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  • CNGCARS
    started a topic CNG Get Together Lunch Burbank 11-22-08

    CNG Get Together Lunch Burbank 11-22-08

    OK the LUNCH is set for November 22, 2008 Burbank, CA

    Reasons to Attend:
    Cheap fuel prices Right Now!
    Great Food!
    Great Automotive and Aero Book Store also has diecast cars & planes if your a collector
    Great Weather!

    Hope to see many of you there. We will meet at the Aero Books Store below and head over to Portos for an early Lunch to beat the 12:00 crowds.

    11:30 Early Lunch @ Portos Bakery
    12:30 CNG Meet in The Parking Lot of Aero Books & Book Store

    Author of The Book ROUTE 66 BACKROADS - JIM HINCKLEY
    Will be present, see details below.

    http://www.autobooks-aerobooks.com/d....php?id=000320


    Hi guys, Brian (CAMRYMAN) and I have been talking about getting a group here from CNGCHAT of CNG enthusiasts together for lunch to chat and enjoy some good food on a Saturday. I have got a great spot and hope you guys/gals can make it out and please chime in. I have chosen the location below for two reasons. Food & The Auto Book Store

    1st The food Portos Bakery.
    Great for lunch, mid-morning snack, or to satisfy those medianoche munchies, Porto's house specialties are proven crowd pleasers. Choose from a variety of mouth-watering Latin American sandwiches, hot-from-the-oven meat pies, potato balls, ham croquettes, and more. Then treat yourself to one of Porto's famously sweet pastries.
    http://www.portosbakery.com/lunch.htm
    pics here
    http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/fYrnf...0SNhdnDYv6oxVQ

    And the nearby (walking distance about 80 yards auto book store.

    2) Autobooks was founded in 1951 by Harry Morrow, a well known formula 500 racer and all around car guy. Today they are the oldest and largest automotive bookstore in the US and one of the best Aeronautical stores in the US. Autobooks is a must see destination on every true car nut's list. People come from all over the world to meet like minded folks and find the books, die cast and videos they dream of. JAY LENO also pops in on Saturdays from time to time.
    http://www.autobooks-aerobooks.com/
    pics here
    http://www.autobooks-aerobooks.com/cars.php

    If you wonder just how good the food is, just ask John Mitton I took him to the Glendale location for lunch a while back. He said the Impala was full of crumbs by the time he made it to the next show

    Portos Burbank Location
    3614 W Magnolia Blvd.
    Burbank, CA 91505
    (818) 846-9100
    map it here
    http://tinyurl.com/5ep42r


    Autobooks Aerobooks
    3524 W. Magnolia Blvd.
    Burbank, CA 91505
    Saturday Cruise-In 8am-10am
    818.845.0707
    map it here
    http://tinyurl.com/5bmu36

    Send the wife holiday shopping or out with the girls and come on down!

  • CNGCARS
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    I forgot to take pictures until the end so I did not get any pictures of Jeffs crown vic, or us eating the yummy Portos food.

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  • jetboatjohnny
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    Maybe next time we can all get together out near Riverside. I know a great spot called "Arts Bar and Grille" right off the 91 and University.
    Did anyone take photos?

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  • larrycng
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    Thats OK camryman, you need to get gassed.

    There was 4 from CNG Chat there. Someone else with a GX showed up in the parking lot as we were leaving.

    Thanks Mario setting this up. I nice to meet a couple of people and talk.

    Lets do it again sometime

    Larrycng

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  • camryman
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    Sorry I didn't make it today, I have a good excuse.... Installed My FMQ-2-36 It's up and running. I was finished at Noon, but I live an hour away.
    See you guys next time. I'll post pics

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  • camryman
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    I'll probably be there late, after I get my FMQ-2 36 installed and take pics. Electric is in and working. I only need to hook up the gas.

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  • CNGCARS
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    Last Bump before the early lunch tomorrow

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  • CNGCARS
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    Bump, Its tomorrow 11:30am!

    I will be in my CNG Camry parked over by the book store.
    Lets meet there in the Aero book store parking lot at 11:30am and we can walk over to Portos as a group. I can answer any questions about the food for you Portos newbies before ordering.

    See you there tomorrow in Burbank at Aero Books 11:30am
    DRIVE SAFE!

    Mario

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  • CNGCARS
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    Bump, just a reminder the lunch is this Saturday!

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  • jpulliam1
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    I'm looking forward to seeing everyone Saturday. Soccer games are early, no conflict!! See you there.

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  • CNGCARS
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    Larry,

    Great looking forward to meeting you! Reminder to everyone else the LUNCH Get Together is THIS SATURDAY just 5 Days away!

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  • larrycng
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    Just looking at the menu, the trip should be worth it. Beside I can check out the "kid's" new car and let her fix her "poor ol father" dinner -after the "daddy-dos" (like "honey-do's)

    See you Saturday

    Larrycng

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  • camryman
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    I didn't go to Aero yesterday due to the fires and freeway closures.

    But I drove to work today and the fire aftermath is way worse than what i could have imagined. The 600 mobile homes and about 10 miles of freeway burned on both sides. Looks like a war zone on the 210 freeway.

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  • CNGCARS
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    Yes I scheduled our lunch for the 22nd because there won't be ANY parking for us on the 15th as the parking lot will be full of porchses

    Hope to see many of you on the 22nd.

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  • camryman
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    I'll try and make it the 22nd. I may just stop by this Saturday 11/15 as I know the author signing books.

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