Category archives for: Franchise News

Saint Cloud, MN: How Wild Wille’s Food Truck Connects with Customers Using Social Media

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Minnesotans Deb and Les Wille were looking for an ‘off-season’ opportunity to complement their existing horizontal drilling business. Combining their love of food and motorcycles, they landed on a food truck concept called Wild Wille’s Sandwich Shack.

Atlanta, GA: One Food Truck’s Fight Against Childhood Obesity

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

Buffalo, NY: Meet Big Blue, UB’s first Food Truck

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The 30-foot-long Big Blue food truck, the product of the University at Buffalo’s affiliated Campus Dining and Shops, will begin service at noon before the Bulls’ men’s football game against Duquesne, which kicks off at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in UB Stadium.

Toronto, CAN: King West Eats Comes to an End

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The lot debuted just 3 weeks ago to a buzz that got both food trucks owners and foodies very excited, but a recent opportunity came up to turn the lot into a paid parking lot so it will no longer be offered for lunch time rallies.

Pittsburgh, PA: Family Rolls into Bridgeville with Ice-Cream Truck Dream

Andrew Russell | Trib Total MediaMike Baughman of Upper Saint Clair and owner/operator of Rolling Cones Ice Cream Truck sits for a portrait at Rock Out All Night, or RANT event at Arsenal Park in Lawreceville, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.

Upper St. Clair resident Mike Baughman, along with his wife, Kristen, and young children roll through Bridgeville and nearby areas in their Rolling Cones truck selling Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream.

Huntsville, Al: I Love Bacon’s Josh Patrick – 3 items Huntsville Food Truck Co-Owner Always Keeps in his Home Fridge

I Love Bacon's Josh Patrick. (Matt Wake/mwake@al.com)

I Love Bacon began rolling in mid-April. Patrick and Hill decided on a bacon-themed because it was different than other food truck concepts in this market, it’s Hill’s favorite ingredient

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

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

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 trucks as easy as a tap of a button with TruckItOKC. Delozier said they created the app last year with the help of food truck owners to give them what they wanted in an app.

Washington, DC: Review of Mayur Kabab House Food Truck

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The truck has kababs in three different proteins: chicken, steak, or lamb. They also have lamb or chicken curry, butter chicken, and chicken tikka masala. The meat dishes come with two of four featured vegetables, rice, and naan bread.

Boca Raton, FL: Filet Mignon Sliders and Stuffed Chicken Wings From Sauced Up Food Truck

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A food truck was the perfect answer — especially for Scala, whose degree in political science wasn’t helping him to find full-time work. Since Sauced Up hit the streets, the duo say they’ve been doing well with a menu serving two American staples: burgers and wings.

Laurel, MD: Food Truck Trend Brings Dining Options To Laurel

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Briana Hernandez, 5, of Laurel waits for lunch for herself and her family at Los Pinos. (Staff photo by Jen Rynda, Baltimore Sun Media Group /August 21, 2014)

The mobile vehicles, which emanate a cloud of wood and charcoal smoke and exhaust fumes, create a cocktail in the shape of a huge carbon footprint. Still, loyal followers endure blistering heat and arctic cold in order to get their foodie fix. The fad that began in Los Angeles and spread east has hatched web sites that find and dissect the best of the best.