Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 24-26, 2014

Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 24-26, 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 Alexandria, Washington DC, Colonial Heights and Secaucus.

January 24

City of Alexandria pushes for food trucks – ALEXANDRIA, VA - Attention foodies! Alexandria’s days of being a food truck desert may be numbered. There’s a new push to clear the road for curbside cooking in the city. Right now, food trucks are banned unless parked at construction sites or given special event permits.

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How Twitter accounts are the new food truck – WASHINGTON DC - It takes a brave soul to launch a restaurant as a majority fail within a few years. A less risky approach for the aspiring food entrepreneur is to open a food truck. The financial commitment is significantly smaller. If the food truck proves itself and builds a following, those customers are likely to follow it to an eventual restaurant, boosting its chances of success there.

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January 25

No food trucks for Colonial Heights – COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA – It’s becoming trendy to get lunch and even sometimes – depending on where in the country you live – dinner from a truck. But, residents of Colonial Heights won’t have much opportunity to do that in the near future.

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January 26

The Food Truck Super Bowl – SECAUCUS, NJ – For three days prior to this Sunday’s first NJ Super Bowl, 30 of the area’s best food trucks will hold their own Super gathering in Secaucus’ Buchmuller Park, just a few miles from MetLife Stadium. The Winter Blastwill show that “food trucks have come of age,” says organizer Jon Hepner.

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