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Gainesville, FL: The Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally Back for Seconds — Actually, Fifths

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The locally loved Pelican Brothers food truck was up for sale, and roommates Charlie Brown, Stephanie Norman and Pattee Green seized the opportunity.

Gainesville, FL: Food Truck Rally Now Offers Options for Pets to Dine Alongside Owners

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A new addition to the food truck scene made tails wag atHigh Dive on Saturday. Earth Pets Treat Truck, which caters specifically to canine companions, made its High Dive rally debut alongside other vendors.

Gainesville, FL: Food Truck Rally Returns to Downtown

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Crowds at Gainesville's first Food Truck Rally Saturday, January 26, 2013.

Mobile vendors will pull into the High Dive parking lot on Saturday as Gainesville’s original food truck rally returns to downtown.

Gainesville, FL: Second Food Truck Rally Goes More Smoothly

Sonja Roth, who works for Off The Griddle, owned by Mike and Miriam Musoke, takes orders from the line outside their truck. Crowds flock to the Food Truck rally on Saturday, March 16, 2013, near the downtown Five Star pizza.

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Ten trucks set up shop at the rally, up from six at the first event

Gainesville, FL: Food Truck Rally will Return to Downtown in March


When you’re coming here, you’re getting a certain experience. But you know when you go to a food truck, you do it because … it’s quick. It’s cheaper, you know, but it’s still quality food

Gainesville, FL: Foodies Unite at Gainesville Food Truck Rally

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Mike Riska, 30, of the Pelican Brothers food truck serves up a “Ghetto Burger” to a customer at the truck’s late-night regular spot, the parking lot of High Dive in downtown Gainesville, Tuesday night.

I think food trucks offer a lot more variety, especially at a rally, because you can try one food truck and then another

Gainesville, FL: Food Truck Expands Latin Food Menu


La Lola Loca combines everything I love about about Mexican [food]

Gainesville, FL: Food Truck Brings Latin Flair, Mobile Dining Options to UF

Stefan Wolff, a 20-year-old economics junior, grabs a pulled pork cubano candwich for lunch at the La Lola Loca food truck near the Plaza of the Americas on Tuesday. photo Ryan Jones, Alligator

Similiar food trucks exist at University of Alabama, University of Tennessee and Florida State University.

Gainesville, FL: Downtown Weighs Good and Bad of Luring Trendy Food Vendors

Jules Gollner, owner of White Apron Catering and the Chow Now Food Truck, serves employees of RTI at Progress Park in Alachua from her food truck Wednesday, May 18, 2011.

On Monday, they talked about the upsides of the trucks as well as the potential roadblocks, both on the permitting side and on the business side, as more vendors could mean competition for brick-and-mortar restaurants.

Gainesville, FL: CRA to Look at Growing Food Truck Industry

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The staff wrote that the vehicles add an “abundance of quirky character” and “enhance street life” to cities across America.