Category archives for: Louisiana

New Iberia, LA: Food Trucks Challenge Operations Ordinance

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New Iberia food truck vendors will be heading to city hall next week. Vendors said they’re losing money and they have city council members to blame.

Baton Rouge, LA: Kolache Kitchen Takes to the Streets with Mobile Food Truck, According to Report

The Kolache Kitchen set its mobile food truck rolling Oct. 24, 2013. The truck, known as the Rolling Pin, offers the same menu as the bricks-and-mortar location. (Photo via Twitter)

The Kolache Kitchen food truck, called the Rolling Pin, will offer the same menu as the bricks-and-mortar location, including their pastries known as kolaches, breakfast tacos, empanadas and other options, according to The Daily Reveille.

New Orleans, LA: Food Trucks have Regular Times in Different Neighborhoods

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Food trucks are at Dat Dog on Freret St.; the emporium of sausages has live music and drink specials.

New Orleans, LA: Krewe of Freret Kicks Off Series of Free Saturday Concerts at Publiq House in August

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The Krewe of Freret announced today “EAT STREET”, a free summer concert series and member drive every Saturday in August at Freret Street Publiq House.

Opelousas, LA: Food Truck Owner, Retired Firefighter to Open Barbecue Restaurant in Opelousas

Wilfred Kennerson, far left, holds a sign announcing the soon-to-be-opened Briskett Baskett Sports Bar and Grill to be located at 702 N. Market St. On hand for the groundbreaking July 24 were Mayor Donald Cravins, members of the Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce and well-wishers from throughout the Opelousas community. / Freddie Herpin, Daily World

Kinnerson is already well-known for his food. He currently runs a food truck that serves businesses and locations from Carencro to Washington and as far west as Eunice, but now he will have a permanent location.

Lafayette, LA: IBERIABANK Hosts Second Food Truck Rally to Support FoodNet

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The food trucks will be selling Acadiana’s favorite food truck fare and are encouraging their followers to attend this event and bring non-perishable food items to donate to FoodNet. They will also be donating a portion of their proceeds to benefit FoodNet.

New Orleans, LA: Going to this Week’s Baton Rouge Food Truck Wround Up?

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The Wround Up, with its delicious fare and convivial crowd, reminds me that I’m halfway to the weekend, but there’s no shame in getting started early.

New Orleans, LA: New Orleans Food Trucks Get Green Light to Park in More Places

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Two amendments to New Orleans’ food truck ordinance taste like victory. Thursday, the City Council voted to eliminate a 600-foot buffer zone around restaurants for the 100 food trucks that currently have permits.

New Orleans, LA: After Months of Debate, Food Truck Rules Relaxed in New Orleans

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- A food truck rally took place Jan. 17 in the Central Business District on Common Street near Carondelet. Five trucks served up dishes such as gumbo and Cuban sandwiches. The rally was part of an ongoing effort to revamp the city’s food vendor laws. The event was sponsored by My House: Empowering Culinary Entrepreneurs and supported by Merchant, Wisznia | Architecture + Development, Southern Food and Beverage Museum, and The New Orleans Food Truck Coalition.

Trucks can park anywhere zoned for commercial, industrial or mixed use, but would need to apply for a “franchise” from the city to park elsewhere. Each application would require council approval.

New Iberia, LA: Truckin’ in Food

People gather at the Hibachi Hero food truck in City Park on Friday.

Food trucks have saturated the streets of many major cities, but a restrictive New Iberia ordinance has kept the street vendors out of the city.