Category archives for: Connecticut

Wallingford, CT: Wallingford’s Student-Run Food Truck Opens in Spring

The new Lyman Hall food truck is now at the high school in Wallingfordl, Dec. 17, 2013. The truck is being painted and fixed up for the culinary arts students at Lyman Hall. | Christopher Zajac / Record-Journal

The truck will be run by student chefs from Lyman Hall and Sheehan high schools. The bus and equipment was purchased with a $39,900 state grant.

Danbury, CT: Cook Passes on Restaurant, Opts for Vending Cart

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The key components for the vending business is knowing the health regulations, knowing your own limitations and understanding your market

Fairfield, CT: Taco Loco Brings Its Food To Fairfield, In A Truck

Andrew Mercado and chef Juan Suarez at Fairfield's newest food truck, courtesy of the Bridgeport restaurant Taco Loco. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith

Food trucks are not a new phenomenon, but operator of the Taco Loco truck Andrew Mercado wants to help cultivate the culture in Fairfield.

Hamden, CT: Hamden Town Center Park Keeps on Truckin’ – Fall Food Truck Festival TODAY

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We wanted an event to celebrate the end of a very successful season. As we are developing the Town Center of Hamden, not just the Park, it’s important to have frequent activity, and that smaller but more frequent activity is desirable to give the place life.

North Brandford, CT: Mark Your Calendars – Smith Library Fall Fest Is Set!

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Save Wednesday, Oct. 23 for a day of fun at the Smith Library with food, costumes, birds of prey and more!

Madison, CT: Selectmen Eye Food Trucks in Madison, Attraction or Detraction?

Rich Messier of Madison has opened his High Tide Gourmet food truck in downtown Madison, serving among other items a scrumptious lobster roll. Louise and Todd Gould of Madison left and MaryLou Keenan of Clinton at the window line up for dinner. Mara Lavitt/New Haven Register

The board agreed there should be some rules put into action, but not impose on the opportunity for the sale of food.

Wallingford, CT: New Food Truck on Route 5 Can Bring the Spuds to You

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Look inside the orange food truck parked alongside North Colony Road on Route 5 in Wallingford and it’s likely you’ll see Craig McCarthy tending to the fryer and on the grill along with his wife, Krista, prepping the rest of the meal.

North Haven, CT: New Wallingford Food Truck Features Gourmet Baked Potatoes

The truck. Credit: The Spud Stud

The Spud Stud serves hotdogs and hamburgers, but specializes in gourmet baked potatoes

Stamford, CT: The Dart – Brothers Continue to Serve Family’s Legacy, One Hotdog At A Time

Saverio Telesco stands by the food truck he operates and his brother owns in the driveway of their Stamford, Conn. home on Friday June 28, 2013. Photo: Dru Nadler

Along with hot dogs and chili dogs, they serve hamburgers, cheeseburgers, Philly steaks, sausage and peppers, grilled cheese, BLTs, grilled chicken, Buffalo wings and burritos. Side orders include French fries, sweet potato fries, onion rings, dumplings and chips.

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.