Bun B, of legendary Houston rap group UGK, controls the microphone. In a voice as deep and rich as varnished wood, he speaks words you receive without question. After all, this is the man who stole Jay-Z’s “Big Pimpin” with the line: “Read a book you illiterate son of a bitch.”

When he talks to you on the phone, he’s just as collected, albeit far calmer—even when doing his Christmas shopping, as was the case when he spoke with First We Feast about food trucks.

Bun loves his city, especially the food trucks—his Twitter feed doubles as a real-time Houston diners’ guide at times, and he hit up one mobile burger joint so frequently that his wife banned him from eating there. So when he tells you these are his five favorites, you shut up and listen.

As told to Ross Scarano (@RossScarano)