Category archives for: Lansing

East Lansing, MI: Food Truck at MSU Open for Business

MSU Truck

MSU has a 1 year lease on the truck costing almost $30,000.00

Food Truckers: Inside Michigan’s Burgeoning Food Cart Experiment


Food carts aren’t just for working stiffs anymore.

Food Truck on Food TV?

purple carrot

The Purple Carrot Food Truck is nominated with others, winners appear on the Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race” in 2012.

Lansing, MI: Food Cart Provides Fast Food Alternative

East Lansing resident Meredith Nelson, left, and her cousin, Hoboken, N.J., resident Holly Nelson wait for their order at Trailer Park’d food stand Tuesday in Lansing. The food truck, which has been in business two months, is parked in Lot 56 in Old Town most weekdays. - photo by Kat Petersen | The State News

“We basically do food that we want to eat, and we feel comfortable giving to other people,”

Lansing, MI: Varied Dishes on Food Trucks can Literally Provide a Movable Feast

A customer orders at Trailer Park'd, a mobile restaurant in Lansing owned by Jesse Hahn. It opened this spring. TRICIA BOBEDA/Lansing State Journal

“We’re paying our bills and making payroll and figuring it all out,” Hahn said.

Lansing, MI: Meals on Wheels — Done Right

Trailer Park'd trailer

Trailer Park´d is the vehicle from which Hahn shares his knowledge and love of food done right. Literally.

Michigan: Why Governor Doesn’t Like Film Tax Incentives

“We took a really big hit in 2008, and without the film business, it would’ve been hard to keep the doors open, with 25 jobs at risk. But we did the proper research, found out what productions look for, how they do it, and set out to do it better than anyone. We’re experienced with high end clients, which helped us, because film sets expect top notch service, and at any time, even 4am.” -- Eric Carlson, Chef/Owner

People who moved here, who started projects here, who opened smaller buildings, catering trucks and more.

Lansing, MI: Couple Plans to Open Restaurant on Wheels

The Purple Carrot Food Truck

Food trucks are a common sight in many large cities, and Maiale said he thought the idea would fly in Greater Lansing, especially in East Lansing.