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World Street Food Congress Singapore

June 10, 2013 By Brett Burmeister 1 Comment The World Street Food Congress took place the past ten days in Singapore and Portland made a great showing. From the first night to the last, residents of Singapore and beyond enjoyed porchetta from The People’s Pig, shrimp and grits or smothered chicken from The Swamp Shack or a crab…
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The Bay Area’s First Soul Food Truck?

Plus, Oakland nonprofits host Food Day celebrations. By Luke Tsai @theluketsai The Bay Area is home to food trucks that specialize in Eritrean-Irish fusion cuisine, Hong Kong-style egg tarts and curry fish balls, and tacos of every conceivable ethnic origin, among countless others. So it's somewhat amazing to consider that Oakland resident Kenny Stuckey's new venture, Kenny's…
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Chicago’s First Food Truck Rally: Who, What, When and Where

By Carole Kuhrt Brewer, October 8, 2013 at 10:28 am Be sure to make room for Beavers mini donuts at Chicago's Food Truck RallyGet your appetites ready. Chicago's first everChicago Food Truck Rally, featuring eight of Chicago's most popular food trucks, will be rallying at Daley Plaza this Friday, October 11. The event, presented by Mayor Rahm…
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Tamale Fusion Opens Downtown Olympia Food Cart

October 10, 2013 | Filed underFood and Art,Food Shopping | Posted by ThurstonTalk Editor By Jennifer Crain Melanie Gary and Devon McCabe both have fond memories of the California tamale sellers who would drop in at the office or pedal around the neighborhood with a cooler strapped to a bicycle in their respective cities. Neither knew how much they…
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City attracts food trucks

Food trucks — like Rubamba, above — have overtaken the Elm City. The Caseus food truck, one of the first in New Haven, opened four years ago. Photo by Marisa Lowe. BY AMANDA BUCKINGHAM AND PATRICK CASEY CONTRIBUTING REPORTER AND STAFF REPORTER Friday, September 27, 2013 New Haven foodies these days have plenty of reasons to rejoice. Food trucks…
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Food Truck that Used Kickstarter to Launch Restaurant Opens its Doors

POSTED ON OCTOBER 22, 2013 BY STAFF Athenian Grill owner and chef Ilias Pappas serving up food on the opening day of his new restaurant. Lexington, KY – After months of renovation work and preparation, the popular Athenian Grill food truck has found a permanent home in a brick-and-mortar restaurant on South Ashland Avenue. Owner and chef Ilias…
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Battleground Food Trucks: The Candidates on Mobile Eateries

By Deena Shanker Wed., Oct. 23 2013 at 7:00 AM   Scarlett Lindeman Tacos like these from Tacos El Vagabundo may be endangered with more food truck regulation. At 2 a.m. on a Saturday, on the corner of East Second Street and Avenue A, there are at least 30 people standing around a Mexican food truck waiting…
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Peached Tortilla Pops Up in Driftwood

Trailer food and craft beer invade tiny Driftwood, blow town away BY MICK VANN, 10:15AM, WED. OCT. 9 While I won't be among the throngs in Zilker Park this weekend sustaining myself with food from the Peached Tortilla or slurping down Real Ale in the new ACL Beer Hall, I'm partial to both products. Not long ago, they practically brought a…
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How Do St. Louis Food Trucks Survive the Winter?

Collars up at Shell's Coastal Cuisine | Jennifer Silverberg Tonight the final Food Truck Friday of the season takes place at Tower Grove Park and to fete/mourn the occasion, trucks are arriving a little early. At 4 p.m. beloved food trucks like Completely Sauced, the Sweet Divine and Lulu's Local Eatery will dispense their portable…
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Food trucks cook up $650M in annual sales: report

Jeff Kovacs | cc-licensed http://flic.kr/p/9nefkv Food trucks generate about $650 million in revenue annually, according to a new report from the National League of Cities. Margie Manning, Tampa Bay Business Journal The food truck frenzy that’s caught on in the past few years has fed economic appetites, according to a new report from the National…
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