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.
Two for the Road’s cool retro blue-checkered truck serves up tasty “Mobile American Comfort Food” like kicked-up corn dogs, New England Lobster Rolls, Miami Mojito Chicken Sandwiches, and Seattle Salmon Burgers. The owners were kind enough to take the time to answer a few questions about why they opened a truck and their food philosophies exclusively for SDFT!
1. What are your names?
Lisa Orchow, Roberto Luciani and Austin Booker
2. When did you open for business as a San Diego food truck?
We opened in March of this 2011.
3. What did you do before you had the food truck? What’s your background?
I was in the travel industry and Roberto was an executive chef in Las Vegas. Austin is our son who just graduated high school and is working with us everyday.
4. Why did you start a food truck?