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Gourmet food trucks at Fairgrounds tomorrow

Original post made on Apr 26, 2012

Gourmet Food Trucks will be at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton from 4-8:30 p.m., Saturday, April 28. Enjoy all your favorite food trucks, along with music, wine, beer, bar and indoor/outdoor seating. Visit

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Posted by Spudly
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Apr 26, 2012 at 9:42 am

This event is not worth it due to the cost of parking and admission at the fairgrounds. I went last year and some of the food is ok but the all in cost is not worth it. Find them on the street instead.

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Posted by kim
a resident of Del Prado
on Apr 26, 2012 at 4:19 pm

they had this a few months ago. LOng lines, eating while standing in line. Paid to get in and I asked the girl what I was getting for this $$ I was giving program, list of vendors, menus, nothing. Will pass this time.

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Posted by Informed Resident
a resident of Mohr Park
on Apr 27, 2012 at 10:47 am

Great food! We had a good time with friends trying a wide variety of unique food items. Already confirmed with 8 friends to join us at tommorrow's food truck rally at the Fairgrounds! See you there!!!!

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Posted by jim
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2012 at 12:37 pm

I'd only go if they had the corn dogs and deep fried peanut butter sticks they had at the Tea Party fest from last week.

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Posted by Mobile Gourmet
a resident of Amador Valley High School
on Apr 27, 2012 at 10:34 pm

The value is in the lively atmosphere in a beautiful setting. We have a great new band called acoustic therapy playing everything from hank williams to lady gaga. You can enjoy a glass of beer or wine while dining on some unique food, talking with friends and family, and generally enjoying the beautiful weather. Email for discount coupons

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Posted by Spudly
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Apr 28, 2012 at 10:04 am

Mobile Gourmet - will you provide ample seating this time? There were only a couple of picnic benches before around the band area and basically no place to sit. Please consider this in your overall planning.

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Posted by PW Reader's Husband
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 28, 2012 at 11:54 pm

There were about 10 food trucks and only occasional lines, which moved quickly. The food was delicious!!! Service was good. Our guests bought extra to take home, and we did too. There were about a dozen patio tables with chairs and umbrellas, and quite a few picnic tables. We arrived about 4:45 and got a table, it may have been the last open table, but there were plenty of picnic tables available. Some people put out blankets to picnic, even though tables were available.
In the past, we took photos of the menus and talked about them at the table. This time, the menus were shorter and easier to read, so we walked to different trucks, looked over the menus, and told the others about the type of food. We got our food quickly.
The band played quietly enough that we could talk.
We are hoping they will be back at the fairgrounds or Concannon, but we may start having lunch at Clorox.
Clorox Daily Lunch Weekly @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri until September 1, 2012 Clorox Pleasanton Campus, 4900 Johnson Drive Pleasanton.

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Posted by jim
a resident of another community
on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41 am

In Texas deep fried twinkies are suddenly the rage. As are deep fried tootsie rolls. What about the gormet folks? Yes?

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