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A food truck inspired by the falafel bars of Amsterdam, topped with a California twist.;


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Liba, San Francisco, CA

Liba Restaurant Review

: While Mediterranean foods appear on carts on practically every street corner in New York City, Gail Lillian’s falafel truck Liba is something unique for the Bay Area. An idea born from a visit to Amsterdam, where falafel is quite popular, her “falasophy” is as green as tabbouleh. She wants simply to use the abundance of organic products at her disposal in the region, biofuel for her truck and compostables for her plates and flatware. A colorful falafel bar set-up allows customers their own access to top their falafel the way they like (rarely an option elsewhere) using homemade and unconventional ingredients such as red beets with lemon and thyme, rosemary peanuts, red cabbage with black sesame seeds and tomato-ginger chutney. Add organic greens to a falafel bowl for one of the most well balanced lunches available on wheels. Liba means love and romance in multiple languages, something Lillian has reflected with the girlie décor of her truck and the simple quality of her food.

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