off the grid 2

It took us a couple weeks, but we finally made our way to “Off the Grid” — the latest in fantastic foodie attractions to enter the city limits. Though Wednesday night’s weather had turned somewhat sour by the time we arrived at the crossroads of Shattuck and Rose, that certainly didn’t stop the Clog from waiting in line for the cornucopia of noms that the various vendors had to offer.

Other than the unexpected cold front, our greatest misfortune was having too few stomachs to sample everything. That being said, we can absolutely vouch for Liba Falafel; $8 per regular-sized sandwich might sound like a lot until you start piling your pita with ridiculous amounts of free toppings — and did we mention read more »


cupcakeThe Gourmet Ghetto will once again be host to what promises to be a devastatingly effective campaign against our bank accounts. Today and every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the space that normally accommodates the farmer’s market on Shattuck and Rose will take in another occupant: Off the Grid.

A bunch of street vendors gathered into one place, Off the Grid was founded about a year ago and has vendors at six different places in San Francisco. The Berkeley location will feature about eight to ten trucks, with sellers switching every few weeks and regular newcomers.

There will be a wide spectrum of vendors, ranging from Cupkates to the Taco Guys. This Kate is most welcome, as Berkeley clearly doesn’t have enough cupcakeries (if there is such a thing).

More local food trucks join Berkeley’s first Off The Grid [Berkeleyside]
Off The Grid to launch street food event in Berkeley [Berkeleyside]
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