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This spring, a new wave of mobile eateries are rolling out, offering everything from kebabs and burgers to cupcakes and Chinese steamed buns.
Alexander said “But they’re making a sizable amount of income. … We want things to be fair” between the trucks and existing, brick-and-mortar restaurants.
With temperatures dipping below freezing, the hungry masses who assembled on Franklin Square on Monday enjoyed a rare opportunity to sample the menus of 12 different food trucks -- assuming, that is, their numb tongues allowed them to taste anything at all.
Curbside Cupcakes co-owner Kristi Whitfield and several of her fellow food truckers were mingling after one of their regular Monday meetings (you know, those gatherings where the mobile foodies fret and commiserate and devise strategies to counter those who would put them out of business).
“Typical POS systems for restaurants won’t work for us. Those systems are designed for brick-and-mortar locations and cost thousands of dollars.”
So why do these chuck wagons continue to roll during winter? Simple: They have bills to pay, such as commissary and vehicle storage fees, and people to keep employed.