Food trucks have been one of the hottest topics on the Voice in the past. This post about the Curry Up Now truck from 2009 had 92 comments. I think the arrival of Off the Grid will be less controversial because of where it is. The city announced
Please note that Off the Grid is launching their weekly food event in Burlingame starting Thursday, September 26, from 5 to 9 pm at the Broadway Caltrain Station, Carmelita Ave. at California Drive. This event will add to the diversity of food and dining options in Burlingame. The location is a CalTrain parking lot and did not require any approvals from the City.
So tomorrow kicks off a trend that has been growing for a couple of years now. I may stop by just to see if this Blendid dessert truck that I spotted in front of the Post Office last weekend makes a return visit.
Update: From all appearances, OTG was a huge success on its first night in B'game. Even with the Niners on Thursday night football, the place was packed from early on to well past 7pm when I got there. Lots of locals were chowing down including some foodies I know, and including Ricardo Ortiz and Russ Cohen--no sight of the other 5 Council challengers, but we sort of expected that, right? Two candidates are well connected with the community--the other 5--not so much.
The KoJa Korean-Japanese fusion truck was doing a great biz. I went with Peruvian wraps that were also good. Here's a photo of the buzz