Events, Food Trucks

The 2012 Resurgence Conference Food Truck Lineup

The Resurgence Conference

Food Smackdown Arranges Top OC Food Trucks for The 2012 Resugence Conference at Mariners Church in Irvine – Oct 9-10 Food Smackdown has arranged a gourmet food truck lineup for The 2012 Resurgence Conference at Mariner’s Church in Irvine on Oct 9-10! Over two thousand people are expected to attend to listen to some of…


Food Smackdown's Where Women Cook Magazine Photo Shoot

Where Women Cook Magazine Photo Shoot - Food Smackdown and Lime Truck

Food Smackdown will be featured in the June 2012 issue of Where Women Cook Magazine. The feature will appear in the “THE MEN WE CRAVE” section and include Food Smackdown’s CEO/Founder Steve Carlson along with The Lime Truck’s CEO/Visionary Daniel Shemtob (Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race Season 2 Winner). The photo shoot took…

Food Trucks

Barcelona Onthego - Irvine California

Barcelona Onthego USDA Prime Top Sirloin and Fries with Chimichurri

Barcelona Onthego (On the go) is a new mobile food truck concept that offers delicious Spanish cuisine in Orange County California. Barcelona Onthego combines wholesome, traditional Spanish recipes with modern cooking techniques. Barcelona Onthego uses the finest local products to bring their customers the highest quality and flavors. As a result, the menu items are…

Food Trucks

Seabirds Food Truck - Irvine California

Seabirds Truck Beer Battered Avocado Taco

Seabirds Truck is a vegan food truck that focuses on organic products and supporting local growers and farms (such as Orange County Produce, Tanaka Farms and South Coast Farms). Seabirds is passionate about using the finest, locally grown, sustainable, organic, artisan, whole-food ingredients available. Several of the products are also gluten and/or soy free such…


The Counter - Irvine California

The Counter Old School Burger

After a very impressive visit to The Counter in Newport Beach we decided to try the Irvine location. This time we ordered it to-go. And our experience was equally outstanding! The Counter offers some of the best burgers in Orange County we’ve had! The Counter in Irvine opened in November 2007 and was the first…

Food Trucks, Sandwiches

The Lime Truck - Orange County California

The Lime Truck Food Truck Yum Yum Lamb Sandwich

Continuing on our food truck journey this month it led us to an amazing food truck in Orange County California called The Lime Truck (from the Food Networks “Great Food Race”). The Lime Truck was founded by Executive Chef Jason Quinn and CEO/Visionary Daniel Shemtob. The Lime Truck delivers amazingly fresh food made from high…


The Veggie Grill - Wings - Irvine California

The Veggie Grill Irvine California Vegan Buffalo Wings

When we first visited The Veggie Grill we reviewed the Vegan Cheeseburger (and it was delicious!). During our visit we noticed a sign near the cash register for vegan Buffalo wings. The wings were a new item and weren’t even on the menu yet. Meatless Buffalo wings you say? Hmmmm…This we had to try!! The…


The Veggie Grill - Burger - Irvine California

The Veggie Grill VG-Cheeseburger

When we heard about the vegan burgers at a place called The Veggie Grill we were quite skeptical as our general experience with vegan burgers (and vegetarian burgers) was typically disappointment in taste and texture (falling short of a real burger). So why would we try The Veggie Grill and potentially sacrifice taste on yet…


Houston's - Irvine California

Houston's California Burger Irvine California

While searching for the best burgers in Orange County we had heard great things about the burgers at a restaurant in Irvine called Houston’s. While the food was not cheap, the romantic setting, attentive and friendly service and excellent upscale burger made it worth the cost. The California Burger we ordered was one of the…