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Vietnamese Tasting Menu with the Mandoline Grill Food Truck

  • Apr 11, 2010 · 1:00 PM
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Please note that we will meet at our designated truck location near downtown. It is curbside eating with no tables and chairs. You are welcome to bring a lawn chair for comfort, but please note none will be provided. As you all know, 2009 has been the Year of the Food Truck, but in 2010, the proliferation of new Food Trucks coming aboard is still going strong and for today's event, we will be checking out one of the newest kids on the block, the
Mandoline Grill Food Truck. Owned and operated by Mong Skillman, her goal is to incorporate Vietnamese foods that are both traditional and vegan into the menu. The flavor and family history is passed down through her mother’s tasty recipes, who also owns and operates Sông Hương restaurant in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Click here to read an interview with Mong about her inspiration for starting her truck and her feelings about the menu. For just
$15/$16, our tasting menu is going to include:


  • Chả giò - crispy spring rolls (vegan) served w/ herbs, lettuce wrap and traditional Vietnamese dipping sauce or vegan sauce

  • Chicken Curry with Baguette

  • 4" Lemongrass Tofu (Vegan) Bánh Mì

  • 4" Grilled Beef Bánh Mì

  • 4" Grilled Pork Bánh Mì

  • Grilled Pork Bún (Rice Noodles) served with traditional Vietnamese dipping sauce


Beverages can be purchased separately. $1.50 for drinks/water and $2.50 for Vietnamese iced coffee. This will definitely be a great opportunity to taste some really good food and you won't even have to chase this food truck down in order to partake. Now how convenient is that? So let's check out one of LA's newest addition to the food truck scene and bond over banh mi, rice noodles and chicken curry. Yum!

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    A former member

    The chicken curry with the squash was amazing!! I got full after the third dish and took the other three home. That'll be my lunch for work.

    April 12, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wonderful. Loved it. Food was great and the people who attended were very pleasant. Recommend this group and this food truck highly. Thanks Abby!

    April 11, 2010

  • Abby

    The food was really good, especially the bread for their banh mi sandwiches, which was crusty and golden. I enjoyed the curry and while I would have liked it to be a little spicier, it had a nice sweetness to it that I liked. Overall, a truck worth chasing.

    April 11, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ohhhh it was sooooo good. I want to go back there soon. Thank you Abby.

    April 11, 2010

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