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Mobile Pho truck?

What's the chowhound word on the Mobile Pho truck? Millbrae to AT&T Park to the Financial District and over to San Jose State and Concord. From the photo of the truck's signage, it's probably not Vietnamese, and it mentions a homebase at Montogomery and Kearney, which are parallel streets. Is this for real?

http://twitter.com/whatthepho

truck photo from twitter (maybe not the actual truck
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  1. I wish there was a bigger picture, because I can't tell what that writing is. But thanks for the link, Melanie. They need to update more, though. I hope I can catch them if they're ever in the 925 area.

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    1. re: westcoaststyle

      The writing is in Thai. I kind of doubt that's a picture of the actual truck - it looks like a Thai songthaew (pickup truck used as a communal taxi).

      1. re: bigwheel042

        The background umbrellas and vendor scene doesn't look like anything around here that I can think of. You're probably right.

      2. re: westcoaststyle

        I was able to enlarge the picture in my browser using the Zoom In.

      3. I just discovered this guy too! He seems to keep a low profile or just doesn't serve as often as the other carts.

        Did you know seoulonwheels is thinking of making a comeback? http://twitter.com/seoulonwheels

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        1. re: Keesey

          Seoul on Wheels actually had a license to vend. Maybe twitter will make it easier for customers to find 'em, which was a problem, as well as the food being less than amazing.

          Pls do let us know if you hook up with either one.

        2. I would very much like to get a hold of WhatThePho so that I can ask them to participate in an upcoming street food festival. Do you have any contact information for them?

          Hedy Macferran
          Event Director
          The Eat Real Festival
          www.eatrealfest.com

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          1. re: HedyMacferran

            Hedy, good chance this truck is as fake as Britney Spears death on twitter. A lot of things don't add up, as noted above, and there've been no updates for more than a month.

              1. re: Chandavkl

                No authority, just a healthy dose of skepticism.