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This category allows us to share the most important news stories about food trucks, food carts and street food from around the country.

Fresno Food Truck Struggles To Survive After Owner Hurt In Accident

FRESNO, CA - Chris Jorgensen, the owner of popular food truck LoCAvoria559: Flat Bottom Grills remains hospitalized. He was in a crash in his personal car [...]

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Montgomery Eyes Rule Changes To Allow Food Trucks Downtown

MONTGOMERY, AL - Don’t move, state workers. New food options are coming to you. After three years of planning, food trucks have been approved — on [...]

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Iowa City Moves To Next Step In Approving Food Truck Pilot Program

IOWA CITY, IA - An amendment to Iowa City’s existing food-truck ordinance will undergo the second of three considerations by the City Council this evening. [...]

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Maine Food Trucks Rushing Toward Brick And Mortar Locations

PORTLAND, ME - This month, owners of the Japanese-themed Mami Food Truck announced plans to take over a vacant restaurant space in the Old Port. [...]

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New Haven Discusses Changes To Food Truck Regulations

NEW HAVEN, CT - Mobile food vendors in New Haven will weigh in on the city’s proposals to revise the rules and guidelines for their [...]

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Massachusetts Town Lines Up Heavy Restrictions In New Food Truck Rules

WELLFLEET, MA - "This is a slap in the face," Curt Felix told the planning board on Jan. 4 after listening to board members' responses [...]

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Waco Police Catch Food Truck Generator Thief

WACO, TX - Waco police have made an arrest in the theft of a $5,000 food truck generator. The generator was stolen from one of the [...]

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How Washington DC Food Trucks Deal With Slow Winters

WASHINGTON DC - Spring, summer and fall, Nevan William gets about 80 customers a day when she parks her kebab truck on Franklin Square. On [...]

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Davenport Plans To Shift From Pilot To Permanent Food Truck Program

DAVENPORT, IA - The City of Davenport is hungry for food trucks. After implementing a successful six-week pilot program, the city has crafted an ordinance [...]

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Houston Thieves Steal Food Truck With Use Of Cutting Torch

HOUSTON, TX - The crime happened just before 3 a.m., but the surveillance video is clear as day. The video showed three men pull into [...]

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