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Wocester, MA: Worcester Public Schools’ Nutritional Focus Transitions from Summer Food Truck to School Cafeteria

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In Worcester, where 74 percent of public school children are eligible for free or reduced priced meals, there were 42 distribution sites (31 of them open and 11 requiring pre-registration), including the city’s main library in Salem Square and at branches. The food truck stopped at more than a dozen of those sites Monday through Saturday.

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.

Nashville, TN: Bites Names a Winner to Help Judge the Nashville Street Food Awards

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Nashville’s food truck community is growing stronger all the time and there are eight new trucks participating this year for a total of 35 trucks

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.

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.

National News: 7 Reasons We Love Food Trucks

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These gourmet meals on wheels offer unique and creative cuisine options that range from new spins on old favourites to healthier gastronomic delights.

Las Vegas, NV: With Mochiko Chicken, Food Truck Owners Trade Wheels for Roots

From the top: and assortment of sauces, the Ohana combo, Mochiko Bowl, Hawaiian Hen House Bowl and lychee lemonade. | Photo by Jon Estrada

Mochiko is a small, quick-casual spot near Decatur Boulevard and Sahara Avenue, with counter service.

Stockton, CA: Feeding Frenzy – When Food Trucks Gather in Stockton, the Menu is International

Vera Fishman eats an empanada, while husband Alex Fishman looks on at the Food Truck Frenzy event outside of the Stockton Arena in downtown Stockton. Clifford Oto/The Record

Stockton’s food truck scene has become so varied that when an entire fleet is on the scene, it’s an international flavor fest.

Washington, DC: D.C.’s Floating Food Truck – Nauti Foods Feeds Potomac Traffic

Tammar Berger and Ari Fingeroth are the owners of Nauti Foods -- D.C.'s first food boat. The business launched July 26. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)

With hundreds of food trucks roaming the streets — and what seems like a new restaurant popping up each week — D.C. pedestrians have no shortage of food options should hunger suddenly strike. Now, those on the water have a place to grab a bite to eat.

Toronto, CAN: Toronto’s New Food Truck Alley Aspires to be a Permanent Hub

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Tacos from one of the food trucks that gathered at Nathan Phillips Square in April when Toronto city council met to discuss the fate of mobile food vendors. The new food alley hopes to offer late-night dining.

Beginning Wednesday, a food truck alliance is banding together to form Food Truck Alley, Toronto’s first hub of kitchens-on-wheels at Queen St. E. and Jarvis St.