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 Rochester, Chicago, Maryland and Burlingame.

November 22

Off the Wire Food Truck NewsFood Trucks in Limbo – ROCHESTER, NY – Rochester’s food truck pilot program expires at the end of the year, but there’s not yet a plan to keep it going into the new year.

“As of right now there is nothing concrete going into 2014,” said Joe Cario, owner of Roc City Sammich.

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Food truck vendors dig in for a piece of street turf against brick-and-mortar restaurants – CHICAGO, IL – Entrepreneur Greg Burke ekes out his living hawking sausages and breaded-and-fried meat sandwiches aboard the Schnitzel King, a food truck he operates in Chicago.

But he says restrictive local ordinances make it tough to keep his head above water. So Burke is suing the city for what he contends are anticompetitive practices designed to protect brick-and-mortar restaurants.

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November 23

Restaurants At Gas Stations Could Be Next Big Thing For Foodies and Road-Trippers – Dorothy Goldstein had just visited her late husband at the cemetery. Now, she and her son were hungry for a nice lunch. So, on a beautiful autumn afternoon, they headed for a gas station.

At the Exxon station in downtown Olney, Maryland, they stepped up to the counter of Corned Beef King, where they’d dined before. To their left: a beef jerky display. To their right: keno on TV. All around them: the delish aroma of a New York deli.

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November 24

Off the Grid and Burlingame merchants working on compromise to keep popular food truck event in town – BURLINGAME, CA – A compromise between merchants and event organizer Off the Grid could keep the popular weekly food truck happenings in downtown Burlingame.

Under the deal, the events would move from Thursday evenings to Tuesdays and be held on Broadway instead of in the Caltrain parking lot.

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