Tonight: Food truck event debuts in Menlo Park

Menlo Park diners will have 10 new choices for eating out tonight (Feb. 19), as Off the Grid holds its first food truck event at the Caltrain station.

The expected vendors are El Sur (Argentine-style empanadas); Me So Hungry (sliders, burgers, fries); Gold Rush Eatery (burgers, barbecue); Sam's ChowderMobile (seafood); The Chairman Truck (Taiwanese baos); The Boneyard (barbecue); Hiyaaa (Asian-fusion sandwiches); The Waffle Roost (chicken and waffles with Southern-style sides); Blendid (organic milkshakes); and Kara's Cupcakes.

The event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Caltrain parking lot near the intersection of Merrill Street and Ravenswood Avenue. Signs will ban parking within that section of the lot from 3:30 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Off the Grid plans to host the food trucks every Wednesday night, with live music, chairs and a portable toilet provided.

Sandy Brundage


Posted by non-resident that shops in MP, a resident of another community
on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:58 am

YAY from a non-resident that loves to shop in MP, the trucks bring me here, I meet up with friends and we shop around town, and many others will do the same. Be happy about it!

Posted by SteveC, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 19, 2014 at 1:17 pm

SteveC is a registered user.

Will be interesting to here comments about the food.

Posted by no meat, a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Feb 19, 2014 at 6:40 pm

Almost no options for vegetarians other than desserts. We can't be the only family in town who doesn't eat meat?

Posted by Guy Fieri's hair dresser, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Feb 19, 2014 at 7:07 pm

We call them "Roach Coaches".

Posted by neighbor, a resident of another community
on Feb 19, 2014 at 7:49 pm

Lots of people turned out. Good music. Good food (need more choices though).

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