Get SF Weekly Newsletters

Thursday, March 10, 2011

The Lunch Box at South Park: Rib Whip, 3-Sum Eats Form Mini Food-Truck Pod

Posted By on Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:19 PM

click to enlarge Ryan Scott's 3-Sum Eats truck is making the Ritch Street lot its home base. - JOHN BIRDSALL
  • John Birdsall
  • Ryan Scott's 3-Sum Eats truck is making the Ritch Street lot its home base.

The Rib Whip is getting a roomie. BBQ food-truck owner Ryan Gessel tells SFoodie that, starting Monday, he'll be sharing his SOMA lot with a second food truck, Ryan Scott's 3-Sum Eats. The spot on Ritch Street just below Bryant is getting spiffed up, too. Gessel says he's bringing in three picnic tables to augment existing seating (i.e., a couple of tables pushed together), and yesterday he started advertising free wi-fi for office-cubers eager to check e-mail during lunch. The new shared food-truck space has a name, too: the Lunch Box at South Park.

"We kind of wanted to do that from the get-go," Gessel says, "make it a local spot, do multiple trucks." Scott's 3-Sum Eats will park permanently at the Lunch Box, though the two trucks will maintain a kind of weekday rotation, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.:

Mon.: 3-Sum Eats

Tue.: The Rib Whip

Wed.: Double-Day Wednesday, featuring both trucks

Thu.: Both trucks, or neither (both are at Off the Grid UN Plaza bimonthly); Gessel says he'll try to line up a guest truck for those days

Fri.: The Rib Whip

The appearance by 3-Sum starts this Monday, Mar. 14. And the monthly Friday happy hours, with drinks, that Gessel has been trying to launch? His new plan is for a two-day tailgate party for the Giants home opener, April 8-9. We'll let you know if it comes together.

Follow us on Twitter: @sfoodie, and like us on Facebook. Contact me at John.Birdsall@SFWeekly.com

  • Pin It

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook

Slideshows

  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"