Our monthly review explores the city's food trucks gatherings, one at a time, breaking down each one with statistics, descriptions of the scene, and vital info to help you plan a trip there.
|Peace, love, and groovin' grub in the Upper Haight|
Location: At Stanyan and Waller in Upper Haight
Schedule: Thursdays 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Market Info Website: Upper Haight OTG Facebook
Approximate Number of Trucks: 10-13
Parking/Public Transit: Street parking or the Muini N, 71, 43, or any one of many routes that stop near Haight near Golden Gate Park
Music: Live music; check out full schedule
Restrooms: Public restrooms by the entrance to the park
Seating: Folding chairs
Best for: Warming up and refueling after wandering through Golden Gate Park, or fueling up for NightLife at the Academy of Sciences
Other notes: A mix of tourists, locals, and nearby residents.
Arriving at the Upper Haight edition of Off the Grid, I am reminded how much the venue and clients affect the feel of a food truck rally. Everyone focuses so much on which trucks will be at a venue when planning a visit that they forget the impact that the space itself has on the experience.
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