Category archives for: Santa Monica

Santa Monica, CA: Food Trucks Limited, Pedicabs Allowed

Food truck lot at the corner of 14th Street and Santa Monica Boulevard.

Editor’s note: This story is part of an ongoing series that tracks the second and final readings of ordinances approved by the City Council. Second readings are held without public comment, although the issues have been discussed, often at length, during prior City Council meetings.

Santa Monica, CA: New Restrictions For Main Street Food Trucks In Santa Monica

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Food trucks patrolling Main Street in the Ocean Park neighborhood will have to be mindful of their time, as the Santa Monica City Council approved at its last Tuesday night meeting an expanded prohibition of late night street vending during certain holidays.

Santa Monica, CA: California Heritage Museum In Santa Monica Launches Tuesday “Food Truck Bazaar”

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The “Food Truck Bazaar” will be held every Tuesday from 5:30 pm through 9:30 pm at 2612 Main Street in Santa Monica.

The California Heritage Museum launched its “Food Truck Bazaar” on Tuesday, which is set to become a weekly community event on Main Street.

Santa Monica, CA: Planning Commissioners Recommend Four Off-Street Food Truck Locations

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Off-street food truck lots could become more common around Santa Monica.

Inexpensive food options for the entire community,” City staff said.

Santa Monica, CA: Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, Food Trucks Could be Here to Stay

A food truck at the Bergamot Station Art Center in Santa Monica | Credit Gary Kavanagh

Proposed regulations head to the City Council for approval.

Santa Monica, CA: Planning Commission to Consider Food Truck Permits

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Change would allow food trucks to gather at designated sites

Santa Monica, CA: Food Truck Urbanism Taking Root At 1401 Santa Monica Blvd.

My favorite food cart in Portland & the only place I have found vegan crepes. Note the flat tires.

I’ve been excited by ”food truck urbanism”

Santa Monica, CA: Food Trucks on Main Street Get a Reprieve—At Least for Now

A food truck at the Bergamot Station Art Center Credit Gary Kavanagh

In a unanimous decision Tuesday night, Council voted to extend the Temporary Use Permit for the Heritage Museum Food Vending Event…

Food Truck Regulation on Santa Monica Radar

The food trucks at Santa Monica's Tuesday night lot operate from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday nights at the Heritage Museum parking lot located at 2612 Main Street.  Photo by Stephanie Salvatore

Santa Monica’s city council has a full plate at its upcoming June 21 meeting, perhaps the largest portion of which deals with the future of food truck regulation in the city.

The Food Truck Revolution

Food truck at a SMMOA event at the Bergamot Station art center. Credit Gary Kavanagh

The long lines and cut throat competition implies many people like the new trucks, but they can also stir up some controversy when competing with business from brick and mortar restaurants.