Category archives for: Columbia

Columbia, SC: Mayor Says City’s Working on Food Truck Issue [video]

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Benjamin said the ordinance was supposed to help cut down on illegal street vendors.

Columbia, SC: Food Truck Owners Fighting New City Regulations

Chef Scott Hall packages an order inside the Bone-In Artisan BBQ truck, in the parking lot at Mad Platter.  photo - Tracy Glantz

“I think this has the potential to regulate us out of existence,” said Scott Hall

Columbia, SC: New City Law Could Restrict Food Trucks

Mayor Steve Benjamin confirmed today he is willing to reconsider the ordinance so it doesn't hamper the food truck business.

Mayor Steve Benjamin confirmed today he is willing to reconsider the ordinance

Columbia, SC to Consider Changing Mobile Eatery Ordinance


Columbia’s City Council is set to take up amending an ordinance governing temporary vendors or food trucks in the city limits.

South Carolina: Movable Feasts Making the Rounds

Bone-In Artisan BBQ on Wheels served lunch Thursday in the 701 Whaley parking lot, from 11am-2:30pm!. This is the newest of a couple of food trucks that are starting to show up in the Midlands. There are other, more stationary trucks on Decker, and a couple of food trucks have been at five points on weekends. - TIM DOMINICK /

This month, both trucks have been along the perimeters of outdoor festivals, including Crafty Feast and the Urban Tour.

Columbia, SC: Taco Wars

The still-unopened Fever is directly across Main Street from the prospective taco cart location. Photos by Jonathan Sharpe.

In March 2010, with all the preparatory work done, Roberts’ permit came before City Council for approval. And that’s when he learned some major downtown interests were lined up against him.

Columbia, SC: Chef Opens Gourmet Restaurant on Wheels


It’s the latest food trend sweeping the nation and it’s picking up momentum right here in the Midlands, as many chefs and cooks forgo opening up expensive restaurants in favor of a more mobile way to serve food.