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Mobile, AL: Food truck frenzy entices crowd in support of Mobile Baykeeper (Mike About Town) »

Despite blustery conditions, Cooper Riverside Park was alight with folks of all ages Wednesday night, in support of the Mobile Baykeeper nonprofit environmental organization…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
At a food truck outside Toronto City Hall, Giles Coren, restaurant critic (left), gets an earful from Mayor Rob Ford (who since lost his reelection bid).

Toronto, CAN: Giles Coren’s Culinary Tour of Toronto »

The Times of London’s powerful, acerbic restaurant critic Giles Coren has been touring a handful of North American cities — places he readily admits he knows little about —…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Keith Behney, owner of Sherri's Crab Cakes, Camp Hill, will rent out their kitchen and processing center to other food based companies that only need kitchen space for a short time frame.

Camp Hill, PA: Sherri’s Fun Foods Rents Out Space to Other Companies »

A lot of food businesses discover that finding a kitchen is one of the major obstacles to getting started because it requires getting approval from the health department and keeping…

Nov 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Atlanta, GA: One Food Truck’s Fight Against Childhood Obesity »

Happy Belly serves up healthy, organic, locally-sourced option…

Aug 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Truck It Co-Founders Josh DeLozier, left and Travis Stephens in Oklahoma City, Thursday August 21, 2014. "Truck It" is a new food truck App. to locate food trucks in the metro area. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma, OK: These Okies Want to Help you Find Some Meals on Wheels »

Dozens of food trucks pack the city streets, but what happens to the gourmet eateries on wheels once the night is over? Josh Delozier and Travis Stephens made finding food…

Aug 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Boston, MA: Marquee Food Truck Collaborations on the Horizon »

Starting next week, Stoked Pizza will feature original creations from The Bacon Truck, Fugu, and more.…

Aug 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Fayetteville, AR: Food Truck Goes to the Dogs in Cross-Country Marketing Event »

The samples are free. But the idea is, of course, to sell consumers on new lines of Milo's Kitchen products, Thomas admitted. In January 2013, the company recalled its chicken…

Aug 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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At the Angry Wiener food truck, Paige Endicott signs her name electronically after choosing a tip.

Columbus, OH: Credit-Card Technology Boosts tipping from Customers »

The rise in debit- and credit-card use — at food trucks, at coffee shops, in taxis and elsewhere — is increasingly exposing customers to screens with tipping suggestions, which in…

Aug 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Tuscaloosa, AL: A Bump in the Road »

Like nearly half of Lafayette's burgeoning food truck fleet, Taco Mama folded within months of opening its window.

At the peak of Lafayette’s food truck craze, a full-course meal at a sit-down restaurant could have been consumed in…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Austin, TX: Two Special Food Trucks From Austin Made The “The Daily Meal’s” Best Food Truck List! »

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This truck serves everything from tacos and burritos to Chinese barbeque and Thai food.…

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Novato, CA: Novato Food Truck Customers Help Fight Ebola »

Frantz Felix, owner of the Caribbean Spices food truck, posts a sign for his fundraiser menu item at Off the Grid in Vintage Oaks Shopping Center in Novato on Thursday. Some items were marked up 1, with the money going to fight Ebola. (Alan Dep — Marin Independent Journal)

Nine trucks sell food from 5 to 9 p.m. in Vintage Oaks behind the Old Navy store, a weekly event…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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St. Augustine Beach, FL: Beach Food Truck Trial Period Extended Three Months »

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Even though St. Augustine Beach Commissioners and city residents continue to disagree on the food truck issue, they can agree that change is coming to the community where the vendors are concerned.…

Nov 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fredericton, CAN: Fredericton Restaurants Say Too Many Restrictions When Starting Food Trucks »

In Fredericton, food trucks need a class four license - the same as any restaurant. That means four sinks, hook-ups for water and sewer, and a generator. That’s a lot for a small trailer.
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There was a lot of hoops to jump through to get the trailer to that standard. And I can understand it would be difficult for a lot of new businesses and anyone who wanted to open up a food truck to obtain that license…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Chicago, IL: Chicago Bullies Food Truck Owners »

Laura Pekarik, owner of Cupcakes for Courage, who is suing the city of Chicago over its food truck rules. (Heather Charles, Chicago Tribune)

Pekarik owns Cupcakes for Courage, a mobile cupcake shop that makes stops along the streets of Chicago almost every day. She donates 10 percent of sales to cancer-related charities as a way to honor her sister Kathy, who was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2010 and…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Orlando, FL: Action 9 Investigates Dirty Food Trucks »

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Actions 9 exposes food trucks that keep failing state inspections and could make you sick. The rolling restaurants are widely popular, but WFTV's Todd Ulrich found the state has failed to get some truck owners to clean up their act.…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Perth, AUS: Wheels in Motion for Perth Food Trucks »

The Veggie Patch Van took part in Sydney's food truck pilot program.

The Perth City Council has approved a trial of mobile food trading in the City of Perth, but not in the CBD.…

Nov 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

West Monroe, LA: Mobile Food Vending is No Easy Task »

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That ordinance, which was originally brought up in the spring, was challenged by owners of restaurants, specifically in southern Monroe who were worried about being put out of business.…

Nov 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Calgary, CAN: How the Smartphone is Changing How You Pay for Stuff »

Merchants can turn their smartphones into registers using the Square credit card reader and having customers sign with their finger. (Square)

The path to one wallet, one application on your phone that holds all of your receipts and keeps track of your spending and helps you…

Apr 12 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

The Food Truck Revolution: Now Armed With Point-of-Sale iPads »

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The food truck revolution is in full swing…

Jul 24 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

REVEL SYSTEMS Unveils iPAD POINT-OF-SALE Solution For Food Trucks w/ Twitter Integration »

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A onvenient way for food truck business owners to respond to real-time conditions and attract new customers…

Jul 18 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Sizzlers Food Truck Hits the Street with ISISPOS »

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One unit is already in the streets, testing the gut of hungry customers. …

Feb 14 2012 / No Comment / Read More »

Adelaide The restaurant industry's election manifesto calls for greater regulation of Adelaide's food trucks. Photo: Nat Rogers/InDaily

Adelaide, AUS: Restaurants Push Food Truck Crackdown

Mobile food vans also weren’t subjected to the same regulatory framework as “bricks and mortar” businesses, and this needed to change.…

Nov 13 2013 / Read More »
The Little Big Cheese Co owners Angus Henderson and Angus Kiley at a Fork on the Road event in Light Square. The Adelaide West End Association would like to see similar food truck festival at night. Source: News Limited

Adelaide, AU: Adelaide West End Association Calls for Late Night Food Truck Festivals, Market to Help Diversify CBD’s Night Economy

Adelaide West End Association says Adelaide needs its own version of the Open Sydney plan, which sets night-time targets such as boosting the number of city users over 40 from 6 per cent to 40 per…

Jul 26 2013 / Read More »
Franchise News Like nearly half of Lafayette's burgeoning food truck fleet, Taco Mama folded within months of opening its window.

Tuscaloosa, AL: A Bump in the Road

At the peak of Lafayette’s food truck craze, a full-course meal at a sit-down restaurant could have been consumed in the time spent in some of the lines at the monthly Food Truck Roundup.…

Nov 14 2014 / Read More »
Frantz Felix, owner of the Caribbean Spices food truck, posts a sign for his fundraiser menu item at Off the Grid in Vintage Oaks Shopping Center in Novato on Thursday. Some items were marked up 1, with the money going to fight Ebola. (Alan Dep — Marin Independent Journal)

Novato, CA: Novato Food Truck Customers Help Fight Ebola

Nine trucks sell food from 5 to 9 p.m. in Vintage Oaks behind the Old Navy store, a weekly event coordinated by Off the Grid, a San Francisco-based mobile food event company.…

Nov 14 2014 / Read More »
Equipment News Keith Behney, owner of Sherri's Crab Cakes, Camp Hill, will rent out their kitchen and processing center to other food based companies that only need kitchen space for a short time frame.

Camp Hill, PA: Sherri’s Fun Foods Rents Out Space to Other Companies

A lot of food businesses discover that finding a kitchen is one of the major obstacles to getting started because it requires getting approval from the health department and keeping up on that approval. And since…

Nov 13 2014 / Read More »
Finding a food truck on the streets of Saskatoon just became easier. A website that uses GPS technology to track the trucks just launched.

Saskatoon, CAN: Local Web Company Launches GPS Tracking in Saskatoon Food Trucks

Hungry Saskatoon residents lost downtown searching for their favourite food truck may have just found their lunch-time saviour.…

Aug 1 2014 / Read More »
Truck Builders James and Stephanie Jarrell (above) have launched Rolling Restaurants with business partner Steve Brown. They specialize in custom-fabricated food trucks for all types of customers. / Photos by Reza Marvashti

Spotsylvania County, VA: Food-Truck Trend Sparks Spotsylvania Business

Rolling Restaurants is a partnership between young couple James and Stephanie Jarrell and longtime automotive fabricator Steve Brown.…

Apr 13 2014 / Read More »
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Kansas City, MO: Ready to Get into the Mobile Food Biz – Be Smart Use this Food Truck Profit Estimator

MAG Specialty Vehicles (MSV) is a custom manufacturer specializing in food and promotional trucks and trailers. Our core customers are Fortune 500 companies, marketing firms, and small businesses. …

Sep 7 2013 / Read More »
Owner / Operators A prospective mock-up of what the The Flying Joe’s coffee truck could look like, posted at the shop’s Kickstarter page. The Levis Commons coffee shop is looking to raise $25,000 by Dec. 1 to roll out a coffee truck.

Toledo, OH: Flying Joe Hosting Kickstarter Fundraiser for Coffee Truck

The 7-year-old coffee shop on the southern end of the suburban shopping complex has through Dec. 1 to raise $25,000 for the mobile service, which will bring beverages to customers throughout the metropolitan Toledo area…

Nov 14 2014 / Read More »
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Minneapolis, MN: Food Truck To Twisted Sister – ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ [video]

“I cried. I really did. I was just in shock,” said Kaake, owner of the Twisted Sister House of Hunger food truck.…

Oct 29 2012 / Read More »
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National News: Getting the Right Insurance for Your Food Truck

By Rishi Arora | Progressive Commercial In the past few years, food trucks have gone from a quick, convenient place to get food, to traveling stewards of culinary excellence. That trend has proved to be popular with…

Jun 25 2013 / Read More »
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