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Memphis, TN: Pop’s Smokehouse BBQ

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There’s something on the menu for everyone, such as BBQ Nachos with fresh pulled pork, tortilla chips, signature sauce, jalapenos, and a dusting of their very own bbq rub (seasoning) to Pop’s BBQ Parfait which consists of a bbq meal in one cup, along with the all-popular Mesquite Grilled Chicken Wraps with artisan jalapeno mayo!

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

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

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

Birmingham, AL: A New Food Truck, a New Barbecue King, a Chef Leaves; Here’s your Birmingham Food Beat Week in Review

Zoe's Kitchen, the fast-casual Mediterranean-style restaurant chain that was founded in Birmingham, had a big opening day on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. (AP photo/Richard Drew)

Another food truck hit the streets, one of Birmingham’€™s rising-star chefs moved away, and the Alabama tourism folks crowned a new state barbecue king.

Philadelphia, PA: Bonus Weekend Planner – Food Trucks and ‘Mad Men’

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On one side, you can go lax and eat from a truck in the sunshine, on the other, get swanky with Mad Men sipping after the sun sets.

Los Angeles, CA: Tillamook Truck Rolls Into Town With Free Ice Cream

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The Tillamook ice cream truck is in Lakewood today, in Torrance and Redondo Beach and Hawthorne (parked at various Albertsons and Vons locations) over the weekend, and then on Thursday, April 17, it will be heading to Westwood, where the truck will be parked outside of Simplethings.

Nashville, TN: Nashville Food Trucks will Compete at Farmers Market

Retro Sno is one of the participating food trucks in the Market Takeover.
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The events are free, but $50 VIP tickets are available for the marathon viewing party, with brunch catered by Riffs Fine Street Food, two drink tickets and a special seating area.

Charleston, SC: Food Truck Rodeo – Charleston, SC

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Finally, The Food Truck rodeo scene has arrived in Charleston, SC !

New York, NY: Drunkman Chicken & Dumplings from Luckyim Thai

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Overall, we were happy with Drunkman Chicken from Luckyim Thai. There was a LOT of food, and it was good, especially for a new food truck. The dumplings we would call excellent.

Toronto, CAN: New Rules For Toronto Street Vending Leaves Vendors Hopeful Yet Hungry For More Change

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Permits given to trucks will be limited to 125 permits over the next 12 months (there’s currently 27 already claimed) and will be limited to one per person. What will happen to trucks that have two or more trucks?

Melbourne, AUS: Why Melbourne Doesn’t Have a Street-Food Culture (But Really Wants One)

If Melbourne is so open-minded about food, why doesn’t it have a street-food culture? The rise of food trucks, night markets and the phrase ‘hawker food’ on menus shows we’re hungry for it, but there are some deep-seated reasons why it isn’t happening.

If Melbourne is so open-minded about food, why doesn’t it have a street-food culture? The rise of food trucks, night markets and the phrase ‘hawker food’ on menus shows we’re hungry for it, but there are some deep-seated reasons why it isn’t happening.