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 Natick, Houston, Lincoln, Malibu and Peachtree.


November 2

Natick selectmen considering food truck policy – NATICK, MA – As food trucks grow in popularity, selectmen are considering developing a policy for the mobile food vendors.

Selectmen Chairman Paul Joseph said an out-of-town vendor has approached the town about setting up during the downtown farmer’s market. That prompted a discussion with Natick Center Associates representatives about food trucks and their potential effect on existing restaurants, Joseph said during the board’s Thursday’s meeting.

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Popular food truck offers free pizza for life — if you tattoo a logo design on your body – HOUSTON, TX – If you love pizza and body art, Pi Pizza Truck has a deal for you.

In celebration of his first anniversary in business, Pi Pizza owner Anthony Calleo has teamed up with Scorpion Studios tattoo artist Gabe Massey, coming up with a slate of Pi-branded tattoo designs that will earn anyone who inks them on their body free pizza for life.

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November 3

Mobile Food Stand Robbed Overnight – LINCOLN, NE – Employees at El Rancho Mobile Restaurant were robbed overnight at gunpoint.

According to Lincoln Police Captain Jason Stille, a man walked up to the El Rancho food truck at 100 N.27th Street, just after 1:00 Saturday morning. He pointed a gun and demanded cash.

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Malibu Crackdown on Food Trucks in the Works – MALIBU, CA – With complaints about food trucks and other mobile vendors on the rise in Malibu, the Malibu City Council is set to discuss the city’s options in putting more restrictions on the businesses later this month.

Councilwoman Laura Zahn Rosenthal said she is in favor of enforcing laws already in place that regulate food trucks and other mobile vendors.

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November 4

PTC working on food truck rules – PEACHTREE, GA – An ordinance laying out rules for mobile food trucks was approved by the Peachtree City Planning Commission at its Oct. 22 meeting.

But the commission is recommending that food trucks be limited to those operated by restaurants that already exist in the city, which might defeat the purpose of the food truck initiative. Food trucks are a nationwide trend as a way to offer food in a given area that may not currently be offered by traditional restaurants.

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