The History of American Food Trucks
History of the Mobile Food Industry 1980- 2008
1980’s – Grease trucks begin parking on Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ selling “Fat Sandwiches” to college students.
2004 – The Street Vendor Project creates the Vendy Awards. A competition that identifies and celebrates NYC’s best street food vendors.
July 2006 - Wikipedia adds “food truck” to their list of entries including the history of food trucks around the world.
November 2008 – Kogi BBQ hit the streets of Los Angeles selling Asian infused tacos.