More than 25 mobile trucks set up today under Highway 50 at Sixth and X streets for the SactoMoFo 5 mobile food fair. Joshua Lurie-Terrell, an event organizer, said he expected about 6,500 people throughout the day.
In April, the event drew about 8,000 people.
"We're expecting fewer people because of the heat and because of the State Fair going on right now," Lurie-Terrell said.
The mobile food fair brings in trucks from the greater Sacramento region and several from San Francisco, Lurie-Terrell said.
City regulations require that vendors return to their original location for cleaning. That prevents many vendors from attending a two-day event.
"Maybe in three to four years with the regulations getting easier we can have a SactoMoFo that lasts a whole weekend," Lurie-Terrell said.
He also said he hopes the fair can be entirely filled with local Sacramento vendors by that time.
Trucks served food from a variety of regions, from Curry Up Now's Indian curries to Star Ginger's Vietnamese noodles and sandwiches.
"It's disgustingly good," said fair attendee Matt Paixao about The Chairman - a food truck serving pork belly in steamed and baked buns.
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