Liba Falafel

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Food Truck Bite of the Week: Four Great Food Trucks for Vegetarians

    Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. A few weeks ago, I met up with some friends at the Fort Mason Off the Grid. At this and other food truck rallies, my brain is wired to beeline it to the meaty goodies: pork belly burg ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 9, 2013
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    January 2, 2013

    Five Things I Learned Eating at Food Trucks Every Week in 2012

    Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. Kicking off a new year of food truckin' merits a quick look back at what eating at more than twenty mobile vendors has taught me. My exploration of the food truck scene has yielded mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Off the Grid Returns to Front & Vallejo

    In its continuing quest to take over the world (not that we mind), Off the Grid has re-opened its lunchtime market near Levi's Plaza after a five-month hiatus. We stopped by the food truck gathering at Vallejo and Front to check out the scene and get some grub. There were five trucks in all, and aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Food Truck Bite of the Week: Liba Feels Like the Salad Days

    Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: Liba Falafel The Cuisine: Cal-Mediterranean Specialty Items: Falafel sandwiches and salads; the condiment bar Worth the Wait in Line? At peak lunchtime, it was a total 12 m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Starting Today, Off The Grid Takes Over Second and Folsom for Lunch

    Courtesy of Bacon BaconBacon Bacon serves lunch today in Soma.​Starting today, Off the Grid is bringing lunch to Second and Folsom Streets every weekday for the next four or five months.Two food trucks will be parked in front of 303 Second Street, an office-retail space currently undergoing re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    New SFoodie Editor Out to Lunch

    ​Hi. I'm the new SFoodie Editor. I should probably use this post to introduce myself, but Jonathan Kauffman, who has the desk next to mine in this spacious office overlooking Alcatraz, already did that. Or maybe I should use this post to deliver my food manifesto. But I put the manifesto down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Food Trucks Slinging Healthy for Mission High

    Nextcourse​Second Annual Veggie Fiesta Where: Mission High School parking lot, Dolores Street between 17th and 18th Streets When: Sat., May 14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: Food items individually priced; a portion of food sales goes to Mission High's nutrition education program The rundown: Susta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Off the Grid Returns After Holiday Break

    John BirdsallIt's baaaack.​Almost a week after the ball dropped on New Year's Eve, things are just about back to normal. The tree's no more than a few dry needles lurking in the carpet, photo cards have been recycled, and Off the Grid is poised to return to the streets of San Francisco. OTG's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    New Legislation Would Make It Easier to Sell Street Food in San Francisco

    Thomas R./YelpThe Liba Falafel truck parks on private property in Potrero Hill.​San Francisco is poised to streamline its rules for mobile food vending, making it easier ― and cheaper ― for street food vendors to operate on both public and private property. A Planning Commission hearing to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Changes In Proximity, Fees Likely for Emeryville Street-Food Vendors

    carlos a./YelpThe Seoul on Wheels truck attracts a lunch crowd on Emeryville's Hollis Street.​The head of the task force looking at changes to Emeryville's mobile vending rules says she's confident street-food vendors and restaurant will be able to agree on a set of recommendations it can pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Is Emeryville Poised to Kill Its Street-Food Scene?

    Laurel H./YelpLiba Falafel and Seoul on Wheels in a typical lunchtime scene in Emeryville.​The East Bay city of Emeryville has been a particularly bright spot in the Bay Area's emerging street-food scene. While San Francisco is a maze of payouts and regulations across multiple agencies, Emeryv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Thousands Throng the Mission for 2010 SF Street Food Festival

    Chris MacArthur/SF WeeklySaturday's SF Street Food Festival featured some 40 vendors and the foodies who love them.​If you were anywhere near the mission Saturday, chances are you were sucked in, vortexlike, to the SF Street Food Festival. Some 40 vendors took part in this year's second annual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Whole Foods Potrero Hill Wants Regular Street-Food Offerings

    Tamara Palmer​Whole Foods held an Around the World Bistro Dinner on Aug. 18, a fundraiser for SF Street Food Festival organizers La Cocina. Besides showcasing the cooking of three La Cocina-supported vendors who will sell at the festival (Nigerian food from Chiefo's Kitchen, Mexican from El Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Will Liba Falafel Supply Whole Foods' Next Street-Food Products?

    Luis ChongOwner Gail Lillian peers out from the Liba Falafel truck. Lillian is talking with Whole Foods about developing street-inspired retail products.​Looks like the Magic Curry Kart line of sauces is only the beginning of Whole Foods' foray into street-food product marketing. Mobile vendor ... More >>

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