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 Los Angeles, Freiburg, Charleston and Andover.

OTW LogoJanuary 31

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Comes To L.A. – LOS ANGELES, CA – New York’s Big Gay Ice Cream is set to open in its first shop in L.A. mid to late spring, according an interview done by the LAist. It will be the third Big Gay Ice Cream Shop nationally and the first shop outside of New York.

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Freiburg has its first “Food Truck” – Freiburg, Germany – Since May last year, Anika Mundinger and Geoff de Forest stand with their “Holy Taco Shack” at the weekly market. From an elaborately remodeled food carts out they sell real Mexican food: everything fresh, everything homemade, with Mexican tortilla press and a green sauce made ??from home-grown tamatillo.

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February 1

Area food trucks battle rain, ice – CHARLESTON, SC – Jessie Stament is determined to stay positive.

The owner of Refuelers, a Charleston-based food truck, says between the winter storm and this weekend’s rain event, the weather has taken its toll on fellow food truck entrepreneurs.
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February 2

New rules proposed for food trucks – ANDOVER, MD — Food trucks in town could soon come under new rules for where and how they operate if a new bylaw is approved.

The Planning Board will seek Annual Town Meeting approval this spring for a new food truck license and regulation process that would be governed by the Board of Selectmen.

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