The truck will have a more pronounced vegetarian selection. Manter and McCarter predict that 50 percent of the menu will center on vegetables. That translates to dishes like a roasted eggplant pita with green pea hummus, Israeli salad, harissa yogurt and crispy potato or tandoori cauliflower (a holdover from The Owl) with cucumber raita, peanuts, sriracha and cilantro.
Featuring live music, local food and craft beers, “Woofstock” will be held from noon to 6 p.m. onWatson-Aviation Road in Greenville. Dogs are invited, but they must be on leashes.
The Upstate is about to rock and roll on Saturday with a huge concert to support the Greenville Humane Society.
Regulating a town that is supposedly going to be the new foodie town of the South doesn’t seem along the lines with everything the magazines have been saying lately
The protest comes in light of a new proposal that would allow the trucks in Greenville’s downtown area, but keep them at least 250 feet away from existing restaurants. The proposal was made by a committee, formed by the city several months ago to look at the new industry.
Greenville has spent a lot of time and taken much care in creating a downtown that has become the gathering place of the Upstate and is nationally revered as a successful city center with one of the South’s best restaurant scenes. That success needs to be protected.
An event hosted by an avant-garde Greenville restaurant in support of food trucks is expected to draw hundreds of people and will feature guests chefs from out of state.
Restaurants may have customers, but food trucks have groupies. And no wonder: Gourmet food on the move, from sustainable local sources, and at reasonable prices? Bring it on.
Food trucks would not be allowed on City-owned property including parks and plazas unless approved as part of a permitted event
The flexibility and mobility of food trucks make them the answer