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Friday, February 4, 2011

Monday: JapaCurry Takes a Detour through SOMA

Posted By on Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 4:28 PM

click to enlarge The Rib Whip truck, in its lot at 246 Ritch in SOMA. - JOHN BIRDSALL
  • John Birdsall
  • The Rib Whip truck, in its lot at 246 Ritch in SOMA.

With all the drama swirling around JapaCurry this week, the food has sort of been lost. But you can check out Jay Hamada's take on katsu and other curries Monday in SOMA, in what should be less charged surroundings, when JapaCurry makes a guest appearance with The Rib Whip BBQ truck on tiny Ritch Street. The Rib Whip's Ryan Gessel says Monday's a trial balloon of sorts, seeing how the neighborhood takes to the occasional food truck jamboree. Gessel's next move: A first Friday multitruck food pod in his lot on Ritch, starting at happy hour, and with actual beer. "We're going to give it a go," says Gessel, who has his eye on March 4 as a kickoff date. Meanwhile, let's hope Alison Rowe doesn't, uh, coincidentally find she needs to park her car in SOMA on Monday.

JapaCurry with The Rib Whip

When: Mon., Feb. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., or until the food runs out

Where: 246 Ritch (at Bryant)

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