Sept 19: Great Texas Food Truck Rally

The second annual “The Great Texas Food Truck Rally” benefitting Executives In Action will take place September 19 from 2-10 PM.

New and larger venue this year, greater parking options and more food trucks! There will be live music, a beer garden sponsored by The Nodding Donkey and 20+ food trucks!

Munch on a multiplicity of cuisines at the second annual The Great Texas Food Truck Rally, taking place at the lawn of Reunion Tower. Enjoy downtown views while listening to live music and enjoy a wide array of cuisine

 
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Sept 11-25: Califia West Coast Food Truck Tour


Free Califia products at the following stops: (scroll below for tweets from Califia and the participating food trucks)

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June 7: San Jose, SubZERO Festival 2013

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Stage view during The Bangerz+SJ Taiko performance at the 3rd Annual SubZERO Festival. Photo: © Brian Eder, 2010.

–>South FIRST FRIDAYS presents the 6th Annual SubZERO Festival

Focused on emerging and present subcultures thriving in our region, SubZERO is a diy, artistically bent, hi/lo-techno mashup where street meets geek. Come downtown on June 7th to San Jose’s SoFA District from 6pm ’til midnight for an inspired evening of arts & culture. In addition to the South FIRST FRIDAYS monthly art walk you’ll find outdoor stages of entertainment plus artists, performers & musicians celebrating the indie creative spirit!

FRIDAY JUNE 7, 2013 from 6pm-midnight
SoFA district in downtown San Jose
(on South First Street between San Carlos & Reed Streets)
Be sure to follow @subzerofestival on Twitter and find us on Facebook to keep up with the latest news as the festival approaches.

Food Trucks scheduled:

  • Banjara Bistro
  • Barefoot Coffee
  • Cheese Bandits
  • Eat On Monday
  • MoBowl
  • MoGo BBQ
  • O Mi Ninja
  • Quick Dog
  • Soulnese
  • Twisted Chill

Stop 2: The Lime Truck is in Salt Lake City

We were in Fullerton  for the “Too Fat, Too Furious” food gathering, when I asked my friends if they’d consider driving to Salt Lake City with me to support the Lime Truck for the Great Food Truck Race. Hey, It was only a 10 hour drive! Unfortunately my friends declined, so I tossed a change of clothes, my dog Lulu, and headed out with Martin.

We stopped at Cedar City, UT around 3 am, spent the night at a Comfort Inn (very nice hotel!) and made it to Salt Lake City at 2:30pm the next day.

The Lime Truck was at the Petsmart Super Pet Adoption and had a fantastic VEGAN & VEGETARIAN menu (yes, as in no meat!).  When we got to the truck, Jason first laughed at seeing us, and they laughed at his meatless menu.   He said they only had $100 to work with on this challenge.

I heard other trucks were running out of food…. not solely because their food was great, but because they didn’t have much to start with.  I’m guessing they had to run out and get more food to make, while The Lime Truck was able to stretch their money using vegetarian food.

We didn’t get to spend much time at SLC.  After ordering our food, we went to visit the Temple, and turned around… back toward the OC.


Driving from the OC to Salt Lake City: 10 hrs, 55 min.
Helping the Lime Truck … Priceless!


 

Driving the I-15 and seeing snow on the base of the mountains…
Brrr!! We left So Cal. whch was 89 degrees!

The Lime Truck from the OC
(ahem, Salt Lake City Tribune.. we are NOT LA)



Daniel taking orders from hungry Salt Lake City foodies
while Jason is entertaining the camera



Maitake Mushroom Cheesesteak Taco
Carmalized onions & peppers in a cheesesteak sauce



Honey BBQ Lettuce Wrap
Mushroom and sauteed veggies with tortilla strips



Fesanjoon Tofu
Pomegranate Walnut stew & cilantro, carmelized over tofu

 

Mac n Cheese with panko bread crumbs and morell mushrooms



Passionfruit Limeaid



Vegan chili
Tomatoes, soy beans, tortilla strips



 




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