Category archives for: Start-Ups

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.
Emily Baron Cadloff/Global News

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

Houston, TX: A Houston Food Truck Where Everything is Made from Skratch


The truck is the brainchild of Carlos and his partner Paul Hill. After 20-plus years in the restaurant business, the pair found themselves with a little extra time on their hands. And a truckload of ideas.

Phoenix, AZ: Starbucks Takes Food Trucks for a Test Drive

Starbucks goes mobile.

A new offering from the coffee giant.

Annapolis, MD: Food truck Operator Attempts to Gain Foothold in Annapolis

From left: Dana Robinson, FNU Hanny and John Talman pose next to Talman's CrabTown Curbs truck near the Annapolis Maritime Museum during a recent fundraiser.

A food truck allows him to practice and perfect recipes on the fly — crab cake sliders, blackened Caesar shrimp salads, spicy seafood chicken wings. His 144-square-foot kitchen is nearly identical to those found in brick and mortar restaurants.

Bakersfield, CA: New Food Truck to Set Up Shop at Baker’ Field


Joseph Rugo soon will be operating a food truck at Baker’s Field, the selectmen agreed Tuesday.

Denver, CO: Food Truckin’ – Introducing Meatball


The menu is simple: two sliders for $7 or a sandwich for $8 ($7.75 for the meatless options). There are 6 options to choose from including the classic beef meatball with house tomato sauce, shaved parmesan and basil.

Providence, RI: New Food Truck Alert – Citizen Wing


Citizen Wing opened for business just this month with an array of gourmet chicken wings available for order. The selection includes staples like Southern BBQ, variations on classic flavors like Rosemary Hot (buffalo), and newfangled creations like Habanero Cilantro.

Detroit, MI: Ann Arbor Restaurateur Sava Lelcaj to Grow Brand with New Venture

savco's newest space on Boardwalk Dr., shown April 22, will house a small market, offices, and a commercial kitchen. Brianne Bowen | The Ann Arbor News

Ann Arbor restaurateur Sava Lelcaj is ready to take on her newest venture, five months after she opened a Spanish tapas restaurant downtown.

Marquette, MI: Taco Truck Grabs Grant Jump Start

A line forms outside the food truck parked in the University BP parking lot Tuesday during the lunch hour. (Journal photos by Jackie Stark)

Dia de los Tacos was the only grant recipient not to receive the full $10,000 amount because part of its grant application requested money for food, which was not allowed under the program.

New York, NY: Street Eats – Spicy Shrimp Banh Mi from the Paris Sandwich Truck

(credit: NYSF)

Taking the sandwich out of the wrapper, it was still warm on the bottom. When we bit into it, the warm shrimp contrasted nicely with the cool, crisp veggies – pickled carrots, cucumbers and daikon. There was also several stalks of fresh cilantro in the banh mi.