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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Tonight: Off the Grid Upper Haight Wears Green. No, Not That Kind of Green

Posted By on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 3:55 PM

click to enlarge Little Green Cyclo's green all the time. - RED R./YELP
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  • Little Green Cyclo's green all the time.

Everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, right? Especially if you were able to find that forest-green American Apparel hoody this morning behind all those jeans belt-looped to the wall hooks. Even food-truck vendors skew Irish on Mar. 17, no matter what cuisine they take their cue from. Case in point: Tonight's Off the Grid Upper Haight, where the nine vendors slated to sell are each offering a special St. Patty's day dish. SFoodie wasn't able to nail down every vendor, but here are the five we've been able to glean:

Chairman Bao: Guinness-braised pork shoulder on panang-dyed green buns

Hapa SF: Dark chocolate Guinness brownies with Baileys glaze

Senor Sisig: House-made Guinness ice cream (guessing here, based on twitpics and wink-wink tweets)

Little Green Cyclo: Green-tea dipping sauce for the fries and tater tots

CupKates: Guinness cupcakes

See a common thread here? Widgets everywhere heave a sigh of relief on Mar. 18. Oh, and on a serious note, OtG Upper Haight vendor Onigilly is donating 10 percent of tonight's sales to Japan quake relief.

Off the Grid Upper Haight: Stanyan and Waller Streets, 4:30-8:30 p.m.

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