Category archives for: Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI: Food Trucks Gather on Saturday

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Food trucks provide a convenient way to grab lunch, unless you live or work nowhere near their usual weekday gathering spots.

Milwaukee, WI: Last Week for Pita Brothers Food Truck, As Owners Focus on Storefront

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Friday will be the last day on the streets for popular food truck Pita Brothers, at least for a while.

Milwaukee, WI: Simmer Truck Looks Forward to Warming Up Milwaukee this Winter

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Steve Perlstein and Jennifer Block in front of The Simmer Truck, excited to serve Milwaukeeans through the winter.

Back in June, Steve Perlstein visited Lake Effect to introduce us to The Simmer Truck. Five months later, the truck is thriving.

Milwaukee, WI: New Food Trucks Add Flavor to Milwaukee’s Street Food Culture

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Chad Rittgers, owner and chef of Roll MKE, serves up meals earlier this summer at Take-Out Tuesday in Schlitz Park — one of several food-truck gatherings downtown at lunchtime during the week. At least 10 new food trucks, including Roll MKE, have popped up in downtown Milwaukee this year alone.

Sampling offerings at 13 new trucks catering to different tastes

Sheboygan, WI: Family, Fun and Food Trucks: Vollrath Park is Summer Gathering Spot for Mobile Vendors in Sheboygan

Diners take advantage of the first food truck night at Vollrath Park on Monday. City food trucks will gather every Monday night at the park during the summer. Photo by Janet Ortegon/Sheboygan Press Media

The city’s array of food trucks is joining forces every Monday at the north-side park to draw people to the park and build a little buzz about mobile food. The growing list of food trucks is indicative of the concept that’s becoming increasingly popular in Sheboygan, mirroring a similar trend in recent years in other U.S. cities.

Milwaukee, WI: More new food trucks: YellowBellies, Beef-E’s, Fry Bread N Things

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New food trucks and carts are popping up like summertime flowers this year; at least three more are due on Milwaukee streets, one of which is launching today.

Wausau, WI: Caterer Brings Food Truck to 400 Block

Corrie Merklein, co-owner of CJ's Catering of Wausau, organizes the day's selections Friday in one of the company's food trucks near The 400 Block in Wausau. / Joe Tamborello/Daily Herald Media

Our location was basically a shell of a building, and we installed all of the heating, electrical, and built the kitchen itself from scratch,” said Corrie Merklein, who owns the business with her husband, Jim

Neenah, WI: Neenah to Regulate Mobile Food Vendors

Richard Linskens, owner of Smoken Pig Express, cooks a double cheeseburger for a customer during lunchtime Friday in downtown Neenah. Linskens says a new $250 fee may prompt him to take his business to Menasha. / Dan Powers/Post-Crescent Media

Neenah moves to regulate mobile food vendors. Mobile food vendors operating on streets and sidewalks now have to stay 500 feet away from events like Communityfest and the downtown Neenah farmers market, under a new ordinance.

Neenah, WI: Neenah Passes Food Truck Rules

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Mobile food vendors will soon need a license to operate in Neenah.

Wausau, WI: Local Business Owners, Leaders Developing Food Cart Ordinance

A customer orders a tamale at Yo Chubby Gringo in Wausau in this file photo. Karla Van Wagner, who owns the cart with her husband, is one of the task force members who is working to develop a new mobile food vending ordinance. / Daily Herald Media file photo

City business owners, civic leaders and food vendors Wednesday began crafting an ordinance that would allow permits for food carts or trucks in Wausau.