The idea was to gather LA's food trucks, put them in one place, and turn customers loose in what was to be a parking lot buffet.
The truck operators got the OK from the property's owner, but there's that matter of getting permission from the city of Santa Monica.
"We've been shutdown... The land owner was mistaken on some zoning issues. I'm sorry guys... Stay tuned."
But that doesn't mean the not-so-fancy feast will never happen. Vernez told the Daily Press that city officials are studying whether there's some type of permit for which the vendors could apply.
Steve Taub is the property owner. He said he is "determined" to find a solution.
Organizers said about 1,200 people showed up Monday, the first day of operation. Several people who visited the lot Tuesday left disappointed and hungry.