Category archives for: Maryland

Laurel, MD: Food Truck Trend Brings Dining Options to Laurel

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Briana Hernandez, 5, of Laurel waits for lunch for herself and her family at Los Pinos. (Staff photo by Jen Rynda, Baltimore Sun Media Group /August 21, 2014)

The mobile vehicles, which emanate a cloud of wood and charcoal smoke and exhaust fumes, create a cocktail in the shape of a huge carbon footprint. Still, loyal followers endure blistering heat and arctic cold in order to get their foodie fix. The fad that began in Los Angeles and spread east has hatched web sites that find and dissect the best of the best.

Annapolis, MD: Food truck Operator Attempts to Gain Foothold in Annapolis

From left: Dana Robinson, FNU Hanny and John Talman pose next to Talman's CrabTown Curbs truck near the Annapolis Maritime Museum during a recent fundraiser.

A food truck allows him to practice and perfect recipes on the fly — crab cake sliders, blackened Caesar shrimp salads, spicy seafood chicken wings. His 144-square-foot kitchen is nearly identical to those found in brick and mortar restaurants.

Bethesda, MD: Small Bites – One3Five Cuisine Food Truck Voted Out, New Indian Restaurant for Bethesda

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One3Five Cuisine truck is gone from its corner at the Montgomery County Farm Women’s Cooperative Market.

Baltimore, MD: Two Food Truck Rallies Scheduled for Friday

Iced Gems is one of the food trucks attending the afternoon rally at the University of Maryland. (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun / March 23, 2012)

The Gathering, Baltimore’s traveling food truck rally, is meeting tonight at Stratford University in Little Italy

Baltimore, MD: Weekend Food and Dining Events Around Baltimore

(Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun / March 23, 2012)

Friday’s food truck event will be held at Metro Crossing, a just-completed luxury apartment complex at Metro Centre in Owings Mills.

Wheaton, MD: A Food Truck Curbside Cookoff in Wheaton, Md.

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Tired of not having the region’s tastiest food trucks all in one spot? Saturday, Sept. 28’s Curbside Cook Off in Maryland features 20 of them.

Prince George County, MD: Food Truck Dining Goes Green at UMD

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Green Tidings (somewhat implied in their name) serves food made from ingredients that are local, fresh, and organic, said Eddie Thomas, the grill cook and supervisor on the truck. The menu changes every two weeks, giving Maryland a chance to experience what the local farms have to offer.

Montgomery, MD: New Montgomery Food Truck Having Successful First Summer

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The challenge of starting somewhere new is getting the people educated that we’re here. It helps when a building invites you because typically they’ll advertise for you,” Kushner said. “I’m on my fourth month and it feels like my 15th year. You learn a lot really fast

Montgomery County, MD: High School Students Help To Find ‘Food Truck-Friendly’ Locations

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The objective of this initial stage is to meet these challenges by striking the right balance between food truck and restaurant owners. We want to attract a wider range of food options that would be successful on their own and not compete with already established food venues.

Catonsville, MD: Get into Gyro with Ariana Kabob Grill

The Ariana Kabob Grill food truck is parked at the BP gas station near Winters Lane in Catonsville. Credit: Sonia Su.

Cook Sadiqullah Sayeedi says its most popular menu item is the chicken kabob.