Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 3-5, 2014

Weekend Food Truck Roundup Jan 3-5, 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 Arcadiana, Horry County, Spokane and Miami.

OTW Logo food truck newsJanuary 3

Food truck also dishes up controversy – ARCADIANA, LA – The newest Acadiana food truck isn’t just serving up Italian food. It’s stirring up controversy.

The WOP Wagon began serving scratch-made pizza, stromboli and meatball po’boys just a week ago and has quickly found a following at Cowboy’s Night Club in Scott.

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Horry County considering allowing food trucks – HORRY COUNTY, SC - A little bit of the big city could come to Horry County in the form of new places to eat. County officials are looking into expanding a food cart ordinance to include food trucks.

At the December council meeting someone brought up the idea of allowing food trucks in Horry County and that got the wheels turning.

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January 4

Food trucks with taste, personality becoming a staple in Spokane Valley – SPOKANE, WA - It’s a growing trend – food trucks have been pulling up to parking lots and curbs offering everything from doughnuts and ice cream to hot dogs and grilled cheese. Last month in downtown Spokane, a group of food truck owners even held a rally, offering six options.

In Spokane Valley, the trend is starting to pick up too. We visited two vendors recently to see how business was going.

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January 5

Food trucks of all flavors thriving in Miami-Dade suburbs – MIAMI, FL – John Jairo Peláez came to Miami in October of 2004 with only $1,000 in his pockets, after the bankruptcy of his shoe factory in the Colombian city of Medellín.

Nine years later, the businessman has become the owner of one of the most popular of the dozens of Hispanic fast-food trucks that turn up mornings in Kendall to serve clients looking for something tastier than traditional chain-store fare.

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