Good Vegan in 2021 to launch his business. Wiggins said he returned to culinary school in 2019 to complete his two-year associate’s degree while gaining experience in hospital kitchens.
Wiggins said he was inspired to change his diet and open The So Good Vegan after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
“I strive to live a healthier life by eating healthy and serving plant-based foods to others,” Wiggins said.
They offer additional services such as catering for birthday parties, barbecues and concerts.
The food truck has partnered with and supported local Denton sites such as the Denton Art and Performance Collab Center, Rubber Glove Rehearsal Studios, Arizpe Animal Sanctuary Cookouts, and Mashup Market.
Vegan diets are growing in popularity and may offer many health benefits, including better heart health, weight loss, and reduced risk of chronic disease.
The vegan diet is more restrictive, so people who want to follow a vegan diet will need to plan their meals carefully to ensure they are getting enough essential nutrients to avoid deficiencies.
“The So Good Vegan was actually the first vegan place I tried and I was not disappointed,” said Eric Halloway, a history junior and Denton resident. “I think vegan meals can provide all the nutrients a person needs and the fact that they can disguise some meat-tasting foods is fascinating.”
According to a great review 2019, following a plant-based diet may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Research has linked this effect to eating healthy plant-based foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes. Research also suggests that vegan diets are also better for the environment.
Hours of operation vary as the food truck travels throughout the Denton area to different locations. Visit the Facebook page to stay updated on location and opening hours whenever an update is posted.
“I’ve been to The So Good Vegan before at a few places in Denton,” said Michelle Gordon, Business Manager and Denton resident. “I was at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios when they served there and I’m trying to follow Facebook posts for his next location.”
The menu includes unique plant-based dishes such as “so good kicken” fried chicken sandwich (spicy), cheese breast fries, “so good kicken” fried chicken bites (with fries) and sandwich with smoked bacon so good (with fries). ).
Wiggins said his goal for the truck was to grow and franchise.
Menu and location updates can be found on the food truck’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thesogoodvegan/.
The featured image: The So Good Vegan food truck sits near the Rubber Gloves rehearsal studio on April 10, 2022. Photo by Abigail Mueller