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Food Network’s 'Big Food Truck Tip' winner takes home $10,000

The Memphis episode of Food Network’s “Big Food Truck Tip” aired Wednesday night and viewers found out which of the three featured food trucks received a $10,000 surprise in the tip jar. 

It was Soi No. 9, a popular truck owned by Tim and Mae Vimmonimit, who serve Thai food. Basil chicken and khao soi, a chicken curry served over crisp noodles, beat out the Southern fried chicken taco at El Mero Taco and the Soft Shell Crab BLT at Stanley's Sweet Treat Sweets.

But it wasn't an easy decision, as host Andrew Zimmern said more than once during the show.

"This is the hardest decision I've had to make on this show," he said. "I think it really speaks to the quality of the food truck food in Memphis."

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Soi No. 9 wins the big tip on Andrew Zimmern's new Food Network Show

Zimmern visited both Soi No. 9 and El Mero Food Truck at the weekly Court Square Food Truck Thursday event.

Vimonnimit and Mitrakul serve authentic Thai street foods from their truck, Soi No. 9.  They wowed Zimmern with their popular Basil Chicken — stir-fried ground chicken seasoned with garlic, fresh chilies and Thai basil is served over jasmine rice and topped with a fried egg, and their Khoa Soy Noodles — egg noodles in a flavorful yellow curry sauce with sliced chicken.

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