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sqroot3 Oct 30, 2010 07:05 PM

hey everyone,

i'm having a hard time trying to find a listing of the around UCLA. only criterion is within walking distance of UCLA. I know kogi drops by the new ronald reagan med center on some weekday evenings, and [what i think is] a run-of-the-mill truck parks in the maintenance lot near structure 8/ronald reagan close to 7 am on weekdays...

any help in compiling a list would be appreciated!

  1. J.L. Oct 30, 2010 07:19 PM

    Is Sawtelle walkable for you? 'Cuz there's a ton of trucks parked there every night of the week.

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      bulavinaka Oct 30, 2010 10:18 PM

      +1 on Sawtelle, but the local brick & mortars do just about everything within their power to hassle the trucks. They call parking enforcement, the health dept, etc. We tried to sit down and enjoy some food from those trucks, and as soon as we pulled apart and sat down on some stools provided by one of the trucks, a lady came out and told the truck owner that providing seating to his customers was illegal. Regardless of how illegal it was, like in other foot-traffic areas, the trucks are not receiving a warm welcome.

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      TOgirl Nov 2, 2010 11:54 AM

      Shrimp Pimp is on Glendon south of Wilshire almost every Tuesday for lunch.

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        JBC Nov 2, 2010 12:51 PM

        Your solution is easy, just click the like button on:

        http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Food...

        There are usually 2-3 food trucks at UCLA ~ Mon-Fri.

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          jjw Nov 2, 2010 12:54 PM

          http://www.today.ucla.edu/portal/ut/t...

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          sqroot3 Nov 5, 2010 10:57 AM

          thank you, everyone! this is very helpful.

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