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 Washington DC, Sioux Falls, Surrey, and Toronto.

June 13

Food truck executive sees room for improvement with vending regulations – WASHINGTON DC – On April 1, Che Ruddell-Tabisola, co-owner of the BBQ Bus and a longtime activist, became the first paid executive director of the DMW Food Truck Association. Ruddell-Tabisola is a founding member of the association and previously served as its executive director in an unpaid capacity in 2012. He also served as the association’s political director last year, as it fought for new vending regulations.

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Former office worker starts food truck – SIOUX FALLS, SD – A Sioux Falls man has given up an office job to follow his passion of cooking.

Rich Stevenson has opened Richy Rich’s Silver Spoon Mobile Bistro. He’s serving lunch outside various businesses on weekdays and taking his food truck to festivals and fairs in the evenings and on weekends. Today and Saturday, he’ll be at Harrisburg Days.

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June 14

Surrey chooses 10 food trucks for pilot program – SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Ever tried a tasty torpedo? How about a hillbilly hotdog?

Surrey residents will have the opportunity to try these delicacies and more now that the city has chosen 10 mobile food vendors to be part of its new food truck program.

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June 15

Ed Sheeran Arrives at the MMVAs in a Food Truck, Serves French Fries to Fans – TORONTO, CA – Ed Sheeran never ceases to amaze us. The “Don’t” crooner shocked everyone this year when he arrived at the MMVAs in a food truck. Yes, a food truck.

The outside of the truck was plastered with pics of hamburgers, hot dogs and french fries, but once people found out Ed was inside, the fans couldn’t have cared less about the food.

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