Google has a food truck ... well, sort of


One of the most talked-about perks of working for Google is the free food. And now the tech giant is offering free food to the rest of us.

Google has a food truck, with free food.

To celebrate the launch of Google Photos, the company’s online photo storage and sharing app, Google launched a food truck. The catch? You have to pay with a photo.

The Google Photos food truck is scheduled to roll into Los Angeles on Friday, with ice cream sandwiches from Coolhaus.


If you want to score a free ice cream sandwich, have one of the truck employees give you a search term. It could be “flower,” “dog,” “beach,” etc. Then find a photo featuring that term in your phone’s gallery within 20 seconds.

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Watch the video above for more details.

The truck will be outside the Starbucks on Melrose Avenue at Stanley Avenue in the Fairfax neighborhood from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., then make a stop at the Brig on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice from 6 to 9 p.m.

On Saturday you can catch the truck outside Amoeba Records on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., then across from the Shore Hotel on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica from 6 to 9 p.m.




An earlier version of this post said the truck will be at the Shore Hotel. The truck will be parked across from the hotel.


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