Category archives for: Massachusetts

Wellfleet, MA: Vendor is Hungry for a Chance

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Food trucks won’t be allowed in the Cape Cod National Seashore this summer but might be there next year.

Somerville, MA: Welcome Summer with the Food Truck Festival and Art Market

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The Somerville Food Truck Festival kicks off the Food Truck Festivals of New England 2014 Tour. The event presents a chance for residents living on this side of the Charles River to experience all of the delectable delights usually only found in Boston.

Brookline, MA: BHS Food Truck Petition Easy to Swallow

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We would like to do this because we have found there is not an adequate food option for students after school

Boston, MA: The French-Inspired Cameo Macaron Will Be Boston’s Next 4-Wheeled Food Stop

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Cameo Macaron, a dessert truck specializing in the dainty French cookie (not, of course, to be confused with macaroons, the French macaron’s coconut counterpart).

Boston, MA: A Parking Spot for Mei Mei

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Mei Mei is the new brick-and-mortar restaurant from the team behind food truck Mei Mei Street Kitchen

Needham, MA: Food Truck Regulations May Signal End of 10-year Needham Hot Dog Tradition

Erik Wegner, owner of Ron's Hot Dogs, has operated his food truck outside of the Mobile gas station on Great Plain Avenue for 10 years.

Erik Wegner, who owns Dog Gone Ron’s hot dog cart, said he plans to talk to officials later this month about how the regulations will apply to his business—if his trailer is considered a food truck and if he could be exempt from the regulations.

Pittsfield, MA: Pittsfield Releases Draft Food Truck Ordinance

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The draft ordinance identifies specific locations downtown where mobile food vendors can operate and the city is looking to charge vendors a monthly fee of $35 per parking space used.

Boston, MA: Chubby Chickpea – Boston’s First Kosher Food Truck

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The Chubby Chickpea calls their cuisine, “Sephardic Street Fare,” but the term is more poetic than precise. This is classic Israeli road food: hummus, falafel, babaganoush, and grilled meats wrapped in laffa. My dining companions agree that the chicken is juicy and well-prepared. Our side of falafel is tasty, and the hummus substantial. It’s less a spread than a dish of its own.

Framingham, MA: The Annual Farm Pond Fall Festival is on Saturday

The Pasta Pot food truck

The festival runs from noon to 3 p.m., rain or shine, at Farm Pond Park on Dudley Road.

Northhampton, MA: Keep Northampton’s Cuisine Scene Fresh

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The first order of business, completed by the council last week, was to clarify what permits are needed and where food cart operators set up. Wherever they find customers, it is critical vendors be held to the same sanitary and food storage standards as all restaurants.