Category archives for: Marketing & Promo

Omaha, NE: Coming in August – A Piccolo Pete’s Food Truck

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One of Omaha’s oldest old-school steakhouses is taking a turn for the decidedly modern: Piccolo Pete’s is starting a food truck.

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

By Nick Breedlove
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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.

Edmonton, CAN: S’wich Food Truck Hits the Mark with Hand-Crafted Bread, Cured Meats and Condiments

Chef Lex Boldireff makes all his own bread for sandwiches on S'wich food truck.

I sampled one of his mortadella sandwich at a recent What the Truck?! event, and could not believe the taste and texture of the mortadella, which was gloriously studded with pistachios. Make sure and indulge in an artisanal ice cream sandwich if you’ve got room for dessert.

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.
(Photo: Erin Hull/The Coloradoan )

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.

Washington, DC: Sweet! D.C. Ranks Among America’s ‘Best Dessert Trucks’

The Twisted Sisters cupcake truck outside of The Loft store at the Peninula town center during their LOFT Opening Day Event on July 21, 2012 in Hampton, Virginia. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for LOFT)

Food trucks are widely becoming a way for chefs to express themselves in an innovative way

San Francisco, CA: Hella Vegan Eats to Bring Creative, Delicious Vegan Fare to Phono del Sol

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What can be said about Phono del Sol 2014 food truck Hella Vegan Eats that isn’t better demonstrated by the fact that, over the past year, they’ve garnered Best of the Bay accolades from both the Weekly and the Guardian?

Novato, CA: For Marin’s Food Truck Customers, Shorter Lines Might be on the Menu

A crowd of dinners flock to food trucks selling gourmet fare on the first night of what will be a weekly event in the parking lot at Vintage Oaks in Novato on Thursday. (Scott Manchester — Marin Independent Journal)

If you’re tired of waiting in long lines at food trucks, a new state regulation might have just made the wait shorter.

Jacksonville, FL: Jacksonville Food Truck – Backstreets Catering Food Truck

Chicken on the rotisserie

I fell in love with the rotisserie on the back of my trailer as soon as I saw it, and from that time I envisioned it as a barbeque pit. It called my name and said “you’ve got to do this!” I love grilling and smoking. I’ve always loved barbecue, and when I finished with the Tex-Mex restaurant, I found myself freed up to pursue this and other ideas.

Fayetteville, AR: Shulertown Market Food Truck Court is Filling Beers from the Bottom Up

A customizable, flat magnet seals the cup after it’s lifted from the tap.

They say there is more than one way to skin a cat, and while that might be true, actually skinning a cat seems like a terrible idea, and is something that will probably land you in jail.

Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas – Trucks Gather for the Foodie Fest this Weekend on the Strip

Orange County's Tornado Potato food truck, seen here at the 2013 Foodie Fest, is returning to Las Vegas this weekend for the Foodie Fest. (SARVIC Studios)

Forget counting calories when more than 50 food trucks gather along the Las Vegas Strip for a veritable festival of overindulgence this weekend.