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Oakland Barb Aug 22, 2006 04:16 PM

At least that's what I think it's called.
I passed this little street cafe at the top of Univerity and Oxford (on the north side) the other day and it looked very busy. Anyone know about it, or have I just missed all the information?
What's the best thing to try, if anything?

  1. Robert Lauriston Aug 22, 2006 04:24 PM

    You mean the trailer in the paint store parking lot?

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      Oakland Barb Aug 22, 2006 04:44 PM

      yes- the trailer!

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      cornypuff Aug 22, 2006 05:01 PM

      The Brazilian trailer is known for their tri-tip served with chimichurri sauce, and their smoothies (mango/ginseng and acai).

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        Agent 510 Aug 22, 2006 07:03 PM

        The sandwiches are great, especially the tri-tip as mentioned above (the sauce is actually cilantro-garlic and it is delicious) and the vegetarians (the "Carnaval" and "Lambada")

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          coolbean98 Aug 22, 2006 07:08 PM

          Ooh yeah, the sandwiches are giant and made with homemade bread - I particularly like that they use fresh ingredients like corn or hearts of palm.

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          chocolatetartguy Aug 22, 2006 07:17 PM

          I wasn't that impressed, but my nephew and I did have a very refreshing ginko-biloba? energy drink there. I know a lot of people won't agree but I found the relentless music irritating. I liked the falafel place that preceded it a lot better. They had the best, garlicky sauces and pickles.

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