Weekend Food Truck Roundup Nov 1-3, 2013

Weekend Food Truck Roundup Nov 1-3, 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 past weekend from Grand Forks, Corvallis, Nashville, Lakeland and Cape Coral.

November 1

Off the Wire Food Truck NewsNew food truck drives into Grand Forks – GRAND FORKS, ND – Melissa Castro has been dishing out tamales, menudo and tacos with homemade tortillas since mid-September. Her mobile business, L&C Mexican Food, is easy to miss since she’s only operated Saturdays next to a Grand Forks auto shop.

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Revel Upgrades Food Truck with Mobile POS – CORVALLIS, OR - The new system eliminated the reliability problems Juicys was having with other mobile solutions. The cloud-based Revel system allows Enright to view sales figures from any location in real time with his smartphone or laptop.

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November 2

Hundreds Turn Out For Nashville Street Food Awards – NASHVILLE, TN - This year’s annual Nashville Street Food Awards celebrated the finest in local food truck cuisines.

This year marked the second year of the awards. It was held Saturday afternoon in Centennial Park. The free event featured more than 20 food trucks competing in several different categories including Best Taco, Best Dessert, Best Deep Fried, and Best Between Bread.

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Restaurants Express Satisfaction, Disappointment With Food Truck Rallies – Lakeland, FL - The caravan that circled Munn Park on that November day was welcomed with open arms — and wallets — by fans eager for the litany of unusual fare: tacos spilling with duck confit; burger buns stuffed with barbecued pork and macaroni and cheese.

Lakeland’s first official food truck rally passed the test with flying colors, but the thrill did not extend to some downtown merchants who fretted over losing income to the rolling interlopers.

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November 3

Cape Coral council considers tighter regulations for food trucks – CAPE CORAL, FL – Cape Coral has seen its share of mobile food vendors move into city limits. So much so that on Monday city leaders plan to talk regulation. A food truck ordinance has been in the works, sponsored by Councilman John Carioscia.

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