Category archives for: Pennsylvania

Bucks County, PA: New Food Truck Rolls through Bucks County

Mike Gerenda (center), owner of Foodtruck7, hands out a food order during a recent stop at Falls Township Park.

There was also a Farmer Kim’s Vegan Wrap, as well as a salad offering and the General Tsao’s Burrito, the dish we feature on this week’s episode of “Eat This!”

Pittsburgh, PA: Food Truck Explosions Raise Concerns About Safety Rules

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Sylvia Ujwary of Oakland orders from the India On Wheels food truck in Oakland. The safety of food trucks has become a concern after a truck's propane tank exploded in Philadelphia, injuring 14 people.

The trucks also un­dergo a yearly ve­hi­cle in­spec­tion re­quired by the state Depart­ment of Trans­por­ta­tion, but Rich Kirk­patrick, a PennDOT spokes­man, said, “The in­spec­tion looks at the safety of the ve­hi­cle it­self, but not any­thing sup­ple­men­tal like the ad­di­tion of a pro­pane tank.”

Philadelphia, PA: Police – Leak, Grill Heat Caused Philadelphia Food Truck Blast that Injured 5

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The Philadelphia Police and Fire Department investigate the scene of a food truck explosion in the Northeast section of Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. A propane tank on a food truck exploded in Philadelphia Tuesday, sending a huge fireball into the sky and injuring at least 11 people, including two who suffered serious burns, police said.

Police say a propane explosion on a Philadelphia food truck that critically injured five people was caused by a significant leak.

Philadelphia, PA: Food Truck Explosion Witness: “I’ll Never Forget the Screams”

One woman was badly burned and 7 others hurt when the propane tank on a food truck exploded in the Feltonville neighborhood of Philadelphia.

“They said a lady had been shot out of the truck from the explosion,” Ellis said. “A girl was walking by from the nail salon and her whole back got sprayed with debris. She was screaming all the way up the street, ‘I’m on fire! I want my mom! I want my mom!’ And then a man sitting on his porch actually got caught with fire as well. It was pretty bad.”

Philadelphia, PA: Nutella brings Food Truck Tour to Philly

(Photo: Brian Ach/AP Images for Nutella)

Nutella is celebrating its 50th anniversary — but we get the goodies, with complimentary samples paired with food tastings while supplies last. There will also be a social media challenge (of course!), giveaways and games.

Hampden Township, PA: Food Trucks Galore

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Hampden Township held a food truck festival Saturday evening at Hampden Park in Mechanicsburg.

The popular vendors were a highlight of a special event evening that included fireworks at the nearby Naval Support Activity and extended pool hours to 10 p.m.

Philadelphia, PA: Ready, Set Complete and Eat

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Fate of Food Trucks Determined as City of Brotherly Love Hosts Fourth Annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards, Opens Nominations and Announces All-Female Judging Panel

York, PA: Foodstruck York Attracts More than 8,500 to Slightly Soggy Food Truck Party

Elana Davis of Windsor Township, left, and her daughter Dahlia Davis-Johnson, 3, share a helping of sweet potato fries from the Spectrum Farm-to-Truck food truck as Davis waits for her order of chili from Bountiful Feast Roving Restaurant, during the second Foodstruck York event. The event featured 27 food trucks and about a dozen non-food vendors on North Pershing Avenue between West Philadelphia and West Market streets. (Chris Dunn — Daily Record/Sunday News)

Light rain didn’t stop more than 8,500 from waiting in line for lobster rolls, pork buns and sweets

Philadelphia, PA: Bonus Weekend Planner – Food Trucks and ‘Mad Men’


On one side, you can go lax and eat from a truck in the sunshine, on the other, get swanky with Mad Men sipping after the sun sets.

Philadelphia, PA: Food Trucks All Year Long at the Porch

The Porch

Food trucks at The Porch at 30th Street Station are full-time year-round, the University City District announced last month.