Category archives for: Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ: Starbucks Takes Food Trucks for a Test Drive

Starbucks goes mobile.

A new offering from the coffee giant.

Phoenix, AZ: Food Trucks – Good Route to Opening A Restaurant?

Tim and MaryBeth Scanlon, shown with 10-month-old daughter Stella, debuted their Pizza People food truck in 2011 and then opened a Phoenix restaurant of the same name in September.

For aspiring restaurateurs, food trucks can serve as a marketing tool, a revenue generator, or both

Phoenix, AZ: Food Truck Feature – Emerson Fry Bread

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The Daisy came with a side of chips and salsa, and I’ll have to admit that while the salsa was tasty, it also packed a punch. I was definitely sweating.

Phoenix, AZ: Pizza People Food Truck Opening Permanent Location in Central Phoenix

Laura Hahnefeld

The restaurant will make the workload on the truck easier,” says MaryBeth Scanlon, who co-owns Pizza People with her husband, Tim. “Plus, now we can serve beer — because what goes better with pizza than beer?

Phoenix, AZ: Not a Single Phoenix Food Truck Made the Cut for the Daily Meal’s List of Best Food Trucks in America . . . Again. What Gives?

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Not even Short Leash Hot Dogs made the list

The first one to come to mind would be Short Leash Hot Dogs. It achieved the impossible — every food truck owner’s dream — and made the leap from mobile to mortar for goodness sakes! It’s been featured nationally on television and in print, which is one of the criteria the Daily Meal says it looked at.

Phoenix, AZ: Stone Bread Pizza Hits the Valley Food Truck Scene

Saffron Jak

Made with ingredients like pork belly bacon from The Meat Shop, uncured pepperoni from California-based Zoe’s Meats, and the Khademi’s signature turkey sausage, look for pizzas from Saffron Jak to include the J-Mex with roasted corn, squash, black beans, purple potato, and cotija cheese; the Super Greeky featuring olives, cherry tomatoes, pepperocinis, Medjool dates, and feta; and a creation called the Chicken and Waffle House with housemade fried chicken, maple bacon, country gravy, and mozzarella.

Phoenix, AZ: New Gourmet Hot Dog Food Truck (Frank) Hits the Streets in October

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Guests can opt to customize their own frank as well, starting with a natural all-beef, Polish sausage, brat, chicken sausage, or veggie dog, wrapped in a brioche or pretzel bun, and with a choice of sauce and toppings.

Phoenix, AZ: New Locally Focused Food Truck, The Roasted Shallot, Getting Ready to Hit the Streets

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Spicy and tangy steak salad with fresh corn pico.

The Roasted Shallot will offer dishes from seasonal menus that may include an Asian-inspired vegetable stir-fry, Argentinian steak street tacos, and the Ultimate B.L.A.T., a sandwich made with local applewood-smoked bacon, bacon jam, avocado, mixed greens, and tomato on toasted sourdough. For sides, think offerings such as a pickled and fried mix of cauliflower and chickpeas.

Phoenix, AZ: Storm Damage Delays Gilbert Food Truck Food Court Expansion Until Next Week

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Looks like the expansion of the Gilbert Food Truck Food Court to three days per week is on hold until next week.

Phoenix, AZ: Food-Trruck Operators Seek Fewer Curbs on Parking

Kara Burns picks up her Latin American fare from Joe Alarcon at Aji Mobile Foods in Phoenix.
photos by Michael Schennum/The Republic

The food-truck industry in metro Phoenix has captured the attention of Mayor Greg Stanton, who said, “They’re a lot of fun and very creative. They add vibrancy and zest to the community. … I enjoy their food.”