~Information gleaned from KPBS article~
An arsonist set fire to several school buildings at Alice Birney Elementary last month. The Birney and San Diego community are rallying together and hosting a Food Truck Rally this Friday, February 3 from 3:30-7 p.m. in the New Vision Christian Church parking lot (across the street from the Birney field on Park Blvd). Google Map
Trucks: Tabe BBQ, Food Farm, New York On Rye, Groggy’s, and Mrs. Frostie trucks will be there and donating 20% of the nights earnings to the fire relief fund.
Sounds like a great cause!! Check it out!
Eat St. is a show all about food trucks from the Cooking Channel and Food Network. They will be filming 4 trucks in San Diego this weekend! You may recall that they previously featured Mangia Mangia in episode 1 of season 2.
Show up to one of these locations and who knows – maybe you can launch your TV career! At the very least, you get to see how a TV show gets filmed. The show would love to have a good crowd, so please show your support!
- Sat 19th: Food Farm, San Diego, 600 Pacific View Drive, 12-2pm.
- Sun 20th: MIHO Gastrotruck, Bird Park in North Park on 28th & Thorn, 12-2pm.
- Mon 21st: Eat at Recess, 4840 Eastgate Mall, 12-2pm.
- Tues 22nd. Devilicious, 4000 Ruffin Road, 12-2pm.
Full details are here.
The San Diego Lantern Festival is this weekend and some trucks will be there serving up tasty eats: Devilicious, Asian Persuasion, Food Farm, Mangia Mangia, Super Q, Two for the Road.
Dates & Times for food trucks: Friday, August 26 from 3pm-11pm. Sat & Sun 12pm-11pm.
Location: 4400 El Cajon Blvd
The festival will feature carnival rides and games, the Miss Asia San Diego 2011 pageant, kids’ talent contest, a lantern parade every night, lion dance and martial arts performances, and street performances and live bands.
Five food trucks will be stationed right over the footbridge behind the Town & Country Resort in the parking lot of the Fashion Valley Mall during the National Homebrewers Conference. Sounds like a match made in heaven. The Conference is a fun, educational gathering designed to enhance homebrewers’ brewing skills and knowledge and increase homebrewing camaraderie. (Are you trying to tell me this isn’t just an excuse to get drunk and hang out?)
These food trucks are open to the public, available daily and potentially late into the night.
- Pierogi Truck
- Mangia Mangia Mobile
- Food Farm SD
- Kiko’s Place
- India On Wheels
Location: Avenida Del Rio, right over the footbridge behind the Town & Country Resort and Fashion Valley Mall.
Date: June 16th -18th, 11am-Late Night
Official Event Website
Catch Devilicious, Chop Soo.ey,
SD Street Eats, and Food Farm today at the North Park Farmers’ Market at University and Herman (just W of 32nd St) from 3 to 7 pm. Other food vendors include Cupcakes & Beyond (not sure if they are a truck or not?), Ranchwood Deli BBQ, Masala Kitchen Indian food, Moncai Vegan & Salvadoran Pupusas! Get more details on Facebook here.
BTW, how awesome is the NPFM logo?! Love it.
~OTHER THURSDAY STUFF~
Bitchin Burgers Food Truck will be at Iron Fist Brewing Company from 3-8pm serving up burgers including this weeks around the world burger…”The Baja Burger”.
Mangia Mangia is serving a 5 course prix fixe menu at 57 Degrees wine bar including: Tomato soup With fresh mozzarella, breaded zucchini with a side of marinara, penne vodka sauce or penne pink sauce with mushroom and prosciutt, grilled catch of the day with veggies or grilled pork chops topped with a roasted tomato and herbs puree, and tiramisu for $20 from 6:30-9:30pm.