THE WAFFLE BUS PUTS A NEW TWIST ON AN OLD CLASSIC


Chicken and waffles is a dish that has been around for centuries. While its exact roots are uncertain, many believe the sweet and savory combination originated in the late 1700s to early 1800s.

The Waffle Bus is a food truck that is putting a new spin on that classic dish, offering a menu that includes a chicken and waffle sandwich, but on a savory waffle and with spicy mayo or ancho chili honey.

Phi Nguyen, a UH graduate of business administration, opened the truck in January and quickly gained many fans.

“We have gained a very loyal following in a short amount of time,” said Nguyen. “Obviously Houston loves waffles. We were even recently filmed by The Food Network for their show Eat St.”

Other key menu items from The Waffle Bus include the Waffle Burger, Fryders (chicken or burger sliders with waffle fries for the bun), and desserts such as the Nutella and Banana or Smores waffles.

Upcoming for The Waffle Bus is a second truck that will be larger and built to better fit the needs of the UH campus. Scheduled to be finished this summer, that truck will allow the current one to return to the streets of Houston where the company got its start.

To view The Waffle Bus’ full menu and hours of operation on the UH campus, visit the UH Dining Services website.

For more information about UH Dining Services visit, www.uh.edu/dining.