In our quest to keep our readers up to date with the latest stories relating to the food truck industry we have compiled a list of the stories that hit the wire this past weekend from Vancouver, Eugene and New Orleans.

Off the Wire Food Truck NewsFebruary 21

No-name food truck burger sizzles against the competition – VANCOUVER, CANADA – It doesn’t have a name. The owner is elusive. The menu is limited to a burger, a cheeseburger and a handful of canned drinks. Yet somehow, this new food truck in downtown Vancouver has become a local phenomenon.

It must be the price – only $2.85 (plus tax) for a hamburger; $3.50 with cheese.

Online fans have dubbed it Burger2.85. And the praise is effusive.

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February 22

Eugene’s growing food cart scene: ‘Get a cart, get a truck, get a license’- EUGENE, OR – The Eugene foodie scene has plenty of options when grabbing a bite while out on the town as dozens of new food cart start-ups seem to appear each year.

Naco Maya’s truck, El Buen Sabor, is one of the newcomers to Eugene’s food cart industry. He said the flexibility is one thing that led him to open a cart over a restaurant.

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February 23

King Cake burger bursts on New Orleans food scene – NEW ORLEANS, LA – For at least three days, pictures of the King Cake Burger circled around social media, all comments questioning and critiquing this very out-of-the-box, but very New Orleans-like, sandwich.

The unmistakable purple, green and gold sugar painted on a small but fluffy brown bun by virtue of a light white icing, it beckoned.

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