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 Washington DC, Louisville, Victor and College Park.
Some Food Trucks Shut Down Along With the Government – WASHINGTON DC – When PORC food truck hit the streets on Tuesday, co-owner Josh Saltzman gave his crew specific instructions: Don’t to go anywhere near a government building. L’Enfant Plaza, normally one of the most popular food truck destinations, has become a lunchtime ghost town amid the government shutdown. Instead, PORC headed to Franklin Park. But that wasn’t much better. PORC did about half of the business it normally does, ultimately losing money for the day.
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Health Dept. Official: Goal is to Introduce Food Truck Letter Grades by Year-End – LOUISVILLE – KY – The Louisville Metro Department of Health & Wellness’s goal is to introduce letter grades for food trucks by the end of 2013.