Niyaz and Jeff at the Register's Food Frenzy blog have posted their list of picks for tomorrow's OC Foodie Fest at the Honda Center in Anaheim, and for the most part, we agree. Since there will be 50 trucks, obviously no single person can try all of them. Here are our choices.
While we love--LOVE--our homegrown trucks like Piaggio on Wheels and Barcelona on the Go, we're looking forward to trying some of the L.A.-only trucks.
Cart For a Cause, featuring Sol Cocina exec chef Deborah Schneider, will be dishing up
$10 $5 meals with drinks and donating the proceeds to charity. Frysmith with its gourmet-topped frites is a must-visit, as is Ahn-Joo, a truck specializing in Korean bar foods. Ta Bom, a Brazilian truck, is on our list, as are Lee's Philly and the Shrimp Guys.
Expect the longest lines at the LudoTruck (because everyone wants to have their picture taken with L.A.'s pop-up enfant terrible, Ludo Lefebvre), the Buttermilk Truck and the "Great Food Truck Race" trucks (Nom Nom Truck, Nana Queens and Crêpes Bonaparte).
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If you are insane enough to try and conquer all of the trucks, you'll need a guide. While Traffic Light Pigeons' list of what's on offer is great, even better is a full-on [though unofficial] checklist, by Twitter user @TheFoodTrucker (and hat tip to Saturday Night Foodies for that link).
Stay tuned Monday for a slideshow and a recap of the event!
OC Foodie Fest at the Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim; www.ocfoodiefest.com. Sat., 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. $15 at the door.