Category archives for: MIchigan

Boyne, MI: Food Truck Talks to Continue

via Flickr, Beverly Ann d'Cruz

During the next several weeks, the Boyne City City Commission will continue its discussion of how food service trucks should be regulated in the city.

Boyne, MI: Have Tacos, will Travel – Food Truck Sets Up Shop


The business partners opened truck-based Happy’s Taco Shop this fall. They plan to serve customers regularly at Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls this ski season, and will also offer tacos at local events such as the Charlevoix Bridge Drop on New Year’s Eve.

Boyne, MI: Have Tacos, Will Travel – Food Truck Sets Up Shop


The truck’s taco selection evolves regularly. Fried avocado and smoked pork are examples of the choices recently offered.

Kalamazoo, MI: ‘They’re Not A Fad’


In Kalamazoo, city officials organized weekly “Lunchtime Live” events at Bronson Park over the summer. What was meant to promote the area’s noon hour inadvertently became an ideal venue for food trucks, said Rob Bauckham, the city’s assistant planner.

Grand Rapids, MI: Mobile Food Trucks and Carts Challenge our Notion of Convenience Food

What the Truck is just one of several food trucks you will find as you wander ArtPrize this year.
Sherrill Berry

Lee develops the mobile menu himself, offering seasonally-inspired creations as well as “playful” ones—from nachos, tacos, and sandwiches to breakfast burritos and more. Lee’s mission to “feed the masses not the classes” lends itself to having “fun with food” through his food truck. Look for What The Truck to be out somewhere during ArtPrize.

Kalamazoo, MI: Food Trucks are New Frontier for Michigan Entrepreneurs

Bridgett Blough, owner of The Organic Gypsy talks with customers from the window of her truck parked alongside Bronson Park.
Mark Bugnaski |

The Organic Gypsy is in its second year of operation, serving menu items such as sea palm fettucini with pumpkin seed pesto and goat cheese sandwiches.

Grand Rapids, MI: Food Trucks Get A Permanent Home in Grand Rapids

What the Truck is a food truck in Grand Rapids.

Food trucks have become an important part of downtown life across the country and they offer many advantages over a traditional restaurant apart from being mobile. Paul Lee is co-owner of the Winchester, a brick-and-mortar restaurant as well as What the Truck, a food truck that has been around since 2010.

Grand Rapids, MI: Planning Commission Approves Request to Allow Food Trucks Downtown

What the Truck
(/Yolanda Gonzalez)

At the public hearing on September 12, the Planning Commission decided to allow food trucks near the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

Marquette, MI: Taco Truck Grabs Grant Jump Start

A line forms outside the food truck parked in the University BP parking lot Tuesday during the lunch hour. (Journal photos by Jackie Stark)

Dia de los Tacos was the only grant recipient not to receive the full $10,000 amount because part of its grant application requested money for food, which was not allowed under the program.

Detroit, MI: Food Trucks to Visit Eastern Market Tuesday

A fried egg tops an order of sizzling hot poutine for breakfast — or any time — at the Mac Shack food truck in Eastern Market. It is one of six trucks that will be at the market Tuesday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. / Sylvia Rector/Detroit Free Press

Six metro Detroit food trucks will roll into Detroit for Eastern Market Tuesdays this week, market officials announced today.