Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 18 – 20, 2013

Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 18 – 20, 2013

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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 weekend from Columbus, New Orleans and Washington DC.

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January 18

West Columbus Food Truck Robbed At Gunpoint – COLUMBUS, OH - Police are searching for a gunman who robbed two workers Tuesday night inside a popular West Side taco truck.

El Camioncito Del Sabor (The Flavor Bus), located on Norton Road, was held up shortly before midnight, when a robber walked up to the counter and demanded cash.

Find the entire article with video  <here>

As food truck popularity grows, new rules are called for – NEW ORLEANS, LA - The fight for food trucks is ongoing, and a new ordinance heading to the New Orleans City Council is lending a helping hand.

Food truck popularity has grown in the city since Hurricane Katrina.

Regulations on food trucks are outdated, according to City Council President Stacy Head.

Find the entire article <here>

January 19

Inaugural food trucks get security sweep — for fire, poison and tummy terrorists – WASHINGTON DC - The hundreds of thousands of people arriving in Washington to witness President Obama as he takes his second oath of office seem much more worried about staking out the perfect spot on the parade route and finding the ultimate inauguration ball outfit. Apparently, we’re not remotely concerned about an upset stomach.

But someone is.

Find the entire article <here>

January 20

Beyond the pasta: food truck offers unique internship – WASHINTON DC - When a GW School of Business professor prompted students to discuss their favorite food trucks on a test, she found an overwhelming favorite: Seven out of 10 students picked CapMac.

Marketing students can now merge their love for the truck’s inventive mac and cheese creations with their passion for entrepreneurship through CapMac’s new social media internship.

Find the entire article <here>

 

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