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 weekend from San Diego, Coconut Creek, NYC and New Orleans.

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January 11, 2013

Food trucks must make the grade – SAN DIEGO, CA – Chicho Cassilas expects a superior mark after county inspectors pore over his Chubby’s Food Truck.

Cassias operates one of about 600 food truck and coffee and hot dog carts around the county that will be getting the familiar, restaurant-style A, B or C letter grades in the coming months assessing their cleanliness and safety.

“I fully expect to get an A,” Cassilas said of what he believes an inspector will assign after checking out his truck that specializes in burgers, sandwiches, burritos, wraps and similar fare.

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Gourmet Food Truck Experience: Over 20 Mobile Eateries at Seminole Casino – COCONUT CREEK, FL – If you’ve live in northwest Broward, rejoice in the fact that you’ll soon have a major food truck takeover next week.

On Tuesday, January 22 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., The Gourmet Food Truck Experience brings more than 20 food trucks to the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.

From burger to tacos, yogurt to Key Lime pie, you’ll have your chance to eat your way through some of south Florida’s most established trucks, making new favorites along the way.

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January 12, 2013

Family Searches For Stolen Taco Truck – New York City, NY – Rogelio Gonzalez worked his entire life to build a family business. Nearly five years ago, he spent his life savings of $28,000 on his taco truck.

But Friday morning, when he awoke from a mid-morning nap, the truck was missing from its parking spot on the street just around the corner from his family’s home in Prospect Park South.

“When I see the cart is not there…what happened to the cart? What happened,” Gonzalez said.

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January 13, 2013

Food trucks are becoming more popular in New Orleans – NEW ORLEANS, LA – Food trucks are a street-food sensation in cities like Los Angeles and New York.

Now, a Detroit native, who relocated to New Orleans is starting to make her mark here as the food truck craze grows.

You put good food, music and New Orleanians together in a unique neighborhood and you’ve got the latest twist on the food truck craze in the city…the food truck round-up.

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