Category archives for: New Truck News

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 the time spent in some of the lines at the monthly Food Truck Roundup.

New York, NY: NYC Food Truck Lunch – Bao From The Kaya Cart

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They serve bao, which is what Fun Buns NYC serves. That might explain why the Kaya Cart doesn’t venture into Midtown.

Fairfield, CT: Tipsy Cones Ice Cream Food Truck – Alcohol + Ice Cream = Yum

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A new food truck is rolling into Fairfield County and this is some serious scoop!

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

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.

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

Kahului, HI: Maui Fresh Streatery – Turning Japanese

The Uchinanchu Pork is divine. Photo by Vanessa Wolf

Maui Fresh Streatery has got such a good thing going they only open the truck for two hours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and sometimes they don’t even last that long.

Austin, TX: A Singapore Food Truck Star is born

The pot stickers or gyoza was also a hit on that day at the races.

She knows how important it is to re-name the dishes for effect so she dishes out stuff like The Malay (roti prata), The Scholar (fried bee hoon), Golden Nuggets (deep fried Hainan chicken rice, one of her best sellers) and even the Emperor (Laksa). She broke even in one month with her U$30,000 investment in the makan truck.

New York, NY: Shady Dawg

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The dawg itself was good, but with the pulled pork and other toppings, it was excellent. The pulled pork was a little on the sweet side, which we prefer in bbq to a vinegary sauce. The sweetness of the pulled pork worked well with the saltiness of the hot dog.

Melbourne, AUS: Korean Bibimbap Food Truck Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

South Korean born Courtney Kim hopes to raise $12,000 by 20 September.

The first ever Korean bibimbap food truck could soon hit the streets of Melbourne, with a Pozible crowdfunding campaign currently underway.

Oamaru, NZ: NZ welcomes Mobile Cheese Truck

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North Otago cheesemaker Whitestone Cheese is taking to the roads to promote its range of artisan cheeses, conducting tastings from a 1961 Volkswagen Kombi van.

Perth, AUS: Food Truck Trial Considered for Perth

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The City of Perth will next week vote on a proposed food truck trial, which would see up to 10 trucks operating in the city for four months.