Category archives for: Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL: Food Truck Operators Calmed A Bit After City Hall Meeting ; Concerns Eased About Possible New Laws to Regulate Them

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acksonville food truck operators left City Hall on Wednesday with limited progress changing legislation to regulate their industry, but less alarmed than when a councilman first suggested new rules last month. Councilman Reggie Brown asked Kline and about 15 others to return March 24 for another round of talks about the bill, which hasn’t been introduced…

Jacksonville, FL: From “Out of Business” to “Opening Doors” – New Regulation on Jacksonville’s Food Trucks Nears Completion

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For more than two months a special committee led by Councilman Reggie Brown has worked on figuring out a compromise which would give the city a greater say in when and where food trucks operate without squashing the business entirely.

Jacksonville, FL: Jax Beach Mellow Mushroom in Support of Food Trucks

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Soon food trucks are coming to Jax Beach but the general manager of Mellow Mushroom tells us he’s not at all concerned.

Jacksonville, FL: On the Fly Takes Top Honors at Jax Truckies Food Truck Championship

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Andrew Ferenc's On the Fly Sandwiches & Stuff, shown here at a previous event, took home top honors at the recent Second Annual Jax Truckies Food Truck Championships.

Jacksonville food truck On the Fly Sandwiches & Stuff rolled away with top honors at the Second Annual Jax Truckies Food Truck Championship, held Saturday,

Jacksonville, FL: Gourmet Food Trucks – New Phenomena for Foodies

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The gourmet trend is popular with customers partly because since the economic downturn in the United States, many people have cut down on fine food dining when they go out. The gourmet food truck allows them to spend the same as an average lunch costs and enjoy the gourmet style foods they love.

Jacksonville, FL: Dining Notes – One Spark Food Village Features Food Trucks, Vendors

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The One Spark Food Village -- located on a cordoned off area of Laura Street between Forsyth and and Adams streets -- features nine food trucks and food and beverage vendors.

It was just before noon, and a one-block stretch of of the street was filling with downtown office workers and festivalgoers for the inaugural One Spark “crowdsourcing” festival where hundreds of innovators and c

Jacksonville, FL: Food Trucks Roll Into Downtown for One Spark

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The Happy Grilled Cheese is one of the food trucks participating in the One Spark event in downtown Jacksonville

As part of this week’s One Spark “crowdfunding” festival, several food trucks and food vendors will create a “food village” on Laura Street, between Forsyth and Adams streets.

Jacksonville, FL: Food Truck Fight

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They can make their businesses elsewhere, but what about us? People like us, we’re stuck here regardless

Jacksonville, FL: First Coast Food Truck Business Speeding to Success

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Every day, you get a different freshness and taste for my gourmet palette. It’s really a nice surprise every day.

Jacksonville, FL: Jacksonville Set to Discuss Food Truck Rules

Customers wait in line to place their order during the lunch hour on Friday at the Smoke-N-Hot BBQ truck along Highway 78 in Oxford. The food truck is operated by Greg and Maryann Stay. (Trent Penny)

Food trucks are booming in larger cities such as Atlanta, and local vendors have been inquiring about how to set up shop in Jacksonville. Now the City Council plans to consider whether and how to let that happen.