Category archives for: National News

National News: The Next Logical Step for Food Trucks is to Board a Cruise Ship

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It attempts to cash in on the food truck craze Royal Caribbean is working to install a food truck—or the equivalent sea-worthy version.

National News: 5 Ways Food Trucks Prove We’re Overregulated

People wait on line for some barbecue from Picknick Smoked, a popular food truck with the Wall Street crowd in Lower Manhattan. Photographer: Ryan Sutton/Bloomberg.

Sure, food safety regulation is vital — nobody wants to get sick from mayo left out in the summer sun. But it’s fair to ask whether every rule out there is completely necessary.

National News: How Twitter Accounts are the New Food Truck

Feeling like opening a business? Start with a bunch of small bets and invest in the winners. Alex Tsamouras provides customers with a jumbo lump crab sandwich on the Feelin’ Crabby food truck. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Here’s a look at five ideas that could impact the way we live, work and play.

National News: Food Truck Parks – Two Birds, One Stone

The latest food truck craze, brought to you by Cargill.

Food trucks reflect a long and proud tradition of urban street vending that appeals to to our hunting DNA. Food trucks offer a desperately needed excuse to go outside for a change. Food trucks concentrate the great variety of Twin Cities’ small businesses in a place that sorely lacks them. And outside of a fancy sit down joint, food truck food is just plain better than most other choices.

National News: Green Meals on Wheels

A food truck in Washington DC, USA. Food trucks provide provide tasty lunches and snacks for just around 10 dollars. PA Photo/Roger Crow

One idea that’s taken off in other countries is that of ‘Food Trucks’ – a solution idea to both the dearth of cooked food for those with no cooking facilities, and lack of access to healthy, local food in one swoop.

National News: Charity Crowdfunding site Crowd It Forward to Help Feed Homeless Veterans

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Charity crowdfunding site Crowd It Forward and veteran-owned food truck DC Slices will feed lunch to homeless Washington DC veterans on December 21st. This “Random Act of Crowdfunding” combines support for a veteran-owned small business with assistance for veterans in need.

National News: Food Trucks Incorporate Local Produce Into Offerings

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Food trucks seem to be everywhere these days and their popularity has increased exponentially in recent years, dotting the U.S. landscape from Austin, TX, to Boulder, CO, to Cleveland, OH, and everywhere in between.

Granada Hills, CA: Top 5 – Granada Hills Food Truck Festival standouts

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During Wednesday and Friday nights, Chatsworth Street in Granada Hills has become host to more than 25 gourmet food trucks that set up shop and sell their culinary creations on the boulevard.

National News: Food Truck Vendors Dig in For A Piece of Street Turf Against Brick-and-Mortar Restaurants

Greg Burke is suing the city of Chicago: "I don't think they really listened to us. They just did what they wanted to do." Photo by Saverio Truglia.

Burke is suing the city for what he contends are anticompetitive practices designed to protect brick-and-mortar restaurants.

National News: Food Truck Financing, Its All Down Payment

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MAG Specialty Vehicles (MSV) affiliate company MAG Capital has food truck financing programs.