August 2012 - 50 Food Truck Dates
Monthly Archives: August 2012

Food Truck Boy #3: The Philosopher

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“Hey girl, picture me lying in bed, all romantically philosophizing life.” Name: Matt aka The Philosopher Matt’s Life Story in Five Sentences or Less: Raised conservative. Left the woods to explore the world. Worked in nuclear operations, and ended up in San Francisco studying philosophy. A Few Deets: Matt is an extrovert, but would rather stay in than go out, and his favorite band is Led Zeppelin. (RAMBLIN ONNNN). I chose Matt for a food ... read more

30th August 2012

Smokin’ Warehouse Food Truck

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On my somewhat lackluster date with The Smile that Wooed TSA, I mentioned that we settled on the Smokin’ Warehouse food truck that was parked for dinner service that night at SoMa Streat Food Park in San Francisco. Smokin’ Warehouse started in a commercial warehouse in Bayview that slow-smokes and slow-cooks barbecue meats in their “secret oven.” They now also operate a food truck and are most known for their ... read more

24th August 2012

Food Truck Date #2: Keep on Truckin’

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For Food Truck Date #2 with the Smile that Wooed TSA, we set it up using a new dating site that launched in the Bay Area called How About We. People post date ideas such as, “How about we… go on a food truck date?” and interested parties respond. It’s a fun way to just cut to the chase on meeting someone for a date that appeals to both your ... read more

24th August 2012

SF Street Food Fest Opening Night Market

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Last Friday, I had the immense pleasure of attending the opening party for San Francisco Street Food Fest – Night Market with more than 25 street food vendors, adult beverages and live music. It was one of the BEST parties I’ve been to, and I was stoked to support La Cocina’s cause to provide assistance to low-income and immigrant entrepreneurs who are trying to start a food business. La Cocina ... read more

21st August 2012

Food Truck Boy #2: The Smile That Wooed TSA

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Name: Ian aka The Smile That Wooed TSA Ian’s Life Story in Five Sentences or Less: Born in Washington D.C., raised in Miami, lived throughout Europe and Asia in my yesteryears and now happily reside in SF – food truck capital of the world? A Few Deets: Ian’s favorite food is Bucatini carbonara (humina humina whaaa?), he’d prefer Little Spoon over Big Spoon (whatever you say, Ian!) and would really ... read more

17th August 2012

Let’s Eat Grill Stop Food Truck

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On Date #1 with Reincarnated Fish, we visited SoMa Streat Food Park to find the perfect food truck for our date. It was my first time hitting up the fairly new food truck pod in San Francisco, which boasts flat screens for watching games, alcohol, and a rotating variety of food trucks on a weekly basis. It’s a pretty sweet spot! Totally odd location, since it’s in a bit of ... read more

17th August 2012

Food Truck Date #1: Broken Fish-Taco-Baby Dreams

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When setting up Food Truck Date #1, I was really feeling the pressure for it to be purrrfect. After all, it was my first, and I wanted to set the tone for this project of mine. It’s my Type A personality – perfection, perfection, perfection. I lined a nice little date up with Reincarnated Fish – a taco date! Ain’t no date like a taco date. We were going to ... read more

15th August 2012

Food Truck Boy #1: The Reincarnated Fish

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Name: Edward aka The Reincarnated Fish Edward’s Life Story in 5 Sentences or Less: I was born and raised in New York. I love the beach, swimming, boats, skiing – hell let’s just throw in a good steam sauna, and then I can say that basically I love water in any of its forms. I’m probably a reincarnated fish. I am an entrepreneur and just moved to SF from the ... read more

10th August 2012

Food Truck Date #1 is Almost Live…

I’m feverishly working to schedule my first batch of dates. Send ‘em over, Rover! (And by “em” I mean muscles and braun. Anyone can apply via that handy little Date Jeanna link up above, or email me the goods). Right now my goal is to have my first Food Truck Date next week, and the post up the week after! Rock and rollll. In the meantime, family, friends, followers and creepos – ... read more

3rd August 2012