UB unveils “Big Blue,” new food truck for students, community

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The University at Buffalo is catching the food truck craze with their own creation: “Big Blue.”

The food truck from the university’s Campus Dining and Shops will travel between the North and South campuses serving up gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, varieties of macaroni and cheese, and teppanyaki. It will also be spotted at special events, athletic games, and is available for catering at on- and off-campus sites.

Big Blue makes its debut during the UB football home owner on Saturday, August 30. The menu will change every few weeks, but student and staff favorites will stick around.

Some of the grilled cheese sandwiches include The Pink Goat, which features herbed goat cheese on marble rye with pickled beets and arugula; the Peanut Butter with Sideburns, a peanut butter sandwich with bacon, bananas and a hint of cream cheese; and the Plain Jane, a classic American cheese on sour dough bread.

Macaroni and cheese specials include a spicy option with jalapenos and beef on weck mac. While teppanyaki, a style of grilled Japanese cuisine, includes ramen noodles with beef, chicken, shrimp and vegetarian options.

All items on the menu are between $4 and $8, and customers can with UB Dining Dollars, Campus Cash, cash and credit.

You can follow Big Blue on Twitter @UBBigBlue.

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