Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 10-12, 2014

Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 10-12, 2014

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In our quest to keep our readers up to date with the latest stories relating to the food truck industry has compiled a list of the stories that hit the wire this past weekend from Augusta, Walnut Creek, Delray and Monroe.

Off the Wire Food Truck NewsJanuary 10

Food truck trend rolling into Augusta – AUGUSTA, GA – As the food-truck movement rolls steadily into Augusta, Edward Mendoza is jumping aboard. Havird Usry is, too.

For Mendoza, the venture started late last year as a substitute second location for his Kitchen 1454 on Walton Way. Usry, on the other hand, looked to the food-truck concept to expand his catering business at Fat Man’s Mill Cafe & Catering in Enterprise Mill.

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Walnut Creek about to become food truck mecca – WALNUT CREEK, CA - Food trucks bearing gourmet goodies are just around The Bend.

A food truck market dubbed “The Bend” is on track to set up shop on Main Street, at the site of former French restaurant Le Virage, in March. The family behind Le Virage — French for “the turn” — are the owners and operators of The Bend, which will offer eight rotating food trucks six days a week for lunch and dinner.

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January 11

Some Delray restaurateurs say festivals bring in too many food vendors – DELRAY, FL - Even though droves of people visited downtown Delray Beach to grab a bite to eat this holiday season, some downtown eatery owners said they weren’t dining in their establishments.

And at a recent City Commission meeting, the restaurateurs placed the blame on the overwhelming convergence of food trucks and street vendors the city brings in to fill Atlantic Avenue during festivals and special events.

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January 12

Councilman hopes to bring food trucks to Monroe – MONROE, LA - So many of us simply don’t have time to drive to a restaurant for lunch and sit down to wait on our order, but what if the restaurant was brought to you?

It’s not quite delivery, but a food truck.

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