San Diego’s Food Trucks Festival This Weekend

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Can’t get enough of food trucks? Since last year’s article, there have been new discoveries of these gourmet meals on wheels. Now there’s also a directory that lists information about food trucks all over the nation (http://foodtruckdirectory.com/).

This year, for the first time ever, there is a food truck fest coming near you. In collaboration with Boomers, 10 food trucks from Los Angeles (including winner of the Food Network’s show, “The Great Food Truck Race”) and 10 from San Diego will congregate with their mouthwatering offerings at a different Boomers location each day from Friday to Sunday, May 20-22.

Flavors and variety will reign supreme. Scrumptious, specialty tacos, burgers, fries, sandwiches, lobster rolls, rice bowls, teriyakis, curries, ribs, briskets, shaved ice and much more.

The following food trucks will be participating: (subject to last minute change)

From Los Angeles: (in alphabetical order)
1. Ahn Joo
2. FrySmith
3. Grill ‘em All – winner of Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race”
4. Lee’s Philly
5. Lobsta Truck
6. Lomo Arigato
7. Tapa Boy
8. Tropical Shave Ice
9. Vesuvio
10. Vizzi Truck

From San Diego: (in alphabetical order)
1. Chop Sooey
2. Devilicious
3. Food Junkies
4. India on Wheels
5. Kalbi Q
6. Miho Gastrotruck
7. Ms. Patty Melt
8. SD Street Eats
9. Super Q
10. Sweet Treats Truck
11. Tabe BBQ

Locations of Boomers:

Boomers San Diego (Friday, May 20; 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
6999 Clairemont Mesa
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 560-4211

Boomers El Cajon (Saturday, May 21; 4 p.m.-10 p.m.)
1155 Graves Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 593-1155

Boomers Vista (Sunday, May 22; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
1525 West Vista Way
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 945-9474

Admission price is $5 (plus the cost of your own food).  Bring some cash, friends and family, and get ready for some delicious delight! Where else can you get them all in one place? Plan on coming in early – these street tasty treats won’t last very long!

For more information, check out http://foodtrucksandfun.com/

Copyright (c) 2011. Nathalia Aryani.

Nathalia Aryani is a business manager, foreign language translator, lifestyle/travel writer and film columnist. She can be reached at indotransserv@gmail.com. Nathalia owns a movies blog, The MovieMaven (http://themoviemaven.posterous.com).

Nathalia Aryani is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic (rottentomatoes.com/critic/nathalia-aryani). She has a movie blog, The MovieMaven (sdmoviemaven.blogspot.com). Twitter: @the_moviemaven. She can be reached at [email protected].

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