EVERETT, WA — Three food trucks pulled into the driveway next to the Everett Performing Arts Center on Friday and opened for business.

That’s a first for Everett. While food trucks can show up occasionally and the annual Food Truck Festival takes over a block of Colby Avenue for a day, the city is experimenting with a dedicated spot for the trucks on a weekly basis.

The three trucks are technically on parks property, city spokeswoman Meghan Pembroke said, just south of the performing arts center.

A small lunch crowd gathered between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Gael Fisk, a city public works employee, was with six other colleagues enjoying a day without rain as she ate her California burrito from the Vet Chef.

She’d been to Portland, where a full city block is turned over to many vendors daily.

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