Category archives for: Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA: Family Rolls into Bridgeville with Ice-Cream Truck Dream

Andrew Russell | Trib Total MediaMike Baughman of Upper Saint Clair and owner/operator of Rolling Cones Ice Cream Truck sits for a portrait at Rock Out All Night, or RANT event at Arsenal Park in Lawreceville, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.

Upper St. Clair resident Mike Baughman, along with his wife, Kristen, and young children roll through Bridgeville and nearby areas in their Rolling Cones truck selling Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream.

Philadelphia, PA: Pop-Up Beer Garden and Food Truck Festival at Franklin Square

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By Josh Middleton  |  PhillyMag This week Franklin Square ends its summer long “Things on Thursdays” series with a pre-Labor Day weekend pop-up beer garden and food truck festival. Food Truck Festivus will include some of the city’s best meals on wheels, like Little Baby’s, The Grill Cheese, Farm Truck Philly, and The Cow and the Curd. […]

York, PA: Foodstruck Brings More Food Trucks, Beer to York

Thousands of people swarm North Pershing Avenue during the second Foodstruck event in April 2014. This Sunday, Foodstruck returns to York with more food trucks, more space and more hours to get all that eating in. It will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Penn Park in York. (File — flipside)

The third event will span seven hours and have a whole block of space at Penn Park

York, PA: Penn State York Fills Gap with Food Trucks

Penn State York freshmen Victoria Maliszewski and Emily Bodnar taste samples from Soul Burrito and Chick-fil-A during a food truck fair Wednesday. While the campus's dining area, the Lion's Den in the student center, is closed for renovations, Penn State York will host a different food truck every day of the school week to help feed students. (Chris Dunn — Daily Record/Sunday News)

Renovations will temporarily close the Lion’s Den dining area

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

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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.