Category archives for: Vendor News

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.

Kent, OH: Kent State University Rolls out food truck – Higher Education Roundup

Fork in the Road, Kent State University's new food truck, is drawing diners daily at various locations on campus. (Kent State University)

The idea for a food truck came from watching food trends and discussing campus dining options over the years, Rich Roldan, director of Kent State’s Dining Services, said in a news release. Food options on the northwest corner of campus are limited.

Westwood, CA: First Food Truck Lot Opens in Westwood amid Support, Backlash

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“There’s a huge demand for food trucks. The food is good; it’s chef-driven, (and) it’s very fresh,” Fogel said. “I don’t think they can push the genie back in the bottle anymore.”

San Antonio, TX: Food Truck Vendors must Adhere to Fire Safety Standards

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Once a year, food truck vendors like Frank Collazo are required to pass a health inspection and a fire safety inspection.

Sylva, NC: Food Trucks Suddenly the Rage in Jackson County

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Cosmic Carry-out owners Jennifer FitzSimons, left, and Gadson Griffis, right, set up shop outside Innovation Brewing. The food truck carries a 99-percent sanitation grade and grills average American fare, such as burgers, fries and hot dogs. Area interest in food trucks is growing.

Food trucks these days are not your daddy’s “roach coaches” peddling sandwiches, chips and cold drinks to hard-hat-wearing construction workers.

Provo, UT: Mobile Food Trucks in Downtown Provo

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The Council recently discussed possible regulation permitting the use of Mobile Food Trucks in downtown Provo.

Ft. Collins, CO: Food Trucks Serving Lunch at Downtown MAX Station

The Downtown Transit Center, pictured, will host two food trucks throughout the week, serving lunch Tuesday through Friday.
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Old Town residents, workers and visitors will have more lunch options Tuesday through Friday. There will be two food trucks parked at the MAX Downtown Transit Center.

Bucks County, PA: Bucks County Food Truck Wins Best Dessert Vendy Award

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The Vendy’s are the first street food event and competition in the United States

National News: Food Trucks Faced With Fines Choose Alternate Routes

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“If I just had a food truck in New York City, I would be out of business.”

Fairfax County, VA: Food Truck Changes Considered in Fairfax County

Food trucks like this one in Washington, D.C. could be popping up around areas in Fairfax County. Photo by Janelle Germanos.

Food trucks are becoming a popular venue as an alternative to traditional sit-down and fast food restaurants