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Jersey Shore Food Truck Wars this weekend...

Yea, I went last year and it was a disaster. It wasn't just that the trucks ran out of food, it was the lines. Every truck had lines over 100 people deep (I'm not exaggerating.) I estimated easily an hour+ wait to get food – and that’s just from one truck. If you wanted food from more than one truck (either because of multiple people in your party or you just wanted a few things) you were out of luck. As much as I like “foodie” events, no way was I going to wait in those lines for food from **food trucks.**

And to add insult to injury, this is after paying to park and paying admission. (And I didn’t even get to the fact there was nowhere to sit).

Suffice to say, I have no plans to try the event this year.

May 25, 2013
larrycl in New Jersey

Jersey Shore Food Truck Wars

We went as well.... and the lines were soooooo long, we didn't even try waiting on them. And when people say the lines were insane, they weren't exaggerating... lines were 50, 75, 100 people deep.

I mean, I love street food & food trucks as much as the next chow-hounder, but at the end of the day, these are FOOD TRUCKS we're talking about; I wouldn't wait for an hour to try a small hole in the wall no matter how good it was, and I wasn't about to wait an hour in line to try one food truck.

Really a fail of a day, after paying $3 to park and $9 to get in for the three of us, to not even be able to try any of the trucks .... it wasn't the trucks fault; I fault the organizers for over-promoting it (and having the truck rally during a racing event) and not having enough trucks to service the crowds. I would certainly NOT attend if they hold it again next year.

May 27, 2012
larrycl in New Jersey