Gourmet food fans at the University of California, Riverside will have the chance to sample a wide variety of mobile cuisines as the campus hosts the inaugural UCR Food Truck Festival on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. around the Highlander Union Building
The June festival has been proposed “to showcase the variety of modern food trucks and stimulate a discussion about the potential for job creation in Riverside County
The food truck night will feature 13 food and dessert trucks including some featured on the Food Network channel.
People worry about food trucks, though. Many that oppose lessening regulation say it will bring about more food-borne illnesses. But the food trucks that travel around other counties aren’t the roach coach burrito joints of the ‘80s.
A movement is rolling to get Riverside County to ease its restrictions on food trucks.
We actually really enjoyed the presentation and are going to set up a series of meetings to talk about the possibility of what type of program we can build up,” stated
The Culinary Chameleon’s camouflage system has stumped any attempts to locate the $250,000 truck.
Councilman Chuck Buquet called food trucks “gypsy restaurants.”
“Let’s open our eyes to a new economy. Maybe we’ve been too Draconian.” Hallelujah!