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Austin, TX: Kelis Food Truck @ SXSW brought to you by Roaming Hunger & Ninja Tune

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Heading out to Austin and looking for a quick, FREE bite? Singer/Songwriter and popstar, KELIS, will be serving hungry festivalgoers from her very own food truck during music week at SXSW, March 13th-14.

National News: How Twitter Accounts are the New Food Truck

Feeling like opening a business? Start with a bunch of small bets and invest in the winners. Alex Tsamouras provides customers with a jumbo lump crab sandwich on the Feelin’ Crabby food truck. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Here’s a look at five ideas that could impact the way we live, work and play.

National News: Real-Time GPS Positions Help Business

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These food trucks are mobile restaurants cooking up anything a person can imagine, and doing so with fresh ingredients at reasonable prices

New York, NY: Brian Webb of Hey Joe! Filipino Street Food on a Filipino Food Trend and Maharlika Filipino Moderno in NYC

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Local Breakfast: Pork "The Meat Shop" Meatballs, Chili Acre farms egg, Local bun, banana catsup

Call it “Pork Blood Stew” and people might not be so inclined to give it a try. Especially not off a food truck.

Durango, CO: Food Vendors Keep Truckin’

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The food cart movement that is popular in large cities throughout the West is showing up in force throughout the Four Corners.

Grand Junction, CO: Making it in the Modern Food Biz

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The modern operation has utilized modern forms of marketing to help them succeed, “Social media and our website, people can go on there and check the menu, find out where our locations are going to be. Got to use it if your going to be in this business.”

Boston, MA: Finding Food Truck Stops

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Food truck schedules are subject to change, so be sure to double-check before heading out. Twitter is often the best way to do this. The Street Food App (www.streetfoodapp.com/boston) is another useful tool.

Perth, AU: Van Go – Perth’s New Mobile Food Trend

Karina White relaxes in front of a Miss Tartufo gelato truck. Picture: Richard Hatherly

The City of Perth is already on track to revise its policies. Earlier this year it invited public submissions on a proposal to allow mobile food vendors into the city.

Kansas City, MO: Social Media, Foodies Drive KC Food Trucks’ Success

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Brandon Simpson, owner of Jazzy B's, started his food truck three years ago. But since forming Kansas City Food Truck Association in January, he and other owners are seeing tremendous growth. He said he loves the ability to take his unique flavors to different areas of Kansas City, and says for that reason, he's hesitant to open a brick-and-mortar location. Try his cinnamon fries or "Armadilla Eggs" — which aren't what they seem.

Food trucks are a bit trendy right now, so we’re hoping it will make for a fun and light atmosphere

Farmington, CT: Food Carts Pop Up in Farmington Area

JoJo Gomez serves her husband Joseph Gomez and daughter Bob Gomez at the Red Solo Cup in Flora Vista on Friday, June 7, 2013. (Jon Austria/The Daily Times)

It’s a quarter-pound beef hot dog lying on a bed of fries, smothered in nacho cheese.