Bring your appetite for tasty and unique taste treats when the Food Truck Festival rolls into downtown, Aug. 26-27, at the corner of Fourth and E streets.
The 4:30 to 10 p.m. outdoor festival will feature popular Southland food trucks and beverage vendors, as well as free entertainment, including stand up comedy and music acts.
Four food businesses will be serving up a wide variety of specialty menu items for everyone to enjoy. Vendors include Stella Pierre’s Gourmet Grub, Jogasaki Sushi Burrito, Lobsta Truck, and The Mighty Boba Truck.
Stella Pierre’s, which appeared at the St. Patrick’s Festival in March, serves up foot-long specialty hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches, homemade side dishes and desserts, including chocolate covered bacon.
Never had a sushi burrito before? Well, here’s your chance when Jogasaki Sushi Burrito puts together delicious sushi roll ingredients all wrapped up in a flour tortilla or soy paper for a jumbo size sushi roll.
Delicious Taiwanese cuisine is the specialty of The Mighty Boba Truck, including mouth-watering meat and vegetarian entrees, and made to order, shaken not stirred tapioca teas, made with or without boba.
The Lobsta Truck, which also was at the St. Patrick’s Day Festival, returns with its fresh lobster and crab rolls, New England style clam chowder, Cape Cod chips, desserts and specialty drinks.
The Food Truck Festival is part of the four-day Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival, Aug. 25-28, at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts, which features more than 20 internationally known comedians.
Eleven star-studded shows, including Snoop Dogg Presents The Bad Girls of Comedy, Tommy Chong’s Comedy at 420, Rita Rudner’s Four Potential Ex-Husbands show, are scheduled.
Other stand up stars include Jay Mohr, Willie Barcena, Anthony Clark, Steve Trevino, Melanie Comarcho, Ian Bagg, Monique Marvez, David Gee, Allan Stephan, and many others. The Showtime Networks will film all 11 programs. This is the fourth LOL Comedy Festival and the second consecutive summer that the event has been filmed in San Bernardino’s California Theatre.
The 2011 LOL Comedy Festival is being filmed and produced by LOL Comedy Inc., and Payaso Productions in association with the California Theatre Of The Performing Arts and the City of San Bernardino Economic Development Agency.
Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com or the theater box office at (909) 885-5152. Admission is $25 for single shows, with VIP Gold Circle admission of $40. Single day admission is $63. The LOL Comedy Festival Package for all four days of performances is $140.