The act of abandoning your preferred food cart for a less-popular, lower-quality, or otherwise inferior one simply because its line is shorter.
In a sentence: “I love Nong’s as much as the next person, but I only have 10 minutes to grab lunch. Guess I’ll be line-dancing down to that Vietnamese cart that poisoned half the office last week. Fortunately, I have a very strong constitution.”
See also: Line of credit (n): the amount of faith in a food cart’s quality granted solely by length of its line.