Aug 19, 2011

Friday night: La Mirada/Norwalk DineNDash at Lowes

LaMiradaDDaGG


NEW TRUCK LOCATION! @LaMiradaDDaGG on Friday Nights from 5:30-10:00pm. Located right off the 5 freeway, near the OC and LA border.

Location: Lowes Home Improvement
14873 Carmenita, Norwalk, CA 90650 


Aug 19-21: Inland Empire Auto Show (free ticket!)

The Inland Empire Auto Show (IEAS), presented by the Ontario Auto Center, one of Southern California’s premier auto shows, has announced that Gourmet Food Trucks, LLC will supply a fleet of several popular specialty food trucks for the 2011 IEAS, running August 19-21, 2011, at the Ontario Convention Center. Each truck will be showcasing its own unique menu, including tacos, hotdogs, home-cooked favorites, french fries, shrimp po-boys, salads and more! Food truck vending is catching on in a major way across America as proprietors are now offering a wider variety of cuisines expertly prepared and served in a convenient, on-the-go style.

About the Inland Empire Auto Show
The Inland Empire Auto Show (IEAS), presented by the Ontario Auto Center, is San Bernardino and Riverside Counties’ largest auto show and will be held August 19-21, 2011. The show is produced by the Ontario Convention Center, On the Edge Productions and DRIVEN Media Communications. Show hours are Friday from Noon to 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online, and cost $10 for adults (13 years and over). Seniors, military and children (7-12 years of age) are $5.00. Children under the age of six are free with a paid adult. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit the official IEAS website at www.IEAutoShow.com, or get real-time news and announcements from the Inland Empire Auto Show on Facebook and Twitter.

Click here and print a FREE ADMISSION TICKET to the I/E show

Trucks scheduled to appear August 19-21 IEAS weekend:


For more information, go to http://gourmetfoodtrk.com/

Flavorful Fridays for lunch in Irvine

New Lunch Stop Every Friday from 11:30a-2p at 1962 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine with resident trucks the Lime truck, Piaggio on wheels, Spudrunners, Seabirds truck, Dos chinos, Slapfish plus 3 more... including a dessert truck.


Check  #FlavorfulFrida​ys on twitter

Aug 18-19: Food Truck Fest in Los Alamitos & Fullerton (benefits Make*a*Wish)

Aug 18, 2011

Aug 27, OC Foodie Fest is back in Anaheim - get your tickets!

The Fest

General Admission: 12pm-6:00PM
V.I.P. and Early Entry: 10:00AM

Ticket Details:
Click here for tickets
General Admission
Price: Adult – $12.00 | Child Under 12 – $ 6.00
Children 3 & under are FREE with paid admission.

Bring the Family & Save | Family 4 Pack
Price: $30 (you save 20%)
2 Adults + 2 Child (Under 12) Tickets

Includes:
• Access to 150 gourmet food trucks and restaurants
• Entertainment from 6 Local OC Bands, & DJ Performances
• Local Shopping Vendors
• Kid’s Entertainment Area
• Classic Car Show
• Bud Light Beer & Wine Garden
• Free Packaged Snack Samples

Early Admission (limited amount available)
Price: Adult – $25.00 | Child Under 12 – $ 10.00
Children 3 & under are FREE with paid admission

Includes All The Above, PLUS:
• Exclusive early event entry
• Exclusive VIP gate Entry
• Free OC Foodie Fest T-shirt
• Free OC Foodie fest tote bag

VIP Admission (limited amount available)
Price: Adult – $75.00 | Child Under 12 – $ 10.00
Children 3 & under are FREE with paid admission.

Includes All The Above, PLUS:
• Limited to 500 guests
• Exclusive early event entry
• Exclusive VIP gate Entry
• Exclusive VIP beer & wine bar
• Fully tented V.I.P area with preferred view of the entertainment stage
• Free catered buffet
• Free snack bar
• Free bottled Fiji water
• Gift bag stuffed with free goodies





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Feast Your Eyes...


AhnJooLA - Korean Snack Bar
BACON MANia - Anything and Everything Bacon Obsessed
Bakery Truck – Cream Puffs, Cupcakes and Cookies Oh My!
Barbie’s Q - Down Home Blues and BBQ
Bool BBQ - Korean BBQ Tacos & Pastels
The Burnt Truck - Not Your Average Gourmet Sliders
Cheeseball Wagon - World Famous Cheddar Cheeseballs & Sliders
Chef Joe Youkhan’s Tasting Spoon - Rustic Italian Street Food
Chomp Chomp Nation - Singapore American Gourmet Delights
Chunk-n-Chip Cookies - BOO-Yah! Artisan Ice Cream Sandwiches
Clancy’s Clubhouse - Food, Spirits & Sports!
Crepe’n Around - French-inspired Crepes at Street-inspired Prices
Da Munch Box - A Comfort Food Mash Up
Del’s Lemonade – Frozen Lemonade Fresh from Rhode Island
Dippin Dots - The Ice Cream of the Future
Dogzilla Hot Dogs – Not your Typical Weiner
Dosa Truck - South Indian Street Food with a California Twist
Dumpling Station - Mouth-Watering Dumplings
Flavor Rush Truck - Rotating Menu Full of Flavor
Flippin Pizza - An old-school, ‘I’m from Brooklyn and you’re not’ pizza
Flying Pig - Asian & Pacific Rim Flavors with a French Technique
Front Porch Pops - A Modern Twist on an Old Favorite
Georges Greek CafĂ© - The Best Greek Food in LA
Global Soul - Soulful Eats Inspired by California
Great Balls on Tires - Interesting and Flavorful Balls. Meatballs That Is.
Home Skillet Truck - The Modern American Kitchen
Kabob’N Roll - Mediterranean Kabobs Straight from Egypt
Kona Ice Beach Cities - Shaved Ice Focused on Kid-Friendly Fun
The Lime Truck - California Beach Cuisine
Lobsta Truck - Mouth-watering Lobsta Rolls
Longboard’s Ice Cream - Delicious Ice Cream Bars
Maui Wowi - Hawaiian Coffee and Smoothies
Me So Hungry - Seasonal Gourmet Street Food with a Monster Punch!
Meet & Potatoes - Giant East Coast Favorite Sandwiches
Mustache Mike’s Italian Ice - 120 Flavors of Smooth and Creamy Treats
My Kabob Express - Mexi-Terranean Fusion Flair
Naan Stop – Homestyle Indian Food with a Street Twist
No Tomatoes - Indian-style Street Fare “Desi” Style with (you guessed it) NO Tomatoes
OC Food Truck - Variety of the Cuisine of O.C.
OG Tempura - Everything Tempura
Oh For Sweets Sake - Cupcakery and Bakery
Organic Oasis - Organic Snacks & Smoothies
Panfiniti - Fresh Paninis and Beyond
Papa Murphy’s - Take ‘N Bake Revolutionary Pizza
Pogi Boy Truck - Modern Filipino Cuisine
Poutine Truck - Traditional Canadian Comfort Food – French Fries, Cheese & Gravy
Ranchan Ramen - Japanese Street Food
Rancho A Go Go - Low and Slow BBQ
Refresh Truck - A Splash of Pacific Rim
Rolling Sushi Van - Awesome Sushi on an Awesome Van
Seabirds Truck - O.C.’s Original Veggie Truck
Slammin Sliders – Mini Sliders that are Ridiculously Delicious
SlapFish - Classic & Sustainable American Seafood
Slice Truck - Fresh Ingredients, Fresh Pizza
Spudrunners - Gourmet Fry Truck
Suite 106 Cupcakery - Winners of Season 3 Cupcake Wars Battle of the Champs!
Super Mex - Best Mexican Food North of the Border
Ta Bom Truck - Brazilian Taste on a Truck
Tapa Boy - Filipino Food on Filipino Time
Temaki Truck - Only the Freshest Sushi Handrolls
The Boba Truck - Delicious Boba
The Dimsum Truck - Traditional Savory & Sweet Dim Sum
The FLIP Truck - Really REALLY Good Sliders
The Yummy One - Korean & Asian Cuisine
Top Class Pizza & Eatery - Family Italian Recipes with Fresh Ingredients
My Tornado Potato - The King of Fries on a Stick
Twist Burgers - Quality Burgers Twisted with Flavor
Uncle Lau’s Island BBQ - A Taste of Hawaii
Valentino’s Pizza - Delicious Thin Crust Pizza
Vchos Truck - Gourmet Central American Style Tapas
Vizzi Truck - Visionary Cuisine from California to Oregon to the Philipines
Waffles De Liege - So Cal’s First Gourmet Waffle Truck
White Rabbit Truck - The Original Filipino Fusion Truck

Rowland Heights: Truck Norris

I've been wanting to try Truck Norris for the longest time, and finally got my hands on their Notorious R.I.B. and Sesame Chicken at Rowland Heights. 


Sesame Chicken

Notorious R.I.B.

Wed Nite: Food Trucks at Rowland Heights

Aug 17, 2011

Cerritos: Great Balls On Tire


The Ciao Bella made with veal, pork, pancetta marinera, shaved parmesan, fresh basil

Aug 20: Del Mar Food Truck Festival


Map of the festival
Pack your appetite on Saturday, August 20, as Del Mar hosts the largest Food Truck Festival that San Diego has ever seen! It's the first annual Del Mar Gourmet Food Truck Festival. You'll have an opportunity to sample a treasure trove of delicious and eclectic foods from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. served up by Southern California's top food truck chefs.
Some of the Gourmet Food Trucks in attendance:
Bacon Mania - Bacon inspired items. http://twitter.com/#%21/BACONMANia

Bitchin Burgers- Quality Organic Burgers. http://twitter.com/bitchinburgers
 
Brats Berlin- Traditional Bratwursts. http://twitter.com/#!/BratsBerlin

Chopsooey- Asian Inspired Barbecue. http://twitter.com/#!/choptruck

Corner Cupcakes- Gourmet Specialty Cupcakes. http://twitter.com/#!/CornerCupcakes

Crepes Bonaparte- French Gourmet Crepes.  http://twitter.com/#!/crepesbonaparte

Devilicious- Gourmet Street Food.    http://twitter.com/#!/deviliciousfood

Dogtown Dogs- Specialty Hot Dogs. http://twitter.com/#!/dogtowndog

Flippin Pizza- Specialty Custom Pizza. http://twitter.com/#!/flippinpizzaca

Food Farm SD- Local. Organic. Street Food. http://twitter.com/#!/foodfarmsd

Georgers Greek Cafe- Traditional Greek Cuisine. http://twitter.com/#!/GeorgesGreek

Great Balls on Tires- Gourmet slider-balls. http://twitter.com/#!/Greatballsot

Kabob N Roll- Mediterranean Cuisine. http://twitter.com/#!/kabobnroll

Kalbi-Q- Asian Inspired Food. http://twitter.com/#!/Kalbiq

Lobsta Truck- Lobster Inspired Food. http://twitter.com/#!/lobstatruck

Lomo Arigato- Peruvian Inspired Food. http://twitter.com/#!/lomoarigato

Longboard's Ice Cream- Delicious Desserts. http://twitter.com/#!/followthevan

Slap Yo Mama- Soul Food. http://twitter.com/#!/Slapyomamatruck

Super- Q's- All American Barbecue. http://twitter.com/#!/superqfoodtruck

Sweet Treats Truck- Wide-Range of Desserts. http://twitter.com/#!/sdsweettreats

Tapa Boy- Filipino Breakfast.  http://twitter.com/#!/tapaboyla

The Flip Truck- Different Kinds of Sliders. http://twitter.com/#!/thefliptruck

The Gathering Spot- Assorted Gourmet Food. http://twitter.com/#!/tgsbistrotruck

The Sweets Truck- Desserts from Southern California. http://twitter.com/#!/TheSweetsTruck

Two for the Road- American Comfort Food. http://twitter.com/#!/TwofortheroadSD

Waffles De Liege- Authentic Liege Waffles. http://twitter.com/#!/wafflesdeliege

New food gathering in El Monte starting Sept 16

@TipTopTruckStop
El Monte! Zoom up to starting September 16th. Enjoy your favorite Gourmet Food Trucks in a L.A. lot in the City of El Monte

Aug 27: Sierra Madre Food Truck Rally

Aug 16, 2011

Wed Nite: Food Trucks at Loara High School in Anaheim

Wednesday, August 17 at Loara High School
1765 West Cerritos Avenue
Anaheim, California 92804
5:30-9:00pm


Mentioned in this Tweet

  • Seabirds Truck
    Location: orange county, california
    We're an Organic Vegan Food Truck from Orange County using local produce and top quality, organic ingredients. Gluten-free & Raw Options!
  • The OC Food Truck
    Location: Anaheim, CA
    We are The OC Food Truck. We serve a frenzy of delicious sandwiches and burgers.
  • Calbi BBQ
    Location: iPhone: 0.000000,0.000000
    Beef, Pork, Chicken or Shrimp?
  • RaginCajun On Wheels
    Location: Los Angeles
    As seen on Season 1 of The Great Food Truck Race on Food Network, Stephen Domingue hit the streets of LA debuting his Gourmet Cajun food truck.
  • Brats Berlin
    Location: OC + LA
    German bratwurst truck serving OC & LA, designed to be reminiscent of East Side Gallery in Berlin. Currently featuring art by local street artist Evolve.
  • Pogi Boy Truck
    Location: Orange County
    OC's first Filipino Modern Food Truck! We're the newest and hippest Filipino fusion food truck to hit the food truck scene.
  • Mustache Mike's TK ·
    Location: Orange County, CA
    Mustache Mike's Italian Ice Truck

Aug 15, 2011

Did you get your Lime Truck "Get Glue" sticker?

Aug 16: Garden Grove, Food trucks at L-Con




Time
Tuesday, August 16 · 7:00pm - 11:30pm

Location
L-Con
13851 A Better Way Unit 11D
Garden Grove, CA

Created By

More Info
OCs Finest Food Trucks x TAB Tuesday x L*Con
Location : L*Con Race Car Fabrication & Engineering
13851 A Better Way Unit 11D
Garden Grove, CA
Date and Time : August 16th 7pm - 11:00pm
Who : If You Can Drive It, Ride It ... THEN BRING IT!!!!

Food Trucks Attending : More to be updated
-Dos Chinos
-CA Grill Truck
-Waffle de Liege
-Pogi Boy
-DogZilla
-Ranchan Ramen
-Chomp Chomp
-Refresh Truck
-Panfinity Truck

Irvine: Barcelona On The Go


Barcelona on the Go

For brunch: Egg and chorizo taco

Potato with sun dried tomatoes and artichoke fritatta
Crispy Shrimp and Carnitas tacos
Sirloin steak with chimichurri sauce

Spanish sausage sandwich

Great Food Truck Race 2: Season Premiere watch party

On August 14, 2011, The Lime Truck and the Seabirds Truck held a watch party at the SoCo Collection in Costa Mesa, CA.  Supporters of both trucks turned out for food and to watch the premiere of the Food Network's "Great Food Truck Race2".

The Lime Truck had a special menu which had to be preordered /prepaid.  In addition, both trucks were serving a full menu and drinks.

Congratulations to both The Lime Truck and Seabirds Truck for participating in this year's race.... and good luck!  Orange County is rooting for you!

The Lime Truck will be at this location from Tuesday to Sundays from 11:00 am -9:00 pm until September. 

The SoCo Collection is located at
3313 Hyland Ave
Costa Mesa, CA

Fans socializing outside while waiting for food from the Lime Truck and Seabirds

The interior decorated for The Lime Truck






The special "taste" menu for the Premiere

Lobster bacon deviled eggs

Stewed apricot with fennel, pistacio, ricotta

Iberico ham with confit tomatoes

Shrimp & Avocado ceviche with testones

Goat cheese with hatch chili risotto and lamb loin

The Seabirds Truck
The menu for Seabirds Truck

Garlic & Lemon Asparagus from Seabirds

Crispy Fried Rice from Seabirds

Sweet potato fries from Seabirds

the crowd during a commercial break (photo courtesy of Seabirds)

Jason (left) and Daniel at the GFTR2 Watch Party