Category archives for: New Orleans

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

Brett Duke, NOLA.com/Times-Picayune archive)

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.

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 Orleans, LA: Mayor – Proposal Provides Fair Guidelines for Food Trucks

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Mayor Mitch Landrieu says he and members of the City Council have introduced a new ordinance governing the operation of food trucks in New Orleans.

New Orleans, LA: Where Y’Eat – Keep On (Food) Trucking

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Vendors and customers gather for a recent food truck event in Central City.

When it comes to finding a food truck in New Orleans, social media is usually the preferred method. But lately just checking local event listings has been a pretty reliable tool, too.

New Orleans, LA: Head Defers to Landrieu in Rewriting of Food Ttruck Ordinance

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My goal is to keep this moving forward which is why I’ll continue to defer (a vote)

New Orleans, LA: Food Truck Rallies, Pop-up Dinners and More Dining Events

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Pop-up dinners, food truck rallies and a Sunday Purloo brunch – not to mention the Jazz Fest food booths — top this May Day roundup of dining events.

New Orleans, LA: Mayor Landrieu Vetoes Food Truck Ordinance, Citing Legal Concerns

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ayor Mitch Landrieu has vetoed an ordinance allowing for an expansion of food trucks in the city, telling City Council members that he and his staff have concerns about the legality of the ordinance.