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September 12, 2017

Guerrilla Night Market

Earlier this year, Joel and I got to visit the Philippines. It was Joel's first visit in 30 years and it was my first. The trip was incredible. Every where we visited provided a new perspective on the cuisine we have worked so hard to…
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July 18, 2017

Feast TV: Guerrilla Street Food

Check out our interview with the one and only Catherine Neville of Feast TV! In this episode, we talk about the origins of our brick and mortar, and our passion for Filipino food from the midwest!
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July 18, 2017

St. Louis Magazine A-List Awards 2017. “Best Apropos Item” 800 lb. Guerrilla

Once a hush-hush menu item, the 800-lb Guerrilla is no longer under wraps. Chicken adobo and slow-roasted pork meet over rice topped with a runny-yolk egg, fried garlic, hoisin sauce, and sriracha. What could be better? “Our new secret menu item: the Silverback,” says chef…
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November 2, 2016

We Eat Stuff Podcast

19 - Joel Crespo & Brian Hardesty - Guerrilla Street Food https://player.fm/series/we-eat-stuff-stl/19-joel-crespo-brian-hardesty-guerrilla-street-food
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August 27, 2016

Tony Loves Food –  590AM The Fan

Show 17 – Joel Crespo & Brian Hardesty from Guerrilla Street Food Tune in live August 27th from 1 – 2pm on 590 The Fan, listen on-line, or download the app. Gone are the days of the roach coach.  These are not your dad’s food trucks.  Today’s food…
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July 18, 2016

Ian Froeb’s Top 100 Restaurant in St. Louis 2016 (St. Louis Post Dispatch) #15

Guerrilla Street Food wasn’t the first St. Louis food truck to open a brick-and-mortar location, but the arrival last year of its small, fast-casual storefront in Tower Grove East felt monumental. Here, for any remaining doubters, is the proof that a truck can be the…
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July 18, 2016

The Dailymeal.com 101 Best Food Trucks in America 2016 #54

#54 Guerrilla Street Food, St. Louis The rotating menu of dishes at Guerrilla Street Food might require a little explanation to those who are less than familiar with Filipino cuisine, but you don’t need a passport to order Guerrilla’s signature dish, the “Flying Pig.” It’s slow-roasted pork set…
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July 12, 2016

St. Louis Business Journal 2016 Food Truck Fight 1st Place winner

The 2016 Food Truck Fight started with 48 food trucks five weeks ago and we have narrowed that down to one winner. Guerrilla Street Food, owned and operated by Brian Hardesty and Joel Crespo, has won this year’s Food Truck Fight. “I can’t believe so…
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October 15, 2015

Review: Guerrilla Street Food parks its vibrant Filipino fare in Tower Grove East

I don’t remember where the Guerrilla Street Food truck was parked the first time I visited it. Downtown, probably. Or possibly on the Wells Fargo campus in midtown. Cut me some slack, OK? This was nearly four years ago. Even in that moment I might…
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July 18, 2015

Riverfront Times “Best of St. Louis” – Best Fast Casual Restaurant 2015

Brian Hardesty and Joel Crespo are quite the culinary odd couple. Hardesty is an acclaimed chef whose résumé includes stints at some of the town's top restaurants; Crespo has no professional culinary background and came to the restaurant industry from the funeral business. Hardesty is…
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