Dec 23, 2010

Fullerton: Shortstop BBQ, Dos Chinos, Morsel's, Chomp Chomp Nation

Turkey w/ creamed corn and fries from Shortstop BBQ
Tri tip and slaw from Shortstop BBQ
The California veggie burrito from Dos Chinos
Strawberry cream puff from Morsels
Tofu Satay from Chomp Chomp Nation
Chicken Satay
Our evening started at the Carter Bowl where Shortstop said they had turkey available, so I ordered the meat & 2 sides plate for dinner and a cream puff from Morsels Bakery Truck for dessert.

Martin also ordered from Shortstop and picked the tri tip with slaw. Karen tried Dos Chinos' California Veggie burrito.

On our way home, we stopped at Amerige & Harbor Blvd for Chomp Chomp truck for tofu and chicken skewers.
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Costa mesa: Piaggio, Rolling Sushi van

Tilapia Papillot from Piaggio
Empenada & Skirt Steak taco from Piaggio
Spicy tuna chip & Tempura shrimp roll from Rolling Sushi Van
Spicy Tuna Roll
Everyone must be at the mall shopping, on vacation or at Christmas parties. I did not run into any foodie or blogger at lunch.

For lunch, I ordered Piaggio's special, Tilapia Papilliot, steamed in foil with oregano, tomatoes, olive oil. Martin ordered the empenada and I added a steak taco.

We also picked up a spicy tuna roll, a tempura shrimp crunch roll, and spicy tuna chips from Rolling Sushi Van.
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Dec 22, 2010

Irvine: the Lime Truck, BACONMANia, Dos Chinos, Dogzilla hotdogs, Tropical Shave Ice

California cheese steak from The Lime Truck
Chili con carne & bacon from BACONMANia
The Dogzilla
Bolsa taco
Tropical Shave Ice
Finally, back from Vegas! As much as I enjoyed Island Breeze, I missed my OC Food Trucks. The weather let up and we went with Karen to the OC DinAGogo to celebrate the cease rain.

All of us ordered The Lime Truck's California cheesesteak made with pork, mushrooms, provolone & spinach. I also shared the Chili con carne from Baconmania with Karen.

Martin ordered the Dogzilla hotdog,and I also picked up the Bolsa taco from Dos Chinos. For dessert... Tropical shave ice!
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Dec 21, 2010

Las Vegas: Island Breeze (revisited)

Saimen w/ spam
Island fusion wrap
Ahi poke with kim chi
Originally, I wanted to go outlet shopping for a new purse. I'm thinking all of Las Vegas was doing the same as all the parking garages and even the valet was full.

Ok, plan B: Let's chase a food truck. Island Breeze was on MLK at a Costco parking lot.

I ordered their special of the day, which was the saimen (soup noodle) topped with spam & fish cake, and an ahi poke wrap (same as my first time). Martin ordered two ahi poke wraps topped with kim chi, and for dessert we were given Malasadas, a spongy doughnut rolled in granulated sugar.
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Dec 19, 2010

Las Vegas, NV: Island Breeze

Island Breeze trucks, Las Vegas, NV
Ahi Poke tuna island fusion
Spam Musubi
Yes, even on vacation a gourmet truck junkie can't stay away from a food truck. After checking into our hotel, I searched twitter and found Island Breeze about 7 minutes from the Strip. They were located near Circus Circus in an industrial section. They were pulling away when I flagged them down.

I wanted just a snack since I was meeting my parents for dinner in 3 hours. The guys from Island Breeze suggested the Ahi Poke Island wrap, and I also added an order of Spam Musubi. I wish I could have tried more food, but those morsels hit the spot!
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