Category archives for: Ohio

Columbus, OH: Credit-Card Technology Boosts tipping from Customers

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At the Angry Wiener food truck, Paige Endicott signs her name electronically after choosing a tip.

The rise in debit- and credit-card use — at food trucks, at coffee shops, in taxis and elsewhere — is increasingly exposing customers to screens with tipping suggestions, which in turn are compelling them to add tips more and more often.

Toledo, OH: Celebrates Food Trucks Amid Regulatory Uncertainty

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This Saturday, Toledo will celebrate its first Food Truck Fest. But if the city council passes new regulations on the popular dining option, it could be its last.

Columbus, OH: 8 Best Columbus Food Truck Meals

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Columbus is a food city, and in addition to the best taco truck scene in the Midwest, we’ve got more than our fair share of other mobile eateries. Here are our recommendations for great food truck dining in Columbus.

Toledo, OH: Food Truck Legislation Unfair

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Food trucks should not be arbitrarily legislated into a non-competitive situation that is restrictive and economically unhealthy.

Toledo, OH: Council Avoids Vote on food trucks

Jordan Killam pays at the Wanderlust Sandwich Co. food truck in Toledo’s Uptown. Sandwich maker Megan Schofield accepts the card outside the Ottawa Tavern on Adams Street on Tuesday.

Toledo City Council last week was handed a set of proposed new rules, which included requirements that food-truck operators apply for permits that could cost up to $1,000 per year, obtain $1 million in liability insurance, operate during certain hours and in certain locations, and not park within 100 feet of entrances to brick-and-mortar restaurants.

Columbus, OH: Food Truck Hopping with Columbus Food Adventures

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Columbus Food Adventures, a food tour company that began operating in Ohio’s capital in 2010, offersnine different food tours, two of which focus specifically on food trucks: a Taco Truck Tour, and a more general Food Truck Tour.

Cleveland, OH: Seti’s Polish Boys – Michael Symon’s Favorite!

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The Seti Polish Boy starts with the sausage being slow grilled. Then once you place your order it is then quickly deep fried before being added to the bun with hand cut french fries, their homemade bbq sauce and cole slaw. Although not totally traditional Seti’s offers chili and cheese as options to your Polish Boy.

Cleveland, OH: Dim and Den Sum

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Dim and Dem Sum has a short menu, but it is filled with flavors and quality ingredients one would not expect to find at a food truck, and especially not in blue collar Cleveland.

Columbus, OH: New Rules Coming for Food Trucks

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The new regulations set up areas in which the trucks can set up, including in public right-of-ways. Before Monday’s ordinance, that was not allowed.

Oberlin, OH: Food Trucks to be Allowed?

Photo provided by Casey Silverstein Oberlin College students line up to buy tasty treats from North Coast Toast one of the two times it was in operation before being shut down by the city

Oberlin’s economic development department is working on drafting a set of regulations that would allow the tasty treat vendors to come to town.