From the empanadas to the dipping sauces, everything at The Empanada Maker is 100% homemade, an extra effort more than apparent in the taste. This truck’s bringing Orange County, CA both classic and innovative takes on this favorite of the Latin American food scene, each and every menu item well worth sampling. This is an establishment avid eaters will want to hit up more than once.
These flaky, buttery shells make the perfect vessel for both sweet and savory fillings. If you’re feeling traditional, there are loads of old-fashioned empanadas stuffed with a mix of well-seasoned meats and fragrant, flavorful herbs and veggies to create an unmatched bold flavor. However, if you’re hoping to shake things up a bit, there are options galore. Grab the all-American classic that is the philly cheesesteak in empanada form, for example, or try an empanada stuffed with chicken verde amped up with some smoky green chillies plus a generous dose of cilantro. Don’t forget dessert, saccharine fillings running the gamut from guava and cream cheese to berry cheesecake. Of course, you’ll need to grab a house-made dipping sauce to pair with your choice of empanada. Sound delicious? Of course it does, so don’t hesitate to have The Empanada Maker out to cater your next event. These are the perfect portable foods guests can chow-down on as they socialize.
The Diablo — An empanada shell jam-packed with a mouth-singeing barbecue pulled pork plus cheddar cheese, onions, and cilantro.